Evidence of the 'Gender Commuting Gap'

Men are more likely to undertake longer commutes, according to recent analysis of U.K. commuting habits.

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November 12, 2018, 12:00 PM PST

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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"Men undertake almost two-thirds of commutes lasting more than an hour," according to an article on the U.K. Office for National Statistics website to announce new analysis earlier this month.

"[The analysis] also reveals that women tend to undertake shorter journeys to work, accounting for more than half (55%) of commutes lasting 15 minutes or less," according to the post.

The article breaks down those findings into more detail and provides infographics to illustrate those details.

A post by Cassie Werber follows up on this analysis with an article to connect the "gender commuting gap" with the gender pay gap.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Office for National Statistics

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