Studies & Stats


Statistics of CERN personnel - generated each year by the HR Department - can be found in the CERN Annual Personnel Statistics.

Staff by category and contract type

Staff by age range

Proportion of female staff

Diversity Roundtable Recommendations

DIVERSITY ROUNDTABLE RECOMMENDATION NO. 2020-03 Extension of employment contract following maternity leave (Fellows)
DIVERSITY ROUNDTABLE RECOMMENDATION NO. 2020-02 Gender-neutral language in Staff Rules & Regulations
DIVERSITY ROUNDTABLE RECOMMENDATION NO. 2020-01 Making CERN’s Science Gateway accessible and inclusive


Trans*, non-binary and gender non-conforming workers in international Geneva (M. Frey, Rosa-Luxemburg Stiftung, 2022)

Development of Web Accessibility Recommendations for CERN (C. Noble, CERN/University of Nottingham, 2021)

Diversity Management, when policies meet practices: the case study of CERN (L. Duret, CERN/University of Lausanne, 2018)

L’inclusion des personnes handicapées dans l’emploi : Le cas de l'Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire (CERN) (M. Martínez-Cabañas Rodríguez, CERN, 2016)

Ensuring optimal gender representation in recruitment and selection: the case of CERN (M. Sgouraki, Manchester University, 2015)