sex-disaggregated statistics

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Definition

Data collected and tabulated separately for women and men. They allow for the measurement of differences between women and men in terms of various social and economic dimensions and are one of the requirements to obtaining gender statistics. 

See also: gender statistics; statistical gender bias

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United Nations Statistics Division – UNSD. Glossary on Gender Statistics – Global Gender Statistics Programme. Available at:

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/genderstatmanual/Glossary.ashx

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1366