Among the employees of the live performance sector in France, 61% were men and 39% women in 2017. The sector attracts mostly men who have an easier access to the artistic and technical occupations. However the number of women is constantly rising since the year 2000. If the workforce is progressively getting more balanced, the challenge of reducing inequalities persist, concerning among other issues the overall number of employees and access to employment. Unfortunately the sanitary crisis risks to impact negatively the situation. To consult the latest ‘statistical outlook’ of the French live performance sector produced by the Commission Paritaire Nationale Emploi Formation Spectacle Vivant (CPNEF-SV), go here (in French).