Proportion of women working in central banks dips

Gender equality

The number of women working in central banks on average dropped slightly in 2019, according to the most recent data from the Central Banking Directory.

Women currently make up 45% of employees at central banks around the world, while in 2018 they accounted for 46.4%. This is the second year Central Banking has surveyed central banks on their gender ratio; in our 2019 survey, we collected data from 101 central banks as opposed to 91 in 2018.

The Central Bank of Bahamas and the Croatian

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