The Hays gender diversity Global report 2016 has been compiled using data gathered between November 2015 and January 2016, including 25 different countries worldwide.
The data found from the gender diversity report are based on a largescale survey of over 11,500 respondents, both male and female, globally (57% female, 42% male and 1% preferring not to say).
Hays used country specific data with a collated minimum of 100 responses per country. The countries were as followed: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.
When releasing the report to the public, Hays commented saying –
“While the findings vary by country and by sector, we have discovered common themes and sometimes surprising results about what can be done by business leaders today to ensure that women continue to advance in their careers and achieve better representation at senior levels.”