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Our stats and facts

In our diversity and inclusion strategy, we globally focus on improving the numbers in 3 main areas; Gender, Generations and Nationality. Locally we have further initiatives to improve on underrepresented groups relevant to the region, some of the numbers we want to showcase here.
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Diversity overview
Ericsson aims to have 30 percent of its workforce made up of women employees by 2020, current figure is 23 percent.
Ericsson has 167 nationalities represented 39 percent of our employees are under the age of 35
46 percent of Ericsson USA employees are white, 23 percent Asian, 7 percent Hispanic, 4 percent Black (19% undisclosed)

*Numbers from our latest; 2018 Annual Report

Gender Balance

Ericsson supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal #5 to achieve gender equality. To do so, we focus on increasing gender diversity. Our 2020 gender diversity ambition is for 30% of all employees to be female, including leaders and executives. In 2018, 23% of Ericsson employees were female.


Ericsson focuses on leveraging the diverse strengths that all generations possess to increase innovation and drive high performing teams.

Sexual Orientation

Ericsson encourage employees to bring their whole selves to work. Ensuring an inclusive environment for LGBTQ employees across the globe is a key and integral part of Ericsson's Global Diversity & Inclusion strategy as our LGBTQ employees are a vital in delivering high performing results.


Ericsson aims to become an exemplar employer of disabled people and disability confident. We want people of all abilities to thrive which is why we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment.

Nationality, Culture and Ethnicity

Ericsson strives to create an environment where our people can work more effectively across cultures. We promote a diverse range of nationalities at all level and in the talent pipeline to reflect the networked society. Our cultural diversity is key to bringing the best solutions to clients.