The Sydney Scoreboard is a legacy of the 5th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport held in Sydney 2010

Women’s representation on boards of National Sport Organisations 2014.

GLOBAL INDEX SNAPSHOT

At a national level, based on 38 countries and 1,599 National Sport Organisations, the average percentage of women directors increased from 19.7 in 2010 to 20.7 in 2014.
At an international level, based on 76 international sport federations, the average percentage of women directors increased from 12 in 2012 to 13.3 in 2014.

Country Data 2013-2014


Country Number of National
Sport Organisations
Number of Women
Board Directors
Total Number of
Board Directors
Percentage of Women
Board Directors
American Samoa 14 25 89 28.09%
Australia 52 105 366 28.69%
Bangladesh 40 55 1029 5.35%
Botswana 35 63 250 25.2%
Brazil 23 26 202 12.87%
Canada 50 138 495 27.88%
Colombia 11 14 57 24.56%
Cook Islands 24 80 187 42.78%
Costa Rica 30 66 224 29.46%
Croatia 69 66 543 12.15%
Cyprus 21 39 286 13.64%
Czech Republic 80 72 632 11.39%
Denmark 58 89 455 19.56%
England 56 128 574 22.3%
Estonia 63 54 407 13.27%
Finland 65 127 551 23.05%
France 82 149 724 20.58%
Germany 60 87 524 16.6%
Greece 26 41 354 11.58%
Haiti 14 20 132 15.15%
Iceland 28 41 163 25.15%
Iran 28 28 254 11.02%
Ireland 59 133 579 22.97%
Italy 61 98 925 10.59%
Japan 60 112 1339 8.36%
Malta 44 53 322 16.46%
Marshall Islands 10 17 62 27.42%
Netherlands 75 80 475 16.84%
Northern Ireland 33 77 327 23.55%
Norway 51 173 463 37.37%
Poland 37 37 398 9.3%
Scotland 57 105 453 23.18%
Spain 38 88 590 14.92%
Tanzania 14 36 165 21.82%
Tunisia 24 47 231 20.35%
United States 39 165 574 28.75%
Venezuela 25 48 225 21.33%
Wales 53 126 432 29.17%
Zambia 32 67 285 23.51%