Catalyst research is the foundation of all our solutions for creating equitable workplaces. We examine today's work environments and employees' experiences in them. We track representation of women in corporate leadership and determine the root causes of gender gaps. We use fact-based, scientific methods—including longitudinal panels and large-scale field studies—to explore barriers and measure success. Whether you’re looking for numbers, ideas, or solutions, Catalyst has what you need. It’s why Catalyst is the most-trusted resource for knowledge on gender and inclusive leadership in the business.
Women’s Earnings – The Pay Gap: Quick Take
A statistical overview of the global gender pay gap, including data from Canada, Europe, and the United States.
List: Women CEOs of the S&P 500
Only 6.0% of S&P 500 CEOs are women. See which companies put women at the top of their C-suites.
Generations—Demographic Trends in Population and Workforce: Quick Take
This Quick Take has revealing information about different generations in the workforce worldwide.
Women in the Workforce – Global: Quick Take
In many countries, women account for 40% or more of the total labor force.
Women of Color in the United States: Quick Take
Women of color will be the majority of all women in the United States by 2060.
Women in Government: Quick Take
A snapshot of the leadership roles women play in democratically elected governments around the world.
The Detrimental Impact of Covid-19 on Gender and Racial Equality: Quick Take
As childcare needs go unmet and mental health strains skyrocket during Covid-19, women are disproportionately losing ground and losing jobs.
Women in the Workforce – Japan: Quick Take
Women are the key to Japan's labor force transformation, but they continue to face many challenges.
Women in the Workforce – India: Quick Take
An overview of working women in India, including stats on demographics, education, and diversity.
Working Parents: Quick Take
How do family composition and paid leave for parents compare around the world?
People of Colour in Canada: Quick Take
Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.
Women in the Workforce – United States: Quick Take
Data overview of American women at all levels of the workforce, updated to reflect changes during Covid-19 pandemic.
The Impact of Structural Racism on Black Americans
Many disparities between US Black and White communities stem from a long history of discriminatory and dehumanizing laws and policies.
Women in the Workforce – Canada: Quick Take
How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?
Women in Management: Quick Take
Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions around the world.
Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Quick Take
Data and sources for women in STEM industries in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.
The Impact of Covid-19 on Job Loss: Quick Take
Learn about Covid-19 job loss in Canada, Europe, and the United States.
The Impact of Covid-19 on Workplace Inclusion: Survey
Workplace survey during pandemic reveals optimism about gender equity but skepticism about company commitment.
Women in the Workforce – UK: Quick Take
A statistical snapshot of the population, education, labour force, and leadership positions of women in the workforce in the United Kingdom.
Women in the Workforce – Mexico: Quick Take
While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.