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5 Facts about Gender Equality in Norway

Norway is considered one of the most gender-equal countries in the world, but there are still systemic differences that affect the opportunities available to men and women in society.

On average, women's hourly wages are 89 kroner for every 100 kroner men earn

Women earn 89 kroner for every 100 kroner men earn

23.5 percent of female pensioners recieve the minimum pension. The number for men is 4.2 percent

More female minimum pensioners

14 percent of CEOs in Norway's largest companies are women

Few female CEOs

40 percent representatives on municipal councils in Norway are women

More men in minicipal councils

85 percent of Norwegian employees work in male- or female-dominated occupations

Many people work in male- or female-dominated occupations

Published Mar. 23, 2021 10:02 AM - Last modified Mar. 23, 2021 10:02 AM