Gender Equality Index 2019: Spain
With 70.1 out of 100 points, Spain ranks ninth in the EU on the Gender Equality Index. Its score is 2.7 points higher than the EU’s score. Between 2005 and 2017, Spain’s score increased by 7.9 points, progressing towards gender equality at a faster pace than other EU Member States. Its ranking is the same as in 2005.
Spain’s scores are the highest in the domain of health (90.1 points). Gender inequalities are most pronounced in the domain of power (62.0 points), although the score has increased the most since 2005 (+ 16.1 points). Between 2005 and 2017, scores increased in all domains with slowest progress in the domains of health (+ 2 points) and money (+ 3.1 points).
Between 2005 and 2017, Spain improved its Index score, performing higher than the EU’s score and growing at a faster rate. Consequently, the gap with the EU has increased over time.