Nearly 7.3 million persons hold managerial positions in enterprises with 10 employees or more located in the European Union (EU): 4.7 million men (65% of all managers) and 2.6 million women (35%), according to Eurostat. In other words, despite representing approximately half of all employed persons in the EU, women continue to be underrepresented in managerial positions. Cyprus ranks last together with Germany and Italy at 22%. Latvia ranks first with 53%, Bulgaria and Poland follow with 44%, Ireland with 43%, Estonia with 42%, Lithuania, Hungary and Romania with 41%, France and Sweden with 40%, Luxembourg with 24% and Belgium and Austria with 23%. At EU level, about a third (35%) of managers are women.
Source: Cyprus News Agency