Share of women in management among highest in EU

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The share of women in managerial positions in Q3 2020 stood at 42% in Hungary, according to data compiled by statistical agency Eurostat.

The figure is the joint third-highest in the entire European Union, only behind Latvia (45%) and Poland (44%). The other countries where the share of women in managerial positions stood at 42% are Bulgaria, Slovenia, and Sweden.

At the other end of the spectrum, the share of women in management stood at only 24% in Croatia, 26% in the Netherlands, and 27% in Cyprus, well below the EU average of 34%.

According to Eurostat, a total of just over 9.5 million people held a managerial position in the EU in the third quarter of 2020, and about 3.3 million of them were women.

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