With 71.4 out of 100 points, Belgium ranks 9th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Belgium’s score is 3.5 points above the EU’s score.

Since 2010, its score has increased by only 2.1 points. Belgium’s score has increased only slightly (0.3 points) since 2017. The country’s ranking has dropped by four places since 2010.

Further information

Explore the Gender Equality Index 2020

Gender Equality Index 2020: Digitalisation and the future of work

Gender Equality Index 2020: factsheets for all EU countries

Press release: Can we wait 60 years for gender equality?