Data

Name: Boardwalk Leadership: Public Sector, Private Sector, and Political Positions Data 2015

Description: Proportions of women serving in leadership positions across the private and public sectors in the Commonwealth

Source: Boardwalk Leadership, Boardwalk Gender Leadership Index

Country Average % Across Public Sector Women % Cabinet Ministers Women % Deputy Ministers Women % Permanent Secretary Women % Deputy Permanent Secretary Women % Directors Women % Of GC Boards Members % GC With Women
Trinidad and Tobago 48 18 58 75 58 28 93
The Bahamas 46 27 52 78 42 31 80
Grenada 44 29 86 DM DM 18 26
Jamaica 43 20 63 DM 61 29 93
Barbados 40 15 50 74 46 14 33
Saint Lucia 40 15 30 64 63 26 85
Antigua and Barbuda 38 6 69 DM DM 39 86
Canada 36 31 41 DM 42 29 DM
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 34 11 58 DM 58 8 50
Dominica 33 13 47 DM 40 31 74
Belize 31 10 44 DM 38 33 100
Guyana 31 25 13 DM 54 DM DM
Saint Kitts and Nevis 29 9 32 DM 48 28 100
United Kingdom 27 24 n/a 22 n/a 35 27
Singapore 25 6 27 25 20 45 n/a
Malaysia 20 6 22 32 12 30 16
Cyprus 20 9 DM 27 n/a 30 13
Maldives 19 13 15 20 40 n/a 9
Sri Lanka 18 3 3 19 29 37 8
India 17 26 5 17 20 17 8
Malta 15 7 0 21 n/a 24 20
Brunei 11 0 13 19 8 14 10
Bangladesh 10 7 11 8 19 5 n/a
Pakistan 9 0 20 10 3 14 5
New Zealand 37 25 40 23 47 50 37 96
Australia 33 5 40 23 47 40 43 100
Tonga 22 8 n/a DM DM 36 23 57
Fiji 21 20 n/a 21 13 30 23 54
Nauru 17 17 DM DM DM DM DM DM
Kiribati 15 15 n/a DM n/a DM DM DM
Samoa 12 7 5 n/a n/a 27 10 36
Solomon Islands 10 0 n/a 25 DM DM 6 13
Papua New Guinea 10 3 n/a n/a n/a n/a 16 40
Tuvalu 0 0 n/a n/a n/a DM DM DM
Vanuatu 0 0 n/a DM DM DM DM DM
Lesotho 41 22 57 23 56 57 34 100
Seychelles 37 23 n/a 33 n/a 45 45 100
South Africa 36 43 47 18 n/a 38 33 100
Botswana 32 21 n/a 17 50 47 26 100
United Republic of Tanzania 32 45 26 27 36 26 n/a n/a
Namibia 30 22 0 19 50 57 34 91
Uganda 28 37 26 19 n/a n/a 31 60
Kenya 28 33 n/a n/a n/a 23 28 61
Mauritius 27 11 0 37 38 58 20 71
Rwanda 27 35 20 n/a n/a 23 30 31
Nigeria 25 28 40 19 n/a 29 12 61
Mozambique 23 24 21 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ghana 20 30 12 17 n/a n/a 20 92
Zambia 19 20 19 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Swaziland 18 26 0 12 30 n/a 24 65
Sierra Leone 13 7 19 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cameroon 13 14 n/a 17 n/a 10 9 9
Malawi 8 17 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
India 17 26 5 17 20 17 8 n/a
United Kingdom 27 24 n/a 22 n/a 35 27 n/a
Maldives 19 13 15 20 40 n/a 9 n/a
Cyprus 20 9 DM 27 n/a 30 13 n/a
Malta 15 7 0 21 n/a 24 20 n/a
Bangladesh 10 7 11 8 19 5 n/a n/a
Singapore 25 6 27 25 20 45 n/a n/a
Malaysia 20 6 22 32 12 30 16 n/a
Sri Lanka 18 3 3 19 29 37 8 n/a
Brunei 11 0 13 19 8 14 10 n/a
Pakistan 9 0 20 10 3 14 5 n/a