Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by People > Gender empowerment

DEFINITION: Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM). The GEM measures the participation of women and men in political decision-making. This index also has four indicators: female members of the Legislature, female participation in selected positions in public and private sector, female participation in academic and technical work, and estimated income. Both indexes are based on data collected by the UN and are processed to enable comparison.


1 Canada 0.777 2002
2 Germany 0.765 2002
3 United States 0.757 2002
4 United Kingdom 0.684 2002
5 Italy 0.539 2002
6 Japan 0.527 2002


"Countries Compared by People > Gender empowerment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/People/Gender-empowerment

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by People > Gender empowerment


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