Table 1

Overall and women’s representation at the ESC congress between 2018 and 2021 stratified by continent and by European region

Faculty2018201920202021
Continents
Europe
Total (women and men)12121154517714
Women’s representation within continent (%)26272729
Overall continent representation (%)73757474
Americas
Total (women and men)261213130164
Women’s representation within continent (%)23253032
Overall continent representation (%)16141917
Asia
Total (women and men)1151053662
Women’s representation within continent (%)17192526
Overall continent representation (%)7756
Oceania
Total (women and men)30341314
Women’s representation within continent (%)30211529
Overall continent representation (%)2222
Africa
Total (women and men)313139
Women’s representation within continent (%)36366767
Overall continent representation (%)220.41
European regions
Eastern Europe
Total (women and men)911012228
Women’s representation within region (%)32402322
Overall region representation within Europe (%)8944
Southern Europe
Total (women and men)276268134150
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)30181814
Overall region representation within Europe (%)23232621
Northern Europe
Total (women and men)1121134369
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)26472424
Overall region representation within Europe (%)910810
Western Europe
Total (women and men)733672318467
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)26361721
Overall region representation within Europe (%)60586265
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Continents
Europe
Total (women and men)2077223720681940
Women’s representation within continent (%)38414344
Overall continent representation (%)63636368
Americas
Total (women and men)294361331380
Women’s representation within continent (%)28322938
Overall continent representation (%)9101011
Asia
Total (women and men)844854795561
Women’s representation within continent (%)20212228
Overall continent representation (%)25242419
Oceania
Total (women and men)67807153
Women’s representation within continent (%)33433943
Overall continent representation (%)2222
Africa
Total (women and men)29403430
Women’s representation within continent (%)21303527
Overall continent representation (%)1111
European regions
Eastern Europe
Total (women and men)315354330334
Women’s representation within region (%)46506054
Overall region representation within Europe (%)15161617
Southern Europe
Total (women and men)566552624616
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)53414343
Overall region representation within Europe (%)27253032
Northern Europe
Total (women and men)284310228174
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)32326139
Overall region representation within Europe (%)1414119
Western Europe
Total (women and men)9121021886816
Women’s representation within region (mean, %)41314132
Overall region representation within Europe (%)44464342