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COVID-19 and gender monitor

COVID-19 and gender monitor

This dashboard is a compilation of indicators that will inform gender-responsive policy action on COVID-19. It is an inter-agency collaboration that has benefitted from the inputs of ILO, ITU, UNCTAD, UNDP, UN-Habitat, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNODC, WFP, WHO and many others.

covid-19 response
 

 

 

Selected area: World
Factsheet: https://data.unwomen.org/countries

Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths

 

Source: WHO, John Hopkins University ( )

  Cases Deaths
Total 0 0
New (7 day avg.) 0 0
Confirmed cases
 
Deaths
 
Regional confirmed cases (7 day moving avg.)
 
Global Covid-19 data by sex(PROVISIONAL)
 

Source: WHO (2020-11-01)

 
COVID-19 global cases, by sex and age (cumulative, provisional)
 
COVID-19 global deaths, by sex and age (cumulative, provisional)
 

Poverty and social protection (sdg 1)

 

Source: UN Women, UNDP, Pardee (2020-Oct)

  Female Male F/M
2019 (before COVID-19)      
2020      
2021      
2030      
 

Health system VULNERABILITY (sdg 3)

 

Source: World Bank, ILO, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UN DESA/PD

Health system capacity
Hospital beds, latest 2010-2015 (per 1,000 people)
 
Physicians, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
 
Nurses and midwives, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
 
Women employed in human health activities, latest 2010-2019 (%)
 
Health system preparedness and response
Universal coverage of essential health services index (0-100), 2017
 
 
Access to laboratory testing capacity for priority diseases (20-100), 2018
 
 
Planning for emergency preparedness and response mechanism (20-100), 2018
 
 
Management of health emergency response operations (20-100), 2018
 
 
Emergency resource mobilization (20-100), 2018
 
 
Sexual and reproductive health and rights
Births attended by skilled health personnel, latest 2010-2016 (%)
 
Maternal mortality ratio, 2017 (deaths per 100,000 live births)
 
Family planning demand satisfied with modern methods, 2019 (%)
 

Gender equality (sdgs 5 and 16)

 

Source: UNDP, IPU, UN Women, UNICEF, UNODC

Gender development index (0-1), 2018
 
 
Gender inequalty index (0-1), 2018
 
 
Human development index (0-1), 2018
 
 
Inequality-adjusted human development index (0-1), 2018
 
 
Women in political decision-making
Women heads of government, 2020 (%)
 
Women ministers, 2020 (%)
 
Women health ministers, 2020 (%)
 
Women finance and budget ministers, 2020 (%)
 
Seats held by women in national parliaments, 2020 (%)
 
Elected seats held by women in deliberative bodies of local government, 2019 (%)
 
Violence against women
Women and girls subjected to IPV in last 12 months, latest 2007-2017 (%)
 
Children subjected to phys. punish./psych. aggr. by caregivers last month, 2019 (%)
 
  Female Male
Adolescents aged 15-17 who have experienced sexual violence, Latest 2005-2018 (%)    
Intentional homicide victims, 2017 (per 100,000 people)    
Intentional homicide victims by intimate partner/ family-related, 2017 (#)    
Early, child and forced marriage
Women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union, 2019 (%)
Before age 15
 
Before age 18
 
Unpaid care and domestic work
Female-to-male ratio of time spent on unpaid care and domestic work, latest 2001-2017
 

Poverty and social protection (sdg 1)

 

Source: UN Women, UNDP, Pardee (2020-Oct)

  Female Male F/M
2019 (before COVID-19)      
2020      
2021      
2030      

Education impact (sdg 4)

 

Source: UNESCO (2020-April)

  Female Male
Learners affected by school closures, est. (millions)    

Macro-economic impact (sdg 8)

 

Source: IMF (April WEO), UNDP (for dev. countries)

GDP impact
GDP loss, global 2020-2021, est.(as of June 2020) (billions)
$  
GDP loss, developing countries, 2020, est. (billions)
$  
GDP growth, global, 2020, est. (prior est.) (%)
 

Labour market situation (sdg 8)

 

Source: ILO, UN Women, UNICEF, ICF International

Employment and labour force
  Female Male
Informal employment, 2016 (%)    
Agriculture sector    
Non-agriculture sector    
Own-account workers in total employment, 2019 (%)    
Contributing family workers in total employment, 2019 (%)    
Labour force participation rate, ages 25–54, latest 2010-2018 (%)    
Lone-person households
 
   
Couple-only households
 
   
Couple-with-children-under-6 households
 
   
Children aged 5-17 engaged in child labour    
Unemployment and labour underutilization
  Female Male
Unemployment rate, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24
 
   
Ages 25+
 
   
Time-related underemployment rate, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24
 
   
Ages 25+
 
   
Composite rate of labour underutilization, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24
 
   
Ages 25+
 
   
Labour income and pay inequality
Employed women who worked for cash in last year, latest 2007-2018 (%)
 
Gender wage gap, hourly wages, latest 2008-2017 (%)
 

Access to water and sanitation (sdg 6)

 

