SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG 5: Gender Equality
India SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
SL. No. National Indicator Highest Performing Value Lowest Performing Value View Chart Data Source of SDG India (2023-24) Data Period as per SDG India (2023-24) Periodicity as per SDG India (2023-24)
Target 5.1: End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
1 5.1.1: Whether or not legal framework are in place to promote, enforce and monitor equality and non- discrimination on the basis of sex, (in percentage) --- --- Ministry of Women and Child Development 2023 Annual
2 5.1.2: Per lakh women that have been subjected to dowry offences during the year 11.07 0 National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
3 5.1.3: Sex Ratio at Birth (in Per 1,000 male live births) 974 844 Office of the Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs 2018-20 Annual
4 5.1.4: Rate of crimes against women per 1,00,000 female population 168.29 5.09 (a) Numerator: National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs (b) Denominator: Office of the Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
Target 5.2: Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation
5 5.2.1: Proportion of ever-married women age 18-49 years who have experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence by husband/partner in the past 12 months 45.1 0.5 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (National Family Health Survey) NFHS-5 (2019-21) 3 Years
6 5.2.2: Proportion of women and girls aged 18-49 years subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months 1.5 0 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (National Family Health Survey) NFHS-5 (2019-21) 3 Years
7 5.2.3: Per lakh women who have experienced sexual crimes during the year (Per 1,00,000 females) 88.7 4.6 National Crime Bureau, Ministry Affairs 2021 Annual
8 5.2.4: Proportion of sexual crime against girl children to total crime against children during the calendar year 100 18.6 National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
9 5.2.5: Proportion of trafficking of girl children to total children trafficked during the calendar year 100 5.3 National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
10 5.2.6: Proportion of crime against women to total crime reported in the country during the calendar year 21.8 1 National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
11 5.2.7: Child Sex Ratio (0-6 years) (females per 1,000 males) 972 834 Office of the Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs 2011 10 Years
Target 5.3: Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
12 5.3.1: Percentage of women aged 20-24 years who were married by exact age 18 years 41.6 1.3 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (National Family Health Survey) NFHS-5 (2019-21) 3 Years
13 5.3.2: Proportion of cases reported under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (early marriage of children below 18 years of age) to total crime against children 3.8 0 National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs 2021 Annual
Target 5.4: 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
14 5.4.1: Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work --- --- TUS, NSS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation 2019 3 Years
Target 5.5: Ensure women'ôs full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
15 5.5.1: Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments (similar to 10.2.2 and 16.7.1) --- --- Election Commission of India, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and MoHUA 2022 5 Years for Lok Sabha, PRI ULBs, Annual for State Legislative Assemblies
16 5.5.2: Proportion of women in managerial positions 43.3 3.9 PLFS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation 2021-22 Annual
44.7 4.1
17 5.5.3: Number of women candidates out of total candidates contesting elections (in percentage) 25 0 Election Commission of India 2019 5 Years
Target 5.6: 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
18 5.6.1: Unmet need for family planning for currently married women aged 15-49 years, (in percentage) 26.9 4.7 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (National Family Health Survey) NFHS-5 (2019-21) 3 Years
19 5.6.2: Whether the country has 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 --- --- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 2020 4 Years
20 5.6.3: Percentage of population aged 15-24 years with comprehensive knowledge of HIV/ AIDS 68.9 10.1 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (National Family Health Survey) NFHS-5 (2019-2021) 3 Years
72.8 14.3
Target 5.a: 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
21 5.a.1: Operational land holdings - (female operated operational holding) 41 1.6 Agriculture Census, DAC&FW, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare --- 5 Years
22 5.a.2: No. of borrowers per 1,00,000 adults (Male and Female) --- --- --- NSS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation --- 3 Years
23 5.a.3: Wages of casual labourers (gender wise) other than public works, (Rs. per day) --- --- PLFS, National Sample Survey, NSO, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Jul, 2021 - Jun, 2022 Annual, giving quarterly estimates
24 5.a.4: Average agricultural wage earnings from casual labour work other than public works, (Rs. per day) --- --- PLFS, National Sample Survey, NSO, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Jul, 2021 - Jun, 2022 Annual, giving quarterly estimates
25 5.a.5: Exclusive women SHGs in Bank linked SHGs, (in percentage) --- --- National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Ministry of Finance 2021-22 Annual
26 5.a.6: Percentage of adult having an account at a formal financial institution --- --- --- NSS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation --- 3 Years
27 5.a.7: Percentage of women having an account at a formal financial institution --- --- --- NSS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation --- 3 Years
Target 5.b: Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
28 5.b.1: Percentage of women employed in IT and ITeS industry --- --- Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology 2023 Annual
Target 5.c: 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
29 5.c.1: Number of Central Ministries and States having Gender Budget Cells (GBCs) --- --- Ministry of Women and Child Development 2022-23 Annual
Global SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG Global Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
SL. No. Indicator Description (UN) Custodian Organization(s):
5.1: End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
1 5.1.1: Whether or not legal frameworks are in place topromote, enforce and monitor equality and non-discrimination on the basis of sex UN Women, World Bank Group, OECD Development Centre
5.2: Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other typesof exploitation
2 5.2.1: Proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15years and older subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by form of violence and by age "United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) World Health Organization (WHO)"
3 5.2.2: Proportion of women and girls aged 15years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than anintimate partner in the previous 12months, by age and place of occurrence United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) World Health Organization (WHO) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
5.3: Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
4 5.3.1: Proportion of women aged 20—24years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18 United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
5 5.3.2: Proportion of girls and women aged 15—49years who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting, byage
5.4: 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
6 5.4.1: Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, by sex, age and location UN Statistics Division (UNSD)
5.5: Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economicand public life
7 5.5.1: Proportion of seats held by women in (a)national parliaments and (b) local governments Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
UN-Women
8 5.5.2: Proportion of women in managerial positions ILO
5.6: 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
9 5.6.1: Proportion of women aged 15–49years who make their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
10 5.6.2: Number of countries with laws and regulations that guarantee full and equal access to women and men aged 15years and older to sexual and reproductive health care, information and education
5.a: 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
11 5.a.1: (a)Proportion of total agricultural population with ownership or secure rights over agricultural land, by sex; and (b)share of women among owners or rights-bearers of agricultural land, by type of tenure Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
12 5.a.2: Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control
5.b: Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
13 5.b.1: Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
5.c: 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
14 5.c.1: Proportion of countries with systems to track and make public allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment UN Women in collaboration with OECD and UNDP.