Statistics

Appointments to S&P/ASX 200 Boards

  • We track new appointments on a real-time basis.
  • The latest percentage of women on ASX 200 boards is 20.4% (30 April 2015).
  • The percentage of women on boards of ASX 200 companies and the proportion of women comprising new appointments increased significantly in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • A total of 30 boards in the ASX 200 still do not have any women.

 Percentage of women

Source: Statistics for 2008 are drawn from EOWA's 2008 Australian Census of Women in Leadership. Statistics for all other years are based on the Australian Institute of Company Directors research. Company rankings data provided by S&P/ASX 200.

Proportion of women comprising new appointments

  • Women have comprised 30% of new appointments to ASX 200 boards to date in 2015 (30 April).
  • Women comprised 30% of new appointments to ASX 200 boards in 2014.
  • Women comprised 22% of new appointments to ASX 200 boards in 2013.
  • Women comprised 22% of new appointments to ASX 200 boards in 2012.
  • Women comprised 28% of all new appointments to ASX 200 boards in 2011, compared to 25% in 2010 and only 5% in 2009 and 8% in 2008.

 Proportion of women

Source: Research conducted by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Number of women appointed to ASX 200 boards

16 Women have been appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2015 (30 April 2015).

  • 53 women were appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2014.
  • 37 women were appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2013.
  • 41 women were appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2012.
  • 68 women were appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2011.
  • 56 women were appointed to ASX 200 boards in 2010, a substantial increase on 2009 (10 women appointed).

 Number of women

Source: Research conducted by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Appointments to S&P/ASX 300 Boards

  • The latest percentage of women on ASX 300 boards is 18.6% (30 April 2015).
  • Women have comprised 26% of new appointments to ASX 300 boards to date in 2015.
  • A total of 72 boards in the ASX 300 still do not have any women.