With 75.1 out of 100 points, France ranks 3rd in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 7.2 points higher than the EU’s score.

Since 2010, France’s score has increased by 7.6 points (+ 0.5 points since 2017). Making slightly faster progress towards gender equality than other Member States, France has improved its position 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?