Numerical concept related to gender equality.

Gender parity concerns relative equality in terms of numbers and proportions of women and men, girls and boys, and is often calculated as the ratio of female-to-male values for a given indicator.

Additional notes and information

When males-to-females ratios are calculated instead, the label ‘sex ratio’ is used instead of ‘gender parity’.

In the context of gender equality, gender parity refers to the equal contribution of women and men to every dimension of life, whether private or public.



Resources related to gender parity in EIGE's Resource & Documentation Centre