Source: WHO, UNICEF

Population with basic handwashing facilities, 2017 (%)
 

Sustainable cities (sdg 11)

 

Source: UN-Habitat, ICF International

Urban slums sex ratio, ages 15-49, 2007-2017 (women per 100 men)
 
  Female Male
Urban pop. in slums, informal settle. or inadequate housing, lat. 2007-2017 (%)    

Refugee and asylum-seeking populations (sdg 16)

 

Source: UNHCR

  Refugees Asylum-seekers
Total number, 2019    
Women (%)    
Girls aged 0-17 (%)    
Women aged 60 or older (%)    

Connectivity and access to information (sdg 17)

 

Source: ITU

  Female Male
Internet users, 2019 (%)    
Mobile telephone owners (%)    

Note: Global and regional averages shown in brackets [  ] should be treated with caution as the data coverage is below UN Women's threshold (at least 50 percent of countries and/or 66 percent of the population covered).


Source/Note

Covid-19 confirmed cases and deaths

Indicator
Source/Note
Total cases(cumulative)
Source: WHO, John Hopkins University
New cases (7 day moving average)
Source: WHO, John Hopkins University
Note: Calculated based on WHO and John Hopkins University data
Total deaths (cumulative)
Source: WHO, John Hopkins University
New deaths (7 day moving average)
Source: WHO, John Hopkins University
Note: Calculated based on WHO and John Hopkins University data
Global Confirmed cases by sex and age (PROVISIONAL)
Total cases by sex (cumulative)
Source: WHO
Note: Data cleaning are ongoing and in progress. All numbers should be interpreted with caution. As of 10 am 01 November 2020, 45,968,058` cases were reported. Data presented here, therefore, represent only 28% of all reported cases. The data by sex and age shown here are based on reporting from 136 countries, areas and territories
Total cases by sex and age (cumulative)
Source: WHO
Note: Data cleaning are ongoing and in progress. All numbers should be interpreted with caution. As of 10 am 01 November 2020, 45,968,058` cases were reported. Data presented here, therefore, represent only 28% of all reported cases. The data by sex and age shown here are based on reporting from 136 countries, areas and territories.
Global Deaths by sex and age (PROVISIONAL)
Total deaths by sex (cumulative)
Source: WHO
Total deaths by sex and age (cumulative)
Source: WHO
Note: Data cleaning are ongoing and in progress. All numbers should be interpreted with caution. As of 10 am 01 November 2020, 45,968,058` cases were reported. Data presented here, therefore, represent only 28% of all reported cases. The data by sex and age shown here are based on reporting from 136 countries, areas and territories.

Health system VULNERABILITY (sdg 3)

Health system capacity
Indicator
Source/Note
Hospital beds, latest 2010-2015 (per 1,000 people)
Source: World Bank
Physicians, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
Source: World Bank
Nurses and midwives, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
Source: World Bank
Women employed in human health activities, latest 2010-2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Health system preparedness and response
Universal coverage of essential health services index (0-100), 2017
Source: World Bank
Access to laboratory testing capacity for priority diseases (20-100), 2018
Source: World Bank
Note: Self-assessment of International Health Regulations core capacity 5.3. Ranges from 20 (low capacity) to 100 (high capacity).
Planning for emergency preparedness and response mechanism (20-100), 2018
Source: World Bank
Note: Self-assessment of International Health Regulations core capacity 8.1. Ranges from 20 (low capacity) to 100 (high capacity).
Management of health emergency response operations (20-100), 2018
Source: World Bank
Note: Self-assessment of International Health Regulations core capacity 8.2. Ranges from 20 (low capacity) to 100 (high capacity).
Emergency resource mobilization (20-100), 2018
Source: World Bank
Note: Self-assessment of International Health Regulations core capacity 8.3. Ranges from 20 (low capacity) to 100 (high capacity).
Sexual and reproductive health and rights
Births attended by skilled health personnel, latest 2010-2016 (%)
Source: WHO and UNICEF
Maternal mortality ratio, 2017 (deaths per 100,000 live births)
Source: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and World Bank
Family planning demand satisfied with modern methods, 2019 (%)
Source: UN DESA/PD
Note: Covers married women aged 15-49.

Gender equality (sdgs 5 and 16)

