Research

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.

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Business Case

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.

Women in the Workforce: India (Quick Take)

An overview of working women in India, including stats on demographics, education, and diversity.

STEM

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.

STEM

Women in Energy (Quick Take)

A statistical overview of women working in the male-dominated energy industry—including mining, gas, and oil—globally, in Canada, and in the United States.

DEI 101

LGBTQ+ Workplace Issues (Quick Take)

Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.

DEI 101

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.

DEI 101

Women in Management (Quick Take)

Statistical overview of women in senior management and leadership positions around the world.

Business Case

Women in the Automotive Industry (Quick Take)

American and European women are underrepresented in the fields of automotive manufacturing, repair, and sales.

Business Case

Women in Law (Quick Take)

Data and sources on women in law in Canada, Europe, and the United States.

Women of Color

People of Colour in Canada (Quick Take)

Facts and figures about Canada's people of colour population in the workplace and education.

DEI 101

Women in Male-Dominated Industries and Occupations (Quick Take)

Women working in male-dominated industries face a variety of challenges including pervasive stereotypes and sexual harassment.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce: Global (Quick Take)

In many countries, women account for 40% or more of the total labor force.

Women of Color

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.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce: Japan (Quick Take)

Women are the key to Japan's labor force transformation, but they continue to face many challenges.

Working Parents

Working Parents (Quick Take)

How do family composition and paid leave for parents compare around the world?

Business Case

Women in the Workforce: Canada (Quick Take)

How does Canada's increasing, diversifying, and aging population impact working women?

Covid-19

The Impact of Covid-19 on Workplace Inclusion (Quick Take)

Workplace survey during pandemic reveals optimism about gender equity but skepticism about company commitment.

Business Case

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.

Business Case

Women in the Workforce: Mexico (Quick Take)

While important advances have been made, Mexican women still face many workplace challenges.

Business Case

Women in Financial Services (Quick Take)

A look at the state of women working in specific occupations that fall within the field of financial services.