Gender Gaps in the Workforce: Statistics 2022 (Global Gender Gap Report 2022)

Gender gaps in labor-market recovery Gender parity in the labor force stands at 62.9%, the lowest level registered since the Global Gender Gap Index was first compiled.

Gender gaps in leadership by industry The share of women hired into leadership roles has seen a steady increase, from 33.3% in 2016 to 36.9% in 2022.

Gender gaps in political representation The global average share of women in ministerial positions nearly doubled between 2006 and 2022, increasing from 9.9% to 16.1%.

The percentage of women graduates in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is 1.7%, compared to 8.2% of men graduates.

Women continue to be overrepresented in Education and Health and Welfare degree subjects compared to men and underrepresented in STEM fields.

In Engineering and Manufacturing, the same figures are 24.6% for men and 6.6% for women.

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