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Percent of women directorships in global top mining industry 2013

This statistic displays the percentage of directorships in the global mining industry in the top 500 listed mining companies that are held by females in 2013. At this time, four percent of executive directorships in the top 100 companies are held by women. The mining industry holds one of the smallest shares of women on boards in comparison to other industries, with the exception of oil and gas. Arguments behind the lack of women in this industry often list inhospitable locations, too much travel, lack of women with technical skills, and cultural and health and safety issues.

Share of directorships held by females in the mining industry worldwide in 2013*

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Release date

February 2014



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Top 500 mining companies

Supplementary notes

* Top 500 mining companies (ranked by market capitalisation in July 2013).

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