With 67.9 out of 100 points, the EU has a long way to go before reaching gender equality. The Gender Equality Index score has increased by only 4.1 points since 2010 and 0.5 points since 2017. At this pace of progress – 1 point every 2 years – it will take more than 60 years to achieve gender equality in the EU. We need to speed up.

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?