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COVID-19 and gender monitor

COVID-19 and gender monitor
 
 

 
Selected area: World
Country factsheet: https://data.unwomen.org/countries
covid-19 response

Gender must be integrated in COVID-19 response plans, not only to achieve better outcomes for women and girls, but to build stronger and more resilient economies and societies for everyone. 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 confirmed cases and deaths

 

Source: WHO, John Hopkins University ( )

  Cases Deaths
Total 0 0
New (7 day avg.) 0 0
Confirmed cases
 
Deaths
 
Aggregate Confirmed cases (7 day moving avg.)
 
Global Confirmed cases by sex and age
 

(2020-6-24)

Total
Female
169229645.7%
Male
54.3% 2011083
 
 
Global Deaths by sex and age
Total
Female
##%
Male
#% #
 
 
COVID-19 cases, by sex and age (cumulative)
 
 

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)
2.8
Physicians, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
1.49
Nurses and midwives, latest 2010-2018 (per 1,000 people)
3.39
Women employed in human health activities, latest 2010-2019 (%)
69.9
Health system preparedness and response
Universal coverage of essential health services index (0-100), 2017
 
66
Access to laboratory testing capacity for priority diseases (20-100), 2018
 
78
Planning for emergency preparedness and response mechanism (20-100), 2018
 
57
Management of health emergency response operations (20-100), 2018
 
66
Emergency resource mobilization (20-100), 2018
 
60
Sexual and reproduction health and rights
Births attended by skilled health personnel, latest 2010-2016 (%)
77.7
Maternal mortality ratio, 2017 (deaths per 100,000 live births)
211
Family planning demand satisfied with modern methods, 2019 (%)
76.7

Gender equality (sdgs 5 and 16)

 

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

Gender development index (0-1), 2018
0.941
Gender inequalty index (0-1), 2018
0.439
Human development index (0-1), 2018
0.731
Inequality-adjusted human development index (0-1), 2018
0.596
Women in political decision-making
Women heads of government, 2020 (%)
6.2
Women ministers, 2020 (%)
21.3
Women health ministers, 2020 (%)
24.7
Women finance and budget ministers, 2020 (%)
13.2
Seats held by women in national parliaments, 2020 (%)
24.9
Elected seats held by women in deliberative bodies of local government, 2019 (%)
36.3
Violence against women
Women and girls subjected to IPV in last 12 months, latest 2007-2017 (%)
17.8
Children subjected to phys. punish./psych. aggr. by caregivers last month, 2019 (%)
78.9
  Female Male
Adolescents aged 15-17 who have experienced sexual violence (%) % %
Intentional homicide victims, 2017 (per 100,000 people) 2.0 9.1
Intentional homicide victims by intimate partner/ family-related, 2017 (#) 50,000 #
Early, child and forced marriage
Women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union, 2019 (%)
Before age 15
4.9
Before age 18
20.2
Unpaid care and domestic work
Female-to-male ratio of time spent on unpaid care and domestic work, latest 2001-2017
3.0

Poverty and social protection (sdg 1)

 

Source: World Bank, UNICEF, ILO

  Female Male
Population living with less than $1.90 a day, latest 2010-2015 (%)    
Ages 0-14 20.8 20.0
Ages 15+ 9.5 8.9
Children living in child-specific multidimensional poverty (%) % %
Old-age pension recipients (%) % %

Education impact (sdg 4)

 

Source: UNESCO

  Female Male
Learners affected by school closures, est. (millions) 735.6 780.1

Macro-economic impact (sdg 8)

 

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

GDP impact
GDP loss, global 2020-2021, est. (billions)
$9,000
GDP loss, developing countries, 2020, est. (billions)
$220
GDP growth, global, 2020, est. (prior est.) (%)
-3% (+3.3%)

Labour market situation (sdg 8)

 

Source: ILO, UN Women, UNICEF

Employment and labour force
  Female Male
Informal employment, 2016 (%)    
Agriculture sector 94.5 93.2
Non-agriculture sector 46.4 53.1
Own-account workers in total employment, 2019 (%) 27.5 37.6
Contributing family workers in total employment, 2019 (%) 17.9 6.5
Labour force participation rate, ages 25–54, latest 2010-2018 (%)    
Lone-person households [75.6] [91.2]
Couple-only households [55.6] [95.3]
Couple-with-children-under-6 households [45.8] [97.3]
Children aged 5-17 engaged in child labour % %
Unemployment and labour underutilization
  Female Male
Unemployment rate, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24 13.1 14.0
Ages 25+ 4.3 3.8
Time-related underemployment rate, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24 20.3 19.9
Ages 25+ 9.4 7.9
Composite rate of labour underutilization, 2019 (%)    
Ages 15-24 27.8 25.2
Ages 25+ 12.8 9.5
Labour income and pay inequality
Employed women who worked for cash in last year, latest 2007-2018 (%)
[71.4]
Gender wage gap, hourly wages, latest 2008-2017 (%)
15.6

Access to water and sanitation (sdg 6)

 

Source: WHO, UNICEF

Population with basic handwashing facilities, latest 2010-2017 (%)
[54.6]
Sustainable cities (sdg 11)
 

Source: UN-Habitat, ICF International

Urban reductions in access to public transport caused by COVID-19
%
Urban slums sex ratio, ages 15-49, 2007-2017 (women per 100 men)
[104.0]
  Female Male
Urban pop. in slums, informal settle. or inadequate housing, lat. 2007-2017 (%) [55.7] [55.1]
Refugee and asylum-seeking populations (sdg 16)
 

Source: UNHCR

  Refugees Asylum-seekers
Total number, 2019 (millions) 20.4 4.1
Women (%) 48.3 41.0
Girls aged 0-17 (%) 24.2 17.1
Women aged 60 or older (%) 1.7 1.3
Connectivity and access to information (sdg 17)
 

Source: ITU

  Female Male
Internet users, 2019 (%) 48.4 58.3
Mobile telephone owners (%) % %

Note: Global and regional averages shown in red and 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).

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