- Women make up the majority of the public sector workforce in Wales, this is not generally reflected in positions of power.
- Two sectors made considerable progress, showing that it can be done:
- In the health sector the proportion of Chief Executives who are women has increased from 10 to 60 per cent.
- In education, 60 per cent of head teachers in schools in Wales are women, and the proportion of female University Vice-Chancellors has risen from 22 to 38 per cent.
- The proportion of female Council Leaders is low at nine per cent.
- There is a better gender balance among local elected representatives as a whole; three-quarters of all councillors are men.
- Since we last reported, there has been an increase in the proportion of women in the Welsh Government Cabinet.
- The proportion of AMs and Welsh MEPs who are women remains the same.
- The proportion of MPs from Wales who are women increased at the 2015 election.
- Less than five per cent of public appointments are held by disabled people, whereas over 20 per cent of the Welsh population are disabled.
- Only six per cent of chief executives or equivalent of the top 100 businesses in Wales are women.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2017