With 74.1 out of 100 points, the Netherlands ranks 5th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. The Netherlands’ score is 6.2 points above the EU’s score.

Since 2010, its score has increased by only 0.1 points. There has been a bigger increase since 2017, with an extra 2.0 points gained. The Netherlands’ ranking has dropped by two 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?