Gender equality worldwide

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Statista Dossier about gender equality worldwide

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  • 1. Overview
    • The global gender gap index 2021

    • Most gender equal countries in the world 2020

    • Least gender equal countries in the world 2020

    • Average gender gap closed worldwide 2021, by region

    • Percentage of gender gap closed worldwide 2021, by dimension

    • Number of years until gender gaps are closed worldwide 2021, by region

    • World average gender-parity indicators in society in 2019 (compared to 2014)

  • 2. Work
    • Global gender pay gap 2015-2020

    • Workplace gender gap worldwide 2020, by type

    • Share of female workers worldwide 2020, by professional cluster

    • World average gender-parity indicators in work in 2019 (compared to 2014)

    • Closure rates of female-owned businesses worldwide 2020, by region

    • Share of female entrepreneurs in OECD countries 2020

    • Share of women working in STEM fields by country 2020

    • Number of countries with women in highest position of executive power 1960-2021

  • 3. Education
    • Educational attainment worldwide 2020, by gender and level

    • Global adult literacy rate 2009-2019, by gender

    • Global youth literacy rate 2009-2019, by gender

    • Global youth literacy rate as gender parity index 2009-2019

    • Out-of-school population among primary school children 2000-2018, by gender

    • Out-of-school population among lower secondary school children 2000-2018, by gender

  • 4. Health and Violence
    • Share of women who suffered partner physical and/or sexual violence 2020 by region

    • Share of people who feel sexual violence is most important women's issue 2019

    • Countries with the highest birth rate 2020

    • Share of adolescent girls who have undergone FGM worldwide 2020

    • Share of girls/women who have heard of FGM and think it should stop worldwide 2020

  • 5. Opinions
    • Opinions on whether gender or ethnicity inequality will worsen 2021, by country

    • Opinions on whether gender or ethnicity inequality will improve 2021

    • Concerns about worsening gender or ethnicity inequalities 2021

    • Share of people globally who think giving women equal rights has gone far enough 2020

    • Statements on gender pay gap worldwide 2021, by gender

    • Perceived importance of gender pay gap worldwide 2021, by gender

    • Stereotypes about women among the G7 countries 2020

  • 6. Impact of COVID-19
    • Impact of the coronavirus on women 2021, by country

    • Perceptions on how women can recover from COVID-19 worldwide 2021, by gender

    • Views on good political leaders to recover from COVID-19 worldwide 2021, by gender

    • Changed behavior due to COVID-19 worldwide 2021 by gender

    • Gender poverty gaps worldwide 2020-2021 (with a forecast to 2030), by gender

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