In 2012 women accounted for 21% of managing directors and 24% of chairmen of boards of directors. The share of women is highest in small enterprises and decreases as the enterprises grow larger. The share of women is as well highest within the youngest category of managers and chairmen.
With respect to fields of economic activity the highest share of female managers is in the field of other service activities where they account for 62%, men are in the majorty in all other fields.
Source: Statistics Iceland