2019 categories

Note: Higher SIGI values indicate higher inequality: the SIGI ranges from 0% for no discrimination to 100% for very high discrimination.

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The SIGI scores 120 countries and classifies them into five groups:

Countries having very low levels of gender discrimination in social institutions

(SIGI< 20%): 32 countries, representing 27% of the countries ranked.

Countries having low levels of gender discrimination in social institutions

(20%<SIGI<30%): 43 countries, representing 36% of the countries ranked.

Countries having medium levels of gender discrimination in social institutions

(30%<SIGI<40%): 16 countries, representing 13% of the countries ranked.

Countries having high levels of gender discrimination in social institutions

(40%<SIGI<50%): 17 countries, representing 14% of the countries ranked.

Countries having very high levels of gender discrimination in social institutions

(SIGI>50%): 12 countries, representing 10% of the countries ranked.