Sika hired 1’979 new employees in 2020 (2’546 in 2019) and 604 employees joined through acquisitions.
25.5% of new employees are female, which is slightly lower than in 2019 (26.1%) but higher than the overall average percentage of woman (23.1%).

The Voluntary Fluctuation rate remains 2020 on a low level with 6.4% (2019: 6.0%). The Overall fluctuation slightly increased with 11.2% (10.5% in 2019). The negative gap of the overall fluctuation rate between women and men was reduced by 0,6% in 2020 from 1.9% to 0.5%.