Percent of firms with female participation in ownershipPercent of firms with female participation in ownership.
Percent of firms with majority female ownershipPercent of firms with greater than 50% female ownership.
Percent of firms with a female top managerPercent of firms with a female top manager.
Proportion of permanent full-time workers that are female (%)Percentage of permanent full-time workers that are female.
Proportion of permanent full-time production workers that are female (%)*Percentage of permanent full-time production workers that are female.
Proportion of permanent full-time non-production workers that are female (%)*Percentage of permanent full-time non-production workers that are female.
All Countries 234.014.018.632.725.535.6
South Asia18.49.611.018.319.818.4
Middle East & North Africa22.93.54.916.012.615.6
Europe & Central Asia30.012.318.638.135.143.5
Sub-Saharan Africa32.112.815.728.619.130.6
High income: OECD36.411.316.936.126.843.7
Latin America & Caribