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AmorePacific tops the chart in terms of female employees

AmorePacific has the highest ratio of female employees among major local firms, a corporate tracker said Thursday.
 
AmorePacific had 8,117 female workers as of the end of December last year, which accounted for 74.8 percent of its total workforce, according to Korea CXO Institute.
 
The institute attributed AmorePacific's high percentage to its business catering mainly to women.
 
Hana Bank came next with 60.5 percent, followed by home appliance vendor SK Magic. with 56.4 percent, the state-run Industrial Bank of Korea with 54.5 percent and Mirae Asset Life Insurance with 51.4 percent.
 
Samsung Electronics Co. had 28,408 female workers as of end-December, or 25.9 percent of its 109,490 workforce.
 
The Samsung Electronics ratio was down from 33 percent 10 years earlier.
 
Hyundai Motor had 4,006 female employees, or 5.6 percent of its 72,020 workers, with Kia employing 1,355 woman workers, or 3.9 percent of its headcount.
 
As of end-December, 43 major South Korea companies had 82,000 female workers, 23.2 percent of their combined workforce of 355,000, according to the institute.
 
Yonhap 
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