The total number of employees at the end of the reporting period was 24,848. Female employees in the Group account for 22.8% of the total workforce.

FEMALE EMPLOYEES
Region % of total regional workforce
EMEA 21.8
Americas 21..2
Asia/Pacific 25.3
Global Business 21.9
Corporate 30.6
REGIONAL SPLIT (ALL EMPLOYEES)
Region % of total workforce
EMEA 41.9
Americas
20.4
Asia/Pacific 24.3
Global Business
9.7
Corporate 2.6

 

 

Item % of total workforce
Age Group
< 30 years 13.2
30 - 50 years 62.0
> 50 years 24.8

 

 

Item % of total management
Male employees 77.2
Staff (clerks, lab, production staff incl. shift team leaders) 76.7
Management 78.9
Senior Management 89.1
Female employees 22.8
Staff (clerks, lab, production staff incl. shift team leaders)
23.3
Management 21.1
Senior Management 10.9

 

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY)
Contract % of total workforce
Permanent 95.6
Temporary 3.7
Apprenticeship / internship 0.7


TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY), BY REGION
 

Contract Permanent (%) Temporary (%)
EMEA 40.3
1.5
Americas 20.0 0.6
Asia/Pacific 23.5
1.0
Global Business 9.3
0.4
Corporate 2.5 0.1
Apprenticeship / Internship (%) 0.7
 

 

C. TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYMENT TYPE (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME)
   

Contract Number of employees
Full time 24,136
Part time 712
Total 24,848

Regarding employment type (full-time and part-time), we do not collect the data for gender distribution, because the number of part-time employees is considered insignificant.

EMPLOYEE TURNOVER RATE
Year Employee turnover rate (%)
2019 6.0
2018 6.9
2017 6.2

D. WHETHER A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE ORGANIZATION’S ACTIVITIES IS PERFORMED BY WORKERS WHO ARE NOT EMPLOYEES
Workers employed through employment agencies and service providers accounted for approximately 10% of Sika’s total workforce (as indicated in Disclosure 102-8) at the end of the reporting period. These workers are not on Sika’s payroll, but under contract with employment agencies. The number of temporary workers varies depending on the seasonality of the business in the individual Sika companies. The work performed by this part of the workforce is mainly manufacturing, warehousing and logistics.

E. ANY SIGNIFICANT VARIATIONS IN THE NUMBERS REPORTED IN DISCLOSURE 102-8-A, 102-8-B, AND 102-8-C
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the number of outside workers fluctuated in 2020 between 7% and 10%.

F. AN EXPLANATION OF HOW THE DATA HAVE BEEN COMPILED, INCLUDING ANY ASSUMPTIONS MADE
The figures were reported by each individual subsidiary through the central reporting system and aggregated on Group level.