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Headline data

Geographical Area: Kyrgyz Republic

This table provides information about the indicator

Indicator name

5.5.2. Proportion of women in managerial positions

Target name

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

  1. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Kyrgyzstan statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Kyrgyz statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Kyrgyz-specific metadata information.

Geographical coverage

Kyrgyz Republic

Unit of measurement

as a percentage of the total number of managers


This indicator refers to the proportion of females in the total number of persons employed in senior and middle management. Expressed in percentage. Heads of enterprises, institutions and organizations (and their structural subdivisions) are: ministers, governors, heads of administrations, presidents, directors (directors-general), rectors, chiefs, managers, heads, chairmen, commanders, managers, masters, chief accountants, chief engineers, chief physicians, chief editors, etc. and their deputies.


The proportion of women in decision-making positions shows the proportion of women who are employed in decision-making at all levels

Rationale and interpretation

This indicator aims to show the achievement of gender parity among managers by activity and location

Method of computation

The proportion of women in decision-making positions is calculated based on the ОРС by dividing the number of women managers by the total number of managers

Comments and limitations
Quality assurance

Data quality is ensured by strictly following the sample survey methodology

Data availability and gaps

Data are published in the statistical compendium «Employment and unemployment» and «Women and men in the Kyrgyz Republic» and on the NSC website


Disaggregation of data at the national and regional levels, cities of Bishkek and Osh

Comparability with international data/standards

ILO standards

References and documentation

KR National SDG Reporting Platform:

Data sources

Integrated Household Budget and Labour Force Sample Survey (Form №4 “Employment and unemployment”)

Data collection methods

The survey is conducted by interviewers visiting households and recording data in tablets based on questionnaires approved by the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. During household visits, responses can be obtained both from respondents and other household members if the respondent is absent at the time of interview. 5,016 households have been selected for the survey on a quarterly basis. The annual sample rotation is 25 per cent.

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National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (Labour and Employment Statistics Division)

Contact person(s)/focal point

Jailobaeva G.Zh.

Contact person's email

Contact person's phone

(0312) 626076

Organization website

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