Quick facts

  • According to the ABS as at June 2015, the sex ratio (the number of males per 100 females) in Queensland was 99.1. Females outnumbered males in both Greater Brisbane (with a sex ratio of 98.7) and the rest of Queensland (99.6).
     
  • Among respondents 51.4% of Board Directors were women compared to 48.5% men. But, women were more likely to be on boards with a turnover of less than $1M and men were more likely to be on boards with a turnover greater than $30M 2
     
  • There are close to 288,000 workers in the Queensland Health and Community Services Industry and 230,000 are women1.  
     
  • It’s a trend that remains consistent in the industry’s leadership roles with 6,500 women in managerial roles versus 2,500 men1.

 

References:

1 Health & Community Services Industry Labour Force Snapshot – May Quarter 2015

2 ACOSS – NFP Boards and Gender Diversity 2012

 

 

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