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.
|Region||% of total regional workforce|
|Region||% of total workforce|
|Item||% of total workforce|
|< 30 years||13.2
|30 - 50 years||62.0
|> 50 years||24.8
|Item||% of total management|
|Staff (clerks, lab, production staff incl. shift team leaders)||76.7|
|Staff (clerks, lab, production staff incl. shift team leaders)
|Contract||% of total workforce|
|Apprenticeship / internship||0.7
TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT (PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY), BY REGION
|Contract||Permanent (%)||Temporary (%)|
|Apprenticeship / Internship (%)||0.7
C. TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYMENT TYPE (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME)
|Contract||Number of employees|
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.
|Year||Employee turnover rate (%)|
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.