Gender Equality Index 2019: Croatia
With 55.6 out of 100 points, Croatia ranks 22nd in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 11.8 points lower than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Croatia’s score ncreased by 5.3 points (+ 2.5 points since 2015). Croatia is progressing towards gender equality at a slower pace. Its ranking has remained the same as in 2005.
Croatia’s scores are highest in the domains of health (83.7 points) and money (72.2 points). Gender inequalities are most pronounced in the domain of power (34.8 points). From 2005 to 2017, Croatia’s scores increased in all domains. The most significant improvements are in the domain of power (+ 7.4 points) and knowledge (+ 6.8 points). The least progress was made in the domain of work (+ 1.7 points).
Between 2005 and 2017, Croatia’s Index score improved but remained significantly lower than the EU’s score during the same period. Croatia has moved towards gender equality at a slower rate, increasing its distance from the EU’s score over time.