At year end, Ansaldo STS’s headcount is 3,951, as follows:

Compared to 2015, there was an increase in the number of employees, with the total reaching 179 (+132 men and +47 women), equal to 4.7% of the workforce at the start of the year. This was the result of the increase in the number of employees in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East (+157), Western Europe (+46) and the Americas (+40) and a drop in the Asia Pacific (-59) and China (-5).

The total percentage of women making up the workforce is 20.5%, showing slight growth (+0.2 percentage points).

The percentage of employees working under open-ended contracts is 97.3%, up 2.5%, demonstrating the importance that Ansaldo STS places on the provision of steady employment.

Analysis by gender highlights an increase in the percentage of women managers (from 6.0% to 7.8%) and an increase in the percentage of women white collars (from 20.9% to 21.3%)

The average overall age is 42.6 years (42.7 for men and 42.1 for women), slightly less than 2015 (-0.2 years). Compared to the previous year, there is an increase in employees across all age categories: especially those under 30 years of age (+56), between 30 and 35 (+39) and between 41 and 45 (+40). In terms of percentage distribution, this is reflected in the higher growth of employees up to 35 years of age (+1.2 percentage points).

Ansaldo STS grants part-time positions, provided that they are compatible with technical and organizational requirements. There has been an increase in absolute terms during 2016 which has especially involved the women of Western Europe.

The following tables illustrate the employee turnover rate within the group:

TURNOVER  TOTAL 2015 BALANCE
Year 2015
IncreasesDecreasesBALANCE
Year 2016
TOTAL 2016
MENWOMENMENWOMENMENWOMENMENWOMEN
Central and Eastern Europe
and the Middle East
1,555 1,268 287 159 48 46 4 1,381 331 1,712
Western Europe 822 653 169 75 18 39 8 689 179 868
The Americas 672 488 184 85 13 47 11 526 186 712
Asia Pacific 656 558 98 81 19 134 25 505 92 597
China 67 41 26 6 4 8 7 39 23 62
TOTAL 3,772 3,008 764 406 102 274 55 3,140 811 3,951