Women in India

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Statista Dossier about the status of women in India

This dossier provides the most relevant statistical data on women in India. It covers demographic figures delving into various aspects of living - education, work life and health. The latter is specifically in terms of maternal health. The report also provides information on crimes committed against women, and a general perception towards the gender across the country.

Table of contents

  • 1. Demographic overview
    • India's gender ratio 1901-2011

    • India's gender ratio 2015-16 by state

    • Life expectancy of women in India 2018

    • GPI in India 2016 by level

    • Factors which make India the most dangerous country for women 2018

  • 2. Education
    • Population of India 2011 by level of education and gender

    • Share of higher education enrollments in India FY 2016 by type of degree

    • Diploma awardees in India 2019 by gender

    • Undergraduate degree awardees in India 2019 by gender

    • Postgraduate degree awardees in India 2019 by gender

  • 3. Work life
    • Rate of labor force participation across India 2015 by gender

    • Share of employed females in India 2012 by sector

    • Ranking of the richest women in India 2019

    • Share of women-owned MSMEs in India FY 2019

    • Employability among female graduates in India 2017 by industry

    • Number of women elected in Lok Sabha elections 1957-2019

    • Financial institution account female ownership rate India 2011-2017

  • 4. Health and child-bearing
    • Health risk assessment among Indians 2019 by gender

    • Marriages below legal age among Indian men and women 2013-14 by wealth index

    • Fertility rate in India 2008-2018

    • Maternity and child health expenditure in India FY 2015 by state

    • Pregnant women registered for ANCs in India 2019-2020 by state

    • Share of mental disorders among adult females India 2017 by classification

    • Suicide rate among women in India 2016 by high ETL group

  • 5. Crime against women
    • Reported rate of crime against women in India 2018 by state

    • Reported crimes against women in India 2018 by type

    • Reported rape cases in India 2005-2018

    • Reported dowry death cases in India 2005-2018

    • Women harassment cases in India 2018 by major city

    • Number of cyber crimes related to sexual harassment India 2016-2018

    • Public opinion on reduction in crime against women and children India 2016-2019

  • 6. Perception
    • Most important focus areas to achieve gender equality in future India 2019

    • Factors hindering women's equality India 2019

    • Opinion on equal pay for men and women in India 2019-2020

    • Working women's opinion on additional facilities provided by employers India 2018

    • Factors that motivate Indian women choose employment 2018

    • Factors convincing women to use public transport India 2018

    • Opinions on giving women equal rights going too far India 2019

    • Opinions on necessity of men's support in achieving gender equality India 2019

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