42% of Hungarian managers are women

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Only one-third of senior executives in EU member states are women, but in Hungary, the proportion is much higher, with 42% of managerial positions being occupied by women, according to a survey published by the European Union’s statistical office, Eurostat, to mark International Women’s Day, writes novekedes.hu.

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According to data for 2019, 6.7 million people in the EU-27 held senior positions, 4.3 million of whom were men and 2.4 million were women.

In the case of listed EU companies, only 18% of senior executives are women, and 28% of boards of directors are made up of women.

While around half of the workforce in the European Union is female, women are under-represented in management positions, according to the Eurostat report, novekedes.hu notes.

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