The COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker

Data is updated once a month. Last update: 24 August 2021

Across 201 countries, how many have reported sex-disaggregated COVID-19 data?

Sex-disaggregated data along the clinical pathway, from testing through to hospitalisations and intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, is essential to helping us understand who is being impacted by the epidemic and who has access to testing and health services.
Yet very few countries are reporting this data in its entirety.

Testing

16
countries

Confirmed cases

140
countries

Confirmed cases among healthcare workers

11
countries

Hospitalisations

28
countries

ICU admissions

19
countries

Deaths

109
countries

Vaccinations

47
countries

How much COVID-19 sex-disaggregated data is available globally?

At a minimum, all countries should collect and report data on COVID-19 cases and deaths broken down by sex. We assess the availability of this data in countries that are home to more than 99% of confirmed cases in the world. The amount of sex-disaggregated data however is far lower than that. Here’s how much sex-disaggregated data we’ve found.

Confirmed cases
134,343,423
Deaths
3,217,722

Which countries are currently reporting sex-disaggregated data?

As of 24 August 2021
  • have reported data on cases and deaths in past month
  • have reported either case or death data in past month
  • no sex-disaggregated case or death data reported in past month
  • not yet tracked

At the global level, what does the data show?

For every 10 female...
...Tests
Across 16 countries
...there are
8
...there are 8 male Tests

male Tests
...Cases
Across 140 countries
...there are
11
...there are 11 male Cases

male Cases
...Hospitalisations
Across 28 countries
...there are
12
...there are 12 male Hospitalisations

male Hospitalisations
...ICU admissions
Across 19 countries
...there are
18
...there are 18 male ICU admissions

male ICU admissions
...Deaths
Across 109 countries
...there are
13
...there are 13 male Deaths

male Deaths
...Confirmed cases that have died
Across 96 countries
...there are
15
...there are 15 male Confirmed cases that have died

male Confirmed cases that have died
...Vaccinations
Across 47 countries
...there are
10
...there are 10 male Vaccinations

male Vaccinations

National sex-disaggregated COVID-19 data in context

Below you can explore sex-disaggregated data on COVID-19 from our tracker and compare to global demographic, development and gender equality datasets.