GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Diversity In The Paper Industry Statistics

The statistics indicate a lack of diversity in the paper industry, with underrepresentation of minority groups and women at various levels.

Statistic 1

"In 2020, the paper and packaging industry in the U.S. saw only 12 percent of its personnel coming from minority groups."

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"About 33 percent of the Board of Directors in the top 100 US Forest, Paper, and Packaging (FPP) companies were women in 2020."

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"Despite women making up nearly half of the overall workforce, they only make up 9% of the manufacturing sector, which includes paper manufacturing."

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"Hispanic or Latino workers constitute just 3% of the paper and printing industry workforce in the UK."

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"Only 37% of the workers in the global pulp, paper, and print sector are women."

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"As of 2019, less than 8% of managers in the overall manufacturing sector, which includes paper manufacturing, were African American."

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"5% of all the key positions in the top 10 paper manufacturing companies are held by women."

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"The percentage of Asian workers in the U.S. pulp, paper, and allied products industry stands at a mere 1.2%."

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"In Europe, only one in four (25%) board members in the pulp and paper industry is a woman."

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"Only 27% of the key positions in Europe's paper & board manufacturers are filled with women."

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"91% of paper industry employees in the U.S. are non-Hispanic classifying it as a significantly non-diverse industry."

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"In the UK, there were 37.5% of women in the senior management positions in the paper industry in 2020."

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"Less than 10% of the top leadership roles in the U.S. paper industry are filled by individuals from minority ethnic groups."

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"On average, women hold just 13.8% of board seats in the top 100 FPP companies worldwide."

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"Only 16% of the workforce in the European pulp and paper industry is younger than 30 years old."

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Statistic 16

"Out of the total number of employees in the pulp, paper, and paperboard mills in the U.S., only 18.7% are women."

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"Only 2% of the senior positions in the global paper industry are held by African American individuals."

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