Gender Equality Index 2019: Germany
With 66.9 out of 100 points, Germany ranks 12th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 0.5 points lower than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Germany’s score increased by 6.9 points (+ 1.4 points since 2015). Germany is progressing towards gender equality faster than the EU. Its rank is the same as in 2005.
Germany’s scores are higher than the EU’s scores in all domains except in the domains of knowledge and time. Compared to other domains, Germany’s lowest score is in the domain of knowledge (53.7 points), ranking 24th in the EU; its highest score is in the domain of health (90.5 points), where it ranks sixth in the EU. Germany’s greatest improvement is in the domain of power (+ 22.6 points). There are regressions in the domains of knowledge and time (- 1.6 points for both).
Between 2005 and 2017, Germany’s Index score remained lower than the EU’s score. Nevertheless, its score improved more quickly than the EU as a whole. The distance between Germany and the EU has decreased over time.