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Diversity In The Utilities Industry Statistics

Diversity statistics in the utilities industry indicate that women and minorities are underrepresented, with low levels of diversity at both the executive and workforce levels.

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"As per a study, 68% of utility professionals felt that the workforce in utilities sector was not diverse."

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"5% of all CEOs in utilities industry are women as of 2020."

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"In the senior leadership teams of 80 major energy companies, just 13% were women, in 2019."

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"The average gender pay gap across the UK’s energy industry is 19.2%."

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"People of color represented 34 percent of the utilities industry workforce in 2015."

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"Only 6% of executive board seats of the energy industry are held by women, in 2019."

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"Only 17% of the Utilities sector workforce are of minority ethnic background in the UK."

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"Only 1% of electricity generation and supply companies were run by ethnic minority individuals, in 2018."

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"Approximately 20% of the total workforce in the European utilities industry are women."

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"The US power sector employs more people in coal- and gas-powered plants (86.3%) than in renewable energy jobs (14.5%) on average, despite a diversity of power sources."

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"People with disabilities make up less than 1% of staff in the energy industry in the UK."

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"A study showed that 11% of employees in utilities sector felt that their organization was inclusive and valued diversity."

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"A survey found that 28% of power and utilities organization had a program in place to promote gender diversity in 2019."

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"Only 17% of utilities professionals believe that their industry has successfully incorporated diversity and inclusion into their culture."

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"In 2016, minorities made up 20% of the workforce in the utilities and oil and gas extraction industries."

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"In 2018, 23% of utilities professionals in Canada worked part-time, providing a diverse workforce."

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"37% of surveyed energy businesses in the UK in 2019 had no plans to increase diversity."

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"32.1% of the employees in the UK's utilities sector were women, as of 2020."

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"Only 5% of utility companies globally have achieved gender parity at senior levels."

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