Benchmarking female participation in firm ownership, management, and the workforce is important to achieving gender equality promotion and empowerment of women. The gender topic provides information about women's entrepreneurship and economic participation in the labor force. The five indicators on this page measure women's participation in businesses in 139 countries. The results are based on surveys of more than 127,000 firms. A database query tool is available to gauge gender participation differences across various firm subgroups. You can also generate graphs to compare countries.
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