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2022 DEI Survey results
The Global Real Estate DEI Survey 2022 results have been released showing that in North America, the representation of women and people of color has increased year-over-year by almost 4% and 8% respectively.
According to the results of the DEI Survey 2022, which represents 357,041 full-time employees, $2.34 trillion of AUM, and a cross section of the commercial real estate industry in terms of size, region and business classification, the gender balance in North America moved in favor of more female representation between 2021 and 2022 - increasing to 42.5% of the workforce in 2022, up year-over-year from 41%.
In North America, representation by people of color also increased year-over-year by almost 8%, increasing from 29% in 2021 to 31.3% in 2022.
Europe & APAC: Among organizations reporting for Europe, female representation increased by almost 4% in 2022 — rising to 39.5% up from 38% in 2021. In Asia-Pacific, participants reported that women represented 50% of the workforce, up from 47% in 2021 — a 6.4% increase year-over-year.
Scale of the data: The Survey brings together participation from 192 unique organizations which provided 210 submissions detailing their DEI practices in North America (81.4% of respondents), Europe (12.4%) and Asia-Pacific (6.2%). Data was collected between July 28 and October 7, 2022. It was produced by ANREV, INREV, Ferguson Partners, NAREIM, NCREIF, PREA, REALPAC and ULI.
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