Gender Equality Index 2019: Slovenia
With 68.3 out of 100 points, Slovenia ranks 11th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 0.9 points higher than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Slovenia’s score increased by 7.5 points. Slovenia is progressing towards gender equality at an average pace. Its rank has remained the same as in 2005.
Slovenia’s scores are higher than the EU’s scores in all domains, except the health and knowledge domains. Gender inequalities are most pronounced in Slovenia in the knowledge domain (56.0 points). Slovenia achieves its highest score in the domain of health (87.1 points), although it ranks 15th in the EU overall. Since 2005, Slovenia’s scores improved the most in the domains of power (+ 21.1 points) and money (+ 4.7 points). Challenges remain in the domains of time and health, wherein progress has stalled (– 0.5 and + 0.8 points).
Between 2005 and 2012 Slovenia registered a lower Index score than the EU. Since 2012 Slovenia registers a higher score than that of the EU. Slovenia’s score improved more quickly than in the EU, reducing the gap between them over time.