In 2017, the Department of Statistics in Malaysia published a report titled Statistics on Women Empowerment in Selected Domains, which provided information on student enrollment in engineering, manufacturing, and construction. The overall proportion of women enrolled in these fields was between 37% and 40% from 2014 to 2016. Women’s representation differs by the type of institution attended, such that women in public university tend to comprise about 45% of the enrolled students in engineering, manufacturing, and construction while women attending private institutions of higher education represent 32% or less of the students enrolled in these fields.
- Department of Statistics Malaysia (2017). Statistics on Women Empowerment in Select Domains.