Basic information on gender equality between women and men

On this page you will find the textual content of the infographic on the Gender Equality page.

  • Population in 2018: 2,794,629 women and 2,723,290 men.
  • The average life expectancy at birth in 2018: for girls 84.3 years and for boys 78.9 years.
  • Women of persons with tertiary level degrees in 2018: 57.5%.
  • Employment rate of persons aged 15 to 64: for women 70.6% and for men 72.7%.
  • Unemployment rate of persons aged 15 to 74: for women 7.3% and for men 7.4%
  • Persons working in equal occupational groups in 2017 (women and men 40-60%): 8.9% of wage and salary earners.
  • Gender pay gap in 2018: women 84 cents and men one euro. 
  • Time used on domestic work in 2009 to 2010: women 3 h 4 min per day and men 2 h 33 min per day.
  • Women of elected MPs in 2019: 47%.