Diversity In The Mining Industry Statistics

Diversity in the mining industry statistics show a lack of representation of women and minority groups, with the workforce being predominantly male.

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"As of 2020, women represent around 16% of the mining workforce in Australia."

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"In 2018, women held 23% of director positions in Canadian mining companies."

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"In the UK, women comprise only about 8% of the workforce in the mining sector."

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"A PWC (2020) report revealed that only 1 in 10 mining and metals companies have a systematic plan in place to promote diversity and inclusion."

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"Indigenous people only make up about 7.5% of Canada's mining industry workforce."

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"In South Africa, the representation of women in the mining sector is at 12%."

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"The Minerals Council of Australia reported in 2020 only 17% of executive management roles in mining were filled by women."

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"In 2019, only 10% of the mining industry workforce in Australia were non-Australian born."

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"A 2018 report indicated that LGBTQ+ individuals in the mining sector felt less comfortable disclosing their identity at work compared to other industries."

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"In 2020, only 15% of executive positions in mining in the United States were held by women."

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"In a 2021 study, 19.2% of mining and quarrying companies in Australia had a considerable gender pay gap."

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"A 2020 Federation for American Immigration Reform study revealed that immigrants made up roughly 17% of workers in the mining industry in the US."

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"In South Africa, the representation of black individuals in mining management rose to 45% in 2019."

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"A 2020 study in Canada found that women filled less than 13% of trades positions in the mining industry."

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"As of 2020, only 1 in 20 Australian Mining CEOs is a woman."

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