Only six per cent of engineers in the UK are female - a proportion which has remained the same since 2008, according to new figures from the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

That's not the only industry in Britain where women are under-represented. Here, from police to chefs to firefighters, are the percentage of women working in other male-dominated professions:

Sources: Wise Campaign/The Guardian/ Guardian/Huffington Post/Institution of Engineering and Technology

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