With 83,8 points, Sweden leads ranking in gender equality within the EU, which average in total is 67,9 points. With the current speed, the EU is expected to reach gender equality in 60 years.

The ranking looks at eight factors, where the health factor (equal access to health services, health status and health behaviour) is the factor with the highest points. Power in the political, economic and social sphere ranks the lowest with only 53,5 points. On average, 29,5 % of the ministers and 26,6 % of board members in the EU are women, a number that has increased since 2010.

Sweden ranks 1st in all the domains except money, which looks at factors such as net income and income distribution, where it ranks 6th.

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