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left Gender Equality Goal 5 right
  • Target 5.1 | End Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Target 5.6 | Universal Access to Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Target 5.4 | Value unpaid care and promote shared domestic responsibilities
  • Target 5.C | Adopt and Strengthen Policies and Enforceable Legislation for Gender Equality

Targets and Indicators with Data Availability

Note: The data may be updated periodically as more information become available.


End All Violence Against and Exploitation of Women and Girls

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.

Indicator 5.2.1 | Proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15 years 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


Data are taken from United Nations Global SDG database.

Note: Data are only available for 2018.


Eliminate Forced Marriages and Genital Mutilation

Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Indicator 5.3.1 | Proportion of women aged 20-24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18


The corresponding data for females who were married or in a union before age 15 are nil or negligible.
Data refer to Singapore residents (i.e. Singapore citizens and permanent residents).

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Ensure Full Participation in Leadership and Decision-Making

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.

Indicator 5.5.1 | Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments



Data refer to the proportion of female members of parliament at the start of a new Parliament term. For example, the figures for 2020 to 2022 remained the same as these are based on the start of the 14th Parliament.

(b) Not applicable as Singapore does not have local governments.

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Indicator 5.5.2 | Proportion of women in managerial positions


Data refer to employed residents (i.e. Singapore citizens and permanent residents) in the Singapore Standard Occupational Classification (SSOC) 2020 Sub-Major Groups 11 to 13 in June of reference year.

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Equal Rights to Economic Resources, Property Ownership and Financial Services

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.

Indicator 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

(a) Proportion of total adult population with land ownership that have secure rights over the land (regardless of use of land) is 100%.

Indicator 5.A.2 | Proportion of countries where the legal framework (including customary law) guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control

Not applicable as there is no differentiation between men and women with regards to land ownership and control under Singapore's law.


Promote Empowerment of Women through Technology

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.

Indicator 5.B.1 | Proportion of individuals who own a mobile telephone, by sex


Data refer to Singapore residents (i.e. Singapore citizens and permanent residents).

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