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International and European Union Statistical Resources: Women and Gender


  • GenderStats
    Gender statistics and indicators designed with sources that include national statistics, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys. Covers many worldwide countries, reporting on such themes as poverty, education, economic development, demographics, and political participation. Users have the option of saving the country views in Excel (or other formats) to customize them for their own reports. From the World Bank Group.
  • UNECE Gender Statistics Database
    The central database for sex-disaggregated social data covering European and North American nations. Provides series that are presented in line with the following policy areas: population, families and households, work and the economy, education, public life and decision making, health, crime and violence. Data series are presented by country, year, and by social and demographic breakdowns. From the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. This is the main page for statistics, and gender statistics are under “Gender and Population.”
  • UNICEF Publications: Gender Concerns
    Many of these publications include statistics on the situation of women and children worldwide.
  • United Nations Statistics Division: Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men
    Covers six specific fields of concern: population, families, health, education, work and politics and human rights. The data are compiled mainly from official national and international sources. Site is updated at least once a year.