Global Gender Gap (GGG) Index 2022
Global Gender Gap (GGG) Index: released on 13 July 2022
The index released by: World Economic Forum
- This year, the report covers 146 countries, including for the first time Comoros.
- Iceland is on top rank with a score 0.908
- The rank of India: 135 out of 146 countries. In 2021 the rank of India was 140 out of 156 Countries.
- Afghanistan on 146th (last) rank with a minimum score 0.435; (43.5%)
The GGG index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 to benchmark progress toward gender parity and compare countries’ gender gaps across four dimensions:
- Economic opportunities
- Political leadership.
World Economic forum:
- It is the International organization for Public-Private Cooperation.
- World Economic Forum was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation.
- Its headquarter is in Geneva, Switzerland.
Top Five Ranking Countries in Global Gender Gap Index 2022
The top five ranking countries are:
- New Zealand
Five bottom countries:
- Congo Democratic rep.
2022’s most improving and declined countries in closing their gender gap:
The Most Improving countries:
- Vanuatu – score: (67%, +4.5 percentage points since the previous edition)
- Kenya – (72.9%, +3.7 percentage points)
- Saudi Arabia- (63.6%, +3.3 percentage points)
Most Declined countries:
- Algeria (60.2%, -3 percentage points)
- Malawi (63.2%, -3.9 percentage points)
- Benin (61.2%, -4.1 percentage points)
Performance by sub-index-
The result for 2022 shows across the 146 countries covered by the index is closed by:
- the health and survival gender gap has closed by 95.8%,
- the Educational Attainment by 94.4%
- the Economic Participation and opportunity 60.3%
- the Political Empowerment by 22%
Economic Participation and Opportunity:
The subindex shows increased deviation from last year between economies, with the lowest standing at 18% (Afghanistan) and the highest at 88% (Lao PDR).
- Pakistan is the country where women have the smallest share of senior, managerial and legislative roles (4.5%)
- Countries’ performance varied between rates ranging from 48% to 100% on this dimension.
Health and Survival Subindex:
In this dimension, most countries are positioned near parity.
- Across the entire index, 141 countries across all regions have closed at least 95% of their health gender gaps.
- Qatar, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, China, and India are the five countries with gender gaps larger than 5%.
The subindex shows no overall progress against last year, with virtually no change in the three indicators that constitute it.
India in Global Gender Gap Index 2022:
India in the index:
- India secured 135th rank in GGG Index.
- In 2022 India scores 0.629, which is the 7th highest score in the last 16 years.
- In comparison to 2021, the share of women legislators, senior officials, and managers increased from 14.6% to 17.6%.
- The share of women as professional and technical workers grew from 29.2% to 32.9%.
The rank of neighbour countries of India in the Global Gender Gap Index 2022:
|The rank of neighbour countries of India in the Global Gender Gap Index 2022|
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- World Press Freedom Index 2022
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