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People > Gender Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

Definitions

  • Female population: Total female population.
  • Female population per thousand people: Total female population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Gender inequality index: Gender Inequality Index.
  • Gender ratio aged over 60: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 60 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 60, there are 196 females who are over 60.
  • Gender ratio aged over 65: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 65 in each country. For instance, in Russia, for every 100 males over 65, there are 210.6 females who are over 65.
  • Gender ratio aged over 80: Amount of women per every 100 males that are over the age of 80 in each country. For instance, in North Korea, for every 100 males over 80, there are 411.8 females who are over 80.
  • Global Gender Gap Index: The Gender Gap Index considers gender inequality in the dimensions of economic participation (equality of salaries, labor market participation and access to high-skilled employment); access to education; political participation; and health (life expectancy and sex ratio). The highest score of 1 means total equality, 0 means complete inequality. The Index is calculated by the World Economic Forum.
  • Male population: Total male population.
  • Male population per thousand people: Total male population. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Sex ratio at birth: Number of males born for every female born. Countries with a number less than one have more females born than males.
  • Women aged 15-49: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Women aged 15-49 per thousand people: Country's total population of women aged 15-49. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Female population 6.46 million
Ranked 88th.
38.5 million
Ranked 33th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Female population per thousand people 508.02
Ranked 59th. About the same as United Kingdom
506.55
Ranked 70th.

Gender inequality index 0.057
Ranked 142nd.
0.205
Ranked 113th. 4 times more than Switzerland
Gender ratio aged over 60 132.2
Ranked 53th. 5% more than United Kingdom
126.1
Ranked 77th.

Gender ratio aged over 65 141.3
Ranked 43th. 5% more than United Kingdom
134.1
Ranked 73th.

Gender ratio aged over 80 192.9
Ranked 50th.
194.7
Ranked 48th. 1% more than Switzerland

Global Gender Gap Index 0.774
Ranked 9th. 4% more than United Kingdom
0.744
Ranked 18th.

Male population 6.36 million
Ranked 91st.
38.68 million
Ranked 33th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Male population per thousand people 492.7
Ranked 126th. 1% more than United Kingdom
490.16
Ranked 142nd.

Sex ratio at birth 1.05
Ranked 65th. The same as United Kingdom
1.05
Ranked 71st.

Women aged 15-49 2.31 million
Ranked 95th.
14.34 million
Ranked 34th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Women aged 15-49 per thousand people 242.33
Ranked 123th. 3% more than United Kingdom
235.92
Ranked 147th.

SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Development Programme. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GenderGap_Report_2012.pdf. World Economic Forum, 2012. Table 3a, p. 8 ff.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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