Gender equality

Sustainable development goal 5 gender equality

Target 5.1: End discrimination against women and girls

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

Legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‑discrimination on the basis of sex (5.1.1)
YES

Indicator 5.1.1 Whether or not legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‑discrimination on the basis of sex

Indicator available Legal frameworks are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non‑discrimination on the basis of sex (5.1.1)

Target 5.1: End discrimination against women and girls

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement -

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ Equality and Anti-Discrimination Act: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NLE/lov/2017-06-16-51

Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud Act: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NLE/lov/2017-06-16-50

The Constitution: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NLE/lov/1814-05-17#KAPITTEL_5

Data: time series, last update -

Metadata: last update 2020

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Target 5.3: Eliminate forced marriages and genital mutilation

Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Number of women 20-24 years who where married before age 18 (5.3.1)
Number of women 20-24 years who where married before age 18 (5.3.1)
2020
11
women
-59.3 % Change from five years before
Number of women 20-24 years who where married before age 18 (5.3.1)

Target 5.4: Value unpaid care and promote shared domestic responsibilities

Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate

Time spent on unpaid household and care work (5.4.1)

Indicator 5.4.1 Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location

Indicator available Time spent on unpaid household and care work (5.4.1)

Target 5.4: Value unpaid care and promote shared domestic responsibilities

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Hours per day

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator By sex

Source​​​​​​​ https://www.ssb.no/en/kultur-og-fritid/tids-og-mediebruk/statistikk/tidsbruksundersokelsen

Data: time series, last update 1970 – 2010

Metadata: last update 2020

Global metadata​ Complete global​​​​​​ metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division

Target 5.5: Ensure women's full participation in leadership and decision-making

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament (5.5.1)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament (5.5.1)
2021
45.0
%
8.6 percentage points change from 20 years before
Parliamentary representatives by gender (5.5.1)

Proportion of seats held by women in local governments (5.5.1)
Proportion of seats held by women in local governments (5.5.1)
2019
40.5
%
6.4 percentage points change from 20 years before
Municipal council representatives by gender (5.5.1)

Indicator 5.5.1 Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments

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Indicator available Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament (5.5.1)

Target 5.5: Ensure women's full participation in leadership and decision-making

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Per cent

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ https://www.ssb.no/valg/faktaside/valg#blokk-2

Data: time series, last update 1945 - 2017

Metadata: last update 2020

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Indicator available Proportion of seats held by women in local governments (5.5.1)

Target 5.5: Ensure women's full participation in leadership and decision-making

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Per cent

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ https://www.ssb.no/valg/faktaside/valg#blokk-1

Data: time series, last update 1979 - 2019

Metadata: last update 2020

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Percentage of female leaders (5.5.2)
Percentage of female leaders (5.5.2)
2021
33.5
%
-0.3 percentage points change from the previous year
Employed in senior positions (5.5.2)

Indicator 5.5.2 Proportion of women in managerial positions

Indicator available Proportion of women in managerial positions (5.5.2)

Target 5.5: Ensure full participation in leadership and decision-making

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Per cent

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ https://www.ssb.no/en/arbeid-og-lonn/sysselsetting/statistikk/arbeidskraftundersokelsen

Data: time series, last update 2011 – 2019

Metadata: last update 2020

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Target 5.6: Universal access to reproductive health and rights

Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

Laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education. (5.6.2)
YES

Indicator 5.6.2 Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education

Indicator available Laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15 years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education (5.6.2)

Target 5.6: Universal access to reproductive health and rights

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement -

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ Spesialisthelsetjenesteloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/1999-07-02-61

Helse- og omsorgstjenesteloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2011-06-24-30?q=helse- %20og%20omsorgstjenesteloven

Pasient- og brukerrettighetsloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/1999-07-02-63?q=pasient- %20og%20brukerrettighetsloven

Apotekforskriften: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2001-02-26-178?q=apotekforskriften

Forskrift om kommunens helsefremmende og forebyggende arbeid i helsestasjons- og skolehelsetjenesten: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2018-10-19-1584?q=%E2%80%A2Forskrift%20om%20helsestasjons- %20og%20skolehelsetjenest

Folkehelseloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2011-06-24-29?q=Lov%20om%20folkehelsearbeid

Helsetilsynsloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2017-12-15-107?q=Lov%20om%20statlig%20tilsyn%20med

Opplæringsloven: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/1998-07-17-61

Læreplanverket: https://www.udir.no/laring-og-trivsel/lareplanverket/

Data: time series, last update -

Metadata: last update 2020

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Target 5.a: Equal rights to economic resources, property ownership and financial services

Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws

Legal framework guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control (5.a.2)
YES

Indicator 5.a.2 Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

Indicator available Legal framework guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control (5.a.2)

Target 5.a: Equal rights to economic resources, property ownership and financial services

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement -

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ Inheritance law – in Norwegian only: https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/1974-06-28-58?q=odelsloven

Data: time series, last update -

Metadata: last update 2020

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Target 5.b: Promote empowerment of women through technology

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone (5.b.1)

Indicator 5.b.1 Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex

Indicator available Proportion of individuals (aged 9 - 79 years) who own a mobile telephone (5.b.1)

Target 5.b: Promote empowerment of women through technology

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement Per cent

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ https://www.ssb.no/en/kultur-og-fritid/tids-og-mediebruk/statistikk/norsk-mediebarometer

Data: time series, last update 1999 - 2018

Metadata: last update 2020

Global metadata​ Complete global​​​​​​ metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division

Target 5.c: Adopt and strengthen policies and enforceable legislation for gender equality

Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels

Systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment (5.c.1)
NO

Indicator 5.c.1 Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment

Indicator available Systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment (5.c.1)

Target 5.c: Adopt and strengthen policies and enforceable legislation for gender equality

Geographical coverage Norway

Unit of measurement -

Definitions -

Available disaggregation for indicator None

Source​​​​​​​ Ministry of Culture

Data: time series, last update -

Metadata: last update 2020

Global metadata​ Complete global​​​​​​ metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division