Gender

This page is about gender as it is used in MusicBrainz. Gender applies to Artist. There are three genders in the database:

Table 1: Genders and number of Artists in the database that have that gender.
GenderNumber of Artists
Other212
Male198452
Female52964
Not Specified596841

There are 848459 artists in the database, separated in 6 types. Here is a breakdown by type and gender:

Table 2: Artists by Type and Gender
Artist TypeOtherMaleFemaleNot Specified
Character 22 442 1026 386
Choir 0 0 0 1168
Orchestra 0 0 0 1513
Other 93 116 76 664
Person 94 197602 51759 166657
Group 0 0 0 212740