Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service

New Electronic Publication: The Statistical Portrait of Women in Cyprus, 2012

The Statistical Service announces that within the framework of the National Action Plan on Gender Equality and in collaboration with the National Machinery for Women’s Rights has published “The Statistical Portrait of Women in Cyprus 2012”. The report is mainly a revision of the previous one published by the Statistical Service in 2008. The report portrays the past and current status of women in Cypriot society by presenting statistical information on a wide range of topics. It presents a comprehensive portrait of women in Cyprus including their demographic profile, educational attainment, labour force characteristics, health, participation in public life, poverty level, crime and violence.

The data in this report has largely been extracted from various publications issued by the Statistical Service of Cyprus, such as the Demographic Report, Census of Population, Education Statistics, Labour Force Survey, Health and Hospital Statistics, Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Research and Development Statistics and Criminal Statistics. The data referring to violence have been provided by the Police, the Social Welfare Services and the Ministry of Education.



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