Benchmarks and data
European - Dutch comparison
Gender Equality Index Score for the Netherlands, 2021
Netherlands ranks third place for gender equality with a score of 75,9, behind Sweden en Denmark.
Gender Equality Index Indicators Work and Knowledge, 2021
See for more information on Gender in Research the website of the European Institute for Gender Equality.
University of Humanistic Studies
Composition of work force (scientific and non-scientific staff), men/women ratio in %
- 2017: men 35,3%, women 64,7%
- 2018: men 35,8 %, women 64,2%
- 2019: men 36,9%, women 63,1 %
- 2020: men 37,7%, women 62,3%
Universities in the Netherlands, reported data (WOPI cijfers), men/women ratio in %:
- 2017: men 55,7%, women 44,3%
- 2018: men 53,2 %, women 46,8%
- 2019: men 52,7%, women 47.3 %
- 2020: men 52%, women 48%
Dutch Network of Women Professors
The Dutch Network of Women Professors (Landelijk Netwerk Vrouwelijke Hoogleraren, LNVH) aims to promote and sustain equal representation of women in academia, works towards the betterment of the position of women of all backgrounds and pushes for an inclusive and safe academic community..
At the end of 2020, the average percentage of women full professors was 25.7%. This translates to a growth rate of 1.5 percentage point relative to the end of 2019, when the percentage was 24.2%. It also means that, for the first time in the history of the Netherlands, one in every four full professors is a woman: a milestone.
At the end of 2020, 9 full professors were employed at the University of Humanistic Studies: 7 women and 2 men. This amounted to a total of 8 FTE: 6 FTE women and 2 FTE men. The University of Humanistic Studies had 75% women full professors (in FTEs)
(Source: Quote from the Women Professors Monitor 2021, page 7)
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