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Revealed: The Most Gender Equal Countries In The European Union 2019

With 83.6 points out of 100, Sweden ranked first in the European Union on the Gender Equality Index, an indicator developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE). Denmark was classed second with 77.5 points. France is in third place with 74.6 points out of 100 and has moved up two spots from last year.

Hungary and Greece are found at the bottom of the Gender Equality Index, with both scoring less than 52. Overall, the European Union scored 67.4 out of 100 in the index.

The Most Gender Equal Countries In The European Union 2019:

  1. Sweden: 83.6/100
  2. Denmark: 77.5/100
  3. France: 74.6/100
  4. Finland: 73.4/100
  5. United Kingdom: 72.2/100
  6. Netherlands: 72.1/100
  7. Ireland: 71.3/100
  8. Belgium: 71.1/100
  9. Spain: 70.1/100
  10. Luxembourg: 69.2/100
  11. Slovenia: 68.3/100
  12. Germany: 66.9/100
  13. Austria: 65.3/100
  14. Italy: 63.0/100
  15. Malta: 62.5/100
  16. Portugal: 59.9/100
  17. Estonia: 59.8/100
  18. Luxembourg: 59.7/100
  19. Bulgaria: 58.8/100
  20. Cyprus: 56.3/100
  21. Czech Republic: 55.7/100
  22. Croatia: 55.6:/100
  23. Lithuania: 55.5/100
  24. Poland: 55.2/100
  25. Romania: 54.5/100
  26. Slovakia: 54.1/100
  27. Hungary: 51.2/100
  28. Greece: 51.2/100

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Mindy Wright

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Mindy Wright is CEOWORLD magazine's Deputy Commissioning Editor, and leads global newsroom coverage and management. She oversees and coordinates coverage of the news and ideas in partnership with writers across the continent. She has reported from more than 15 countries across Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. She has advised CEOs, investors, boards, and high-profile industry leaders on a wide range of issues impacting the global business landscape. She can be reached on email mindy-wright@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.