Statistics and indicators on women and men

 

This web site provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern:

Population

Table 1a - Population size excel file
  • Population, total and by sex (in thousands)
  • Sex ratio (women/100 men)
Table 1b - Composition of the population excel file
  • Percentage of total population under 15 years
  • Percentage of total population aged 60 years and above, by sex
  • Sex ratio in 60+ age group (men/100 women)
Table 1c - Population growth and distribution excel file
  • Annual population growth rate
  • Percentage urban population
  • Sex ratio (women/100 men) of international migrants

Health

Table 2a - Life expectancy excel file
  • Life expectancy at birth, by sex
  • Life expectancy at age 60, by sex
Table 2b - Maternal mortality and infant mortality excel file
  • Maternal mortality ratio
  • Infant mortality rate
  • Under 5 mortality rate
Table 2c - Child-bearing excel file
  • Adolescent fertility rate
  • Total fertility rate
Table 2d - Contraceptive prevalence excel file
  • Contraceptive prevalence among married women of childbearing age, any method and modern methods
Table 2e - HIV/AIDS excel file
  • Estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS
  • Women's share of adults living with HIV/AIDS

Women and Men in families

Table 3a - Legal age for marriage excel file
  • Legal age for marriage, by sex
Table 3b - Marriage excel file
  • Percentage of population aged 15 to 19 years ever married, by sex
  • Singulate mean age at marriage, by sex

Education

Table 4a - Literacy excel file
  • Adult (15+) literacy rate, by sex
  • Youth (15-24) literacy rate, by sex
Table 4b - Primary education excel file
  • Primary net enrolment ratio, by sex
  • Girl's share of primary enrolment
Table 4c - Secondary education excel file
  • Secondary net enrolment ratio, by sex
  • Girl's share of secondary enrolment
Table 4d - Tertiary education excel file
  • Tertiary gross enrolment ratio, by sex
  • Women's share of tertiary enrolment
Table 4e - Teaching staff excel file
  • Percentage of teachers who are women, for primary education
  • Percentage of teachers who are women, for secondary education
  • Percentage of teachers who are women, for tertiary education

Work

Table 5a - Economic activity excel file
  • Adult (15+) economic activity rate, by sex
  • Share of women in adult labour force
Table 5b - Part-time employment excel file
  • Percentage of adult employment that is part-time, by sex
  • Women's share of part-time employment
Table 5c - Distribution of labour force by status in employment excel file
  • Percentage employees, by sex
  • Percentage employers, by sex
  • Percentage own-account workers, by sex
  • Percentage contributing family workers, by sex
Table 5d - Adult unemployment excel file
  • Unemployment rate, by sex
Table 5e - Women's wages relative to men's excel file
  • Women's wages in manufacturing as a percentage of men's wages
Table 5f - Women legislators and managers excel file
  • Women's share of legislators, senior officials and managers
Table 5g - Maternity leave benefits excel file
  • Length of maternity leave
  • Percentage of wages paid in covered period
  • Provider of coverage

Political decision making

Table 6a - Women in parliament excel file
  • Percentage of parliamentary seats in Single or Lower chamber occupied by women
 

 

This web site provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields of concern: - Population - Health - Women and men in families - Education - Work - Political decision making The statistics and indicators refer to the latest year for which sex-disaggregated data are available. The data have been compiled from official national sources as well as international sources. All sources are given at the end of each table, as are technical notes on the indicators presented.

Related links:

Social Indicators
The World's Women reports
Gender Info 2007

Contact: genderstat@un.org