Databases

Sources of sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics

Source Description Link
CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Data Navigator Database of household and agricultural surveys that collected sex-disaggregated data, including the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI). http://gender.cgiar.org/gender-navigator/
FAO Gender and Land Rights Database Sex-disaggregated data on property and use rights, customary law, international agreements, and the participation of relevant organizations. http://www.fao.org/gender/landrights/home/en/
FAO Indicators from Household Surveys Data on food consumption and production at the household level, with data for male-headed and female-headed households. http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/HS
IUCN Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform Sex-disaggregated data and gender analysis on various dimensions of livelihood, ecosystem, gender-based rights & participation, governance, gender-based education and assets, and country-reported activities. http://genderandenvironment.org/egi/
OECD Gender, Institutions and Development Database (GID-DB) Gender statistics on legal, cultural and traditional practices that discriminate against women and girls. Covering 160 countries, the GID-DB includes data on unpaid care work, land titles owned by women, and women political representation. http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=GID2
OECD Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Qualitative and quantitative data, taking into account both the de jure and de facto discrimination of social institutions, through information on laws, attitudes and practices. http://www.genderindex.org/
USAID Demographic and Health Survey Programme (DHS) Data on the life courses of women and men, on control over income and household decisions, on gender differentials in education and in children's health and health care, and on gender-based violence. https://dhsprogram.com/topics/gender-corner/
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Data Sex-disaggregated data on income and employment, education, mortality, birth rate, decision-making roles and human development. These indicators are also compiled into the Gender Development Index (GDI) and the Gender Inequality Index (GII). http://hdr.undp.org/en/data
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Gender Statistics Sex-disaggregated data on countries in the UNECE region on demographics, work and the economy, education, public life and decision-making, health and mortality, crime and violence, science and information and communication technology, work-life balance, and forest sector employment. http://www.unece.org/statistics/areas-of-work/statssoc/gender-statistics.html
UNESCO Institute for Statistics Database Sex-disaggregated data on education, notably the percentage of graduates and female graduates from Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics programmes, and from Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Veterinary programmes. Includes data on human resources in Research and Development, by sex. http://data.uis.unesco.org/
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) Gender Statistics Sex-disaggregated data on economic participation and access to resources, education, health, public life and decision-making, and on human rights of women and girl; time use statistics; as well as statistics on violence against women. https://unstats.un.org/unsd/gender/default.html
World Bank Gender Equality Data and Statistics (Gender Data Portal) Sex-disaggregated data on agency, economic and social context, economic opportunities (including employment in agriculture and land ownership), education, health, and public life and decision-making. http://datatopics.worldbank.org/gender/
World Bank Little Data Book on Gender Sex-disaggregated data from more than 200 countries on education, health, access to economic opportunities, and public life and decision making. Data is presented by contry, by region, and by income group. http://data.worldbank.org/products/data-books/little-data-book-on-gender
World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report Sex-disaggregated data, scores and rankings in four major areas: health, education, economy and politics. Country profiles are available. http://reports.weforum.org/global-gender-gap-report-2016/

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