Gender Equality Index 2019: Austria
With 65.3 out of 100 points, Austria ranks 13th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 2.1 points lower than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Austria’s score increased by 5.8 points (+ 2 points since 2015). The country’s ranking has remained the same since 2005.
Austria’s scores are higher than the EU’s scores in all domains, except for the domains of power and time, where Austria’s scores are the lowest (39.9 and 61.2 points), compared to other domains. Austria’s highest scores are in the domains of health (91.7 points) and money (86.4 points).
Scores improved most in the domains of power (+ 10.4 points) and knowledge (+ 5.2 points). Progress stalled in the domain of health (+ 0.3 points) and is moderate in the domains of time and work (+ 1 and + 2.9 points).
Between 2005 and 2017, Austria’s Index score remained lower than the EU’s score. Nevertheless, Austria has moved towards gender equality at a quicker rate, and the gap between Austria and the EU has reduced over time.