Industry Key Findings
Hong Kong's most gender balanced industries:
Retail (at 79 per cent total workforce female representation), Consulting (62 per cent), Hospitality & Leisure (61 per cent), represent the most friendly industries to women in Hong Kong.
Financial Services - excluding banking and insurance (40 per cent), FMCG (42 per cent) and Industrial / Telecoms (43 per cent) represent the least gender balanced.
Industries ranked by senior management female participation:
The Retail sector also comes out on top when ranked by senior management female participation (standing at 60 per cent), alongside the NGO sector (60 per cent) that comes from a lower total workforce figure.
The Industrial sector has the lowest representation of women at senior management level (at just 2 per cent). For more information see Industry Spotlight #4.
Industries ranked by female talent retention and progression:
The NGO sector is performing strongly in terms of enabling female talent to flourish and develop (seeing a 6 per cent increase in female representation from the total workforce representation to Hong Kong senior management).
All the other industry sectors we examined in detail see a decrease in female representation through their ranks.
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