Gender Equality Index 2019: Luxembourg
With 69.2 out of 100 points, Luxembourg ranks 10th in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 1.8 points higher than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Luxembourg’s score increased by 4.8 points (+ 0.2 points since 2015). Luxembourg is progressing towards gender equality at a slightly slower pace than other EU Member States. Its rank has dropped by two places since 2005.
Luxembourg’s scores are higher than the EU’s scores in all domains, except the power domain. Here, Luxembourg’s score is the lowest (44.8 points), compared to other domains. Luxembourg achieves its highest score in the domain of money (91.8 points), the highest score in the EU. The greatest improvements are in the domains of power (+ 8.6 points) and knowledge (+ 7.5 points). There have been regressions in the domains of time (- 4.1 points) and money (- 1.3 points) since 2005.
Between 2005 and 2017, Luxembourg’s Index score improved. In the same period, Luxembourg´s score was higher than the EU’s score (except in 2010), but improved more slowly. Therefore, the differences between Luxembourg and the EU have decreased over time.