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Men twice as often in executive positions as women

C O R R E C T I O N S in the first paragraph

According to the census results for reference date 9 May 2011, 6.8% (1.5 million) of the total of 21.4 million men in employment worked as executives. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the proportion of women in executive positions in relation to the total of 18.8 million women in employment was 3.0% (0.6 million). This means that men were twice as often in executive positions as women.

For further information see the press release.

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