European Database: Women in Decision-making

Fact Sheet - Women in the Ministries of Finance in the EU-Member States and Liechtenstein 1998

Country Female Empoyees EOL* (since) Senior Ministers (W/T) Junior Ministers (W/T) Female Heads of Departments (W/T) Female Heads of Unions (W/T)
Austria No data available
Belgium 43% 1990 (0/1) 0% (0/0) 0% (0/11) 0% (0/3) 0%
Denmark 33% No (0/1) 100% (0/1) 0% (0/2) 0% (0/6) 0%
Finland 58% 1987 (0/2) 0% (0/3) 0% (0/6) 0% (0/27) 0%
France 61% No (0/1) 0% (1/4) 25% (2/23) 9% (77/1047) 7%
Germany 36% 1994 (0/1) 0% (1/5) 20% (3/41) 7% (16/177) 9%
Greece No data available
Ireland No data available
Italy 45% 1977 (0/1) 0% (0/2) 0% (0/4) 0% (0/21) 0%
Liechtenstein 40% 1999 (0/1) 0% (0/1) 0% (0/4) 0% (1/3) 33%
Luxembourg No data available
Netherlands No data available
Portugal - 1988 (0/1) 0% (0/3) 0% (26/128) 20% -
Spanien - 1978 (0/1) 0% (1/4) 25% (5/22) 23% (5/133) 4%
Sweden 52% 1992 (0/2) 0% (2/4) 50% (2/6) 33% (10/38) 26%
United Kingdom 40% No (3/6) 50% - (1/7) 14% (10/70) 14%
(W/T): Women/Total
* EOL = Equal Opportunity Legislation

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