Gender Equality Index 2019: Greece
With 51.2 out of 100 points, Greece ranks last in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score has increased by only 4.4 points from 2005 to 2017 (+ 1.2 points compared to 2015). Despite this minor progress towards gender equality, Greece’s score places it one position lower than in 2005.
The scores are the highest in the domains of health (83.5 points) and money (71.4 points). In contrast, gender inequalities are most pronounced in the domain of power (24.3 points), even though the score in this domain improved by 6.1 points since 2005. Furthermore, Greece’s score increased in the domain of knowledge (+ 8.5 points), while it decreased the most in the domain of time (- 1.5 points).
Between 2005 and 2017, Greece improved its Index score, but had a much lower score than the EU score throughout the entire period. Greece has moved towards gender equality at a slower rate than the EU’s score, meaning that the gap between Greece and the EU has increased over time.