Share of companies with women on boards 2017, by type

The statistic depicts the percentage of companies with women on boards of directors in Japan in 2017, sorted by type of representation. In 2017, the share of companies with no women on board was highest with around 52.3 percent. Companies with one female board seat or more accounted for 47.7 percent of the companies examined.

Percentage of companies with women on boards of directors in Japan in 2017, by type of representation

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Source

Release date

December 2017

Region

Japan

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

321 respondents

Special properties

MSCI ACWI Index companies

Supplementary notes

The source provides the following information:
In markets where companies maintain more than one board, management and audit boards are omitted, so that all director counts are focused on either “board of directors” or “supervisory board” membership.

The MSCI ACWI Index, MSCI’s flagship global equity index, is designed to represent performance of the full opportunity set of large- and mid-cap stocks across 23 developed and 24 emerging markets. As of March 2018, it covers more than 2,400 constituents across 11 sectors and approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each market.

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