2009 2010
Number of employees at year-end 90,208 90,409
Share of women, % 17 16
Share of women, Board Members, % 11 12
Share of women, Presidents and other senior executives, % 19 15
Absence due to illness in the Group's Swedish companies    
Total absence due to illness of regular working hours, % 3.6 3.3
  of which continuous sick leave for 60 days or more, % 35.8 38.0
Absence due to illness (as percentage of regular working hours) by gender    
  Men, % 3.5 3.2
  Women, % 3.9 3.6
Absence due to illness (as percentage of regular working hours) by age    
  29 years or younger, % 2.7 2.3
  30–49 years, % 3.6 3.1
  50 years and older, % 3.7 3.8