Women and Men in India-2016

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has been bringing out the publication “Women and Men in India” on a regular basis since 1995. The publication focuses on portraying gender inequality, gender bias and gender discrimination through crucial statistical indicators of socio-economic relevance. The Eighteenth Edition of the publication “Women and Men in India” provides sex-disaggregated data at State and Central level for various social indicators. The publication includes important indicators as derived from published official data of different Ministries/Department/Organisations. The present edition of the publication attempts to bring variety of available gender statistics at one place to serve as a single platform for accessing gender statistics by variety of users. It is a compilation of statistics on various domains - violence against women, economic empowerment, leadership & participation, health, education and human rights.