Essential Report

Women in business

Mar 8, 2016

Thinking about men and women holding senior business positions, which of the following statements is closest to your view?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women
Men will continue to hold more top business positions than women in the future 50%   52% 55% 41% 46%   46% 53%
It’s only a matter of time before women hold as many top business positions as men 38%   38% 37% 51% 41%   39% 37%
Don’t know 13%   11% 8% 8% 14%   15% 11%

50% think that men will continue to hold more top business positions than women in the future while 38% think that it’s only a matter of time before women hold as many top business positions as men.

53% of women and 46% of men agree that men will continue to hold more top business positions.

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