GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Diversity In The E Commerce Industry Statistics

The e-commerce industry statistics demonstrate a lack of diversity in terms of gender and racial representation among top executives and board members of companies.

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"Approximately 85% of companies on the Fortune 500 list have diversity and inclusion policies, indicating the prevalence of diversity practices in major industries including E-commerce."

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"According to a 2021 US-based study, minority workers make up only 18% of leadership roles in the E-commerce industry."

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"30% of tech companies, including E-commerce giants, reported increased diversity hiring targets for 2021."

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"In the UK, BAME individuals constitute 15% of employees in the digital sector of which E-commerce is a part, suggesting a degree of racial diversity."

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"An Adobe study reported that women occupied only 28% of executive roles in the digital, including E-commerce, sector in 2021."

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"In 2021, 44% of professionals in the E-commerce and tech industry believe that their companies prioritize workforce diversity."

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"Despite widely reported diversity initiatives, the E-commerce sector remains predominantly male-dominated, with men forming 75% of all employees."

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"Black employees make up just 8% of those working in the tech and E-commerce industries."

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"Hispanic workforce representation in the E-commerce and tech industry was only 6% in 2020."

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"Close to 60% of E-commerce businesses reported having diversity and inclusion initiatives in place in 2020."

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"Among top E-commerce companies, corporate board diversity averaged at 29.2% in 2020, showcasing the push towards better leadership diversity."

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"In 2019, just 8% of senior roles in E-commerce companies were filled by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates."

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"Only 10% of E-commerce businesses were founded by women, reinforcing the gender gap in the industry."

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"As of 2021, only around 25% of IT jobs, including E-commerce, are occupied by women."

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"According to a 2021 survey, about 40% of E-commerce professionals said their companies have diversity goals or quotas to encourage hiring of underrepresented groups."

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"In Canada, only 30% of the digital workforce, which would include E-commerce, is female as of 2020."

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