Gender equality

Sep 25, 2018

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Total  agree Total dis-agree   Strong-ly agree Agree Dis-agree Strong-ly dis-agree Don’t know   Men agree Women agree   Mar 2016 agree
Gender equality, meaning that men and women are equal, has come far enough already 47% 44% 16% 31% 32% 12% 9% 54% 39% 38%
Gender equality has already been mostly achieved 47% 46% 13% 34% 35% 11% 7% 56% 38% 41%
Work to achieve gender equality today benefits mostly well-to-do people 45% 36% 14% 31% 27% 9% 19% 49% 41% 39%
There should be laws that require equal salaries for men and women in the same position 78% 14% 39% 39% 10% 4% 8% 72% 84% 78%
Although there has been significant progress on gender equality there is still a long way to go 66% 25% 23% 43% 18% 7% 10% 60% 71%   71%

 

There was very strong agreement with the statements “there should be laws that require equal salaries for men and women in the same position” (78%) and “Although there has been significant progress on gender equality there is still a long way to go” (66%).

More than half of the men agree that gender equality has mostly been achieved and that gender equality . . .  has come far enough  but more than half of women disagree.

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