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FAO Statistics

  • Gender and Land Rights Database
    This database contains country-level information on the national and customary laws governing land use, property rights and inheritance. It offers information on women’s and men’s legal rights in access to land.
    The PopSTAT module, under the FAOSTAT, contains population data disaggregated by sex.

Statistics from other UN agencies

  • Segregat
    This database provides sex disaggregated statistics for over 80 countries on employment.
  • Gender Info 2010
    This resources offers sex disaggregated statistics and indicators on a wide range of policy areas, including: population, families, health, education, work and political participation.
  • The UNECE Gender Statistics Database
    A tool that helps to monitor the situation of women and men in all UNECE member countries, and provides information to evaluate the effectiveness of policies.
  • The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics
    This issue of The World’s Women report focuses on national reporting of sex disaggregated statistics in such areas as demographics, health, education, work, violence against women, poverty, human rights and decision-making.
  • Progress of the World's Women 2008/2009
    The report provides data on five key areas where the need to strengthen accountability to women is urgent: politics and governance, access to public services, economic opportunities, justice, and the distribution of international assistance for development and security.
  • MDG Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Progress Chart 2010
    An output of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators, this Chart provides an assessment of progress towards a number of key targets related to women’s empowerment and gender equality.
  • Unstats social indicators
    Social indicators covering a wide range of subject-matter fields, compiled by the United Nations Statistics Division from national and international sources in the global statistical system.


  • Gender Stats
    Information on gender at the country level, as well as data on key gender topics from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank-conducted or funded surveys.
  • Woman Stats Project
    The Project compiles information on the situation of women in the world, providing qualitative and quantitative information on over 294 indicators of women's status in 174 countries.
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