Indicator
Source/Note
Gender development index (0-1), 2018
Source: UNDP
Note: Ranges from 0 (high gender inequality in human development dimensions measured) to 1 (low gender inequality in human development dimensions measured).
Gender inequalty index (0-1), 2018
Source: UNDP
Note: Ranges from 0 (women and men fare equally in all measured human development dimensions) to 1 (one gender fares as poorly as possible in all measured human development dimensions).
Human development index (0-1), 2018
Source: UNDP
Note: Ranges from 0 (low human development) to 1 (high human development).
Inequality-adjusted human development index (0-1), 2018
Source: UNDP
Note: Ranges from 0 (high inequality in human development dimensions measured) to 1 (low inequality in human development dimensions measured).
Women in political decision-making
Women heads of government, 2020 (%)
Source: IPU and UN Women
Women ministers, 2020 (%)
Source: IPU and UN Women
Women health ministers, 2020 (%)
Source: IPU and UN Women
Women finance and budget ministers, 2020 (%)
Source: IPU and UN Women
Seats held by women in national parliaments, 2020 (%)
Source: IPU and UN Women
Elected seats held by women in deliberative bodies of local government, 2019 (%)
Source: UN Women
Note: Global aggregate refers to 2019, country-level estimates refer to latest available during 2017-2019
Violence against women
Women and girls subjected to IPV in last 12 months, latest 2007-2017 (%)
Source: UNICEF, UN Women, UNODC, UNFPA, UNSD, WHO
Note: Covers ever-partnered women and girls aged 15 to 49 who have experienced physical and/or sexual partner violence
Children subjected to phys. punish./psych. aggr. by caregivers last month, 2019 (%)
Source: UNICEF
Adolescents aged 15-17 who have experienced sexual violence, Latest 2005-2018 (%)
Source: UNICEF
Intentional homicide victims, 2017 (per 100,000 people)
Source: UNODC
Intentional homicide victims by intimate partner/ family-related, 2017 (#)
Source: UNODC
Early, child and forced marriage
Women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18, 2019 (%)
Source: UNICEF Note: Global aggregate refers to 2019, country-level estimates refer to latest available during 2005-2019.
Unpaid care and domestic work
Female-to-male ratio of time spent on unpaid care and domestic work, latest 2001-2017
Source: UNSD

Poverty and social protection (sdg 1)

Indicator
Source/Note
Population living in extreme poverty
Source: UN Women, UNDP and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures https://data.unwomen.org/publications/insights-action-gender-equality-wake-covid-19

Note: The F/M ratio is derived from the following: (the number of women in poor households / Number of men in poor households) / (Total number of women / Total number of men) * 100. Sometimes called the ‘femininity index’, this measure is equivalent to the ratio between the poverty rate of women over the poverty rate of men and is used instead of the poverty headcount to account for skewed sex ratios, especially across certain age groups. Any interpretation of these ratios at the country level must be accompanied by a close review of the relevant extreme poverty rates/levels. This is crucial because in countries with low levels of overall extreme poverty any difference in the poverty rates by sex will, by the nature of the low base values, appear large. See Technical Note for further details.

Education impact (sdg 4)

Indicator
Source/Note
Learners affected by school closures
Source: UNESCO

Macro-economic impact (sdg 8)

Indicator
Source/Note
GDP impact
GDP loss, global 2020-2021, est. (billions)
Source: IMF
Note: Cumulative loss in global GDP in 2020/21 (2 years) compared to pre-COVID-19 projections.
GDP loss, developing countries, 2020, est. (billions)
Source: UNDP, IMF
Note: Country-level data indicates GDP purchasing power parity, 2020, est. (billions)
GDP growth, global, 2020, est. (prior est.) (%)
Source: IMF

Labour market situation (sdg 8)

Indicator
Source/Note
Employment and labour force
Informal employment, 2016 (%)
Source: ILO
Note: Global aggregate refers to 2016, country-level estimates refer to latest available during 2011-2019.
Own-account workers in total employment, 2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Contributing family workers in total employment, 2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Labour force participation rate, ages 25–54, latest 2010-2018 (%)
Source: ILO and UN Women
Children aged 5-17 engaged in child labour, latest 2010-2019 (%)
Source: UNICEF
Unemployment and labour underutilization
Unemployment rate by sex and age, 2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Time-related underemployment rate by sex and age, 2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Composite rate of labour underutilization by sex and age, 2019 (%)
Source: ILO
Labour income and pay inequality
Employed women who worked for cash in last year, latest 2007-2018 (%)
Source: ICF International
Gender wage gap, hourly wages, latest 2008-2017 (%)
Source: ILO

Access to water and sanitation (sdg 6)

Indicator
Source/Note
Population with basic handwashing facilities, latest 2010-2017 (%)
Source: WHO and UNICEF
Note: Global aggregate refers to 2017, country-level estimates refer to latest available during 2010-2017.

Sustainable cities (sdg 11)

Indicator
Source/Note
Urban reductions in access to public transport caused by COVID-19
Source: UN-Habitat
Urban slums sex ratio, ages 15-49, 2007-2017 (women per 100 men)
Source: ICF International
Urban population in slums, informal settlements or inadequate housing by sex, latest 2007-2017 (%)
Source: ICF International

Refugee and asylum-seeking populations (sdg 16)

Indicator
Source/Note
Total number of refugees and asylum seekers, 2019
Source: UNHCR
Women among the refugee and asylum-seeker populations, 2019 (%)
Source: UNHCR
Girls aged 0-17 among the refugee and asylum-seeker populations, 2019 (%)
Source: UNHCR
Women aged 60 or older among the refugee and asylum-seeker populations, 2019 (%)
Source: UNHCR

Connectivity and access to information (sdg 17)

Indicator
Source/Note
Internet users by sex, 2019 (%)
Source: ITU
Note: Global aggregate refers to 2019, country-level estimates refer to latest available during 2015-2019.
Mobile telephone owners by sex (%)
Source: ITU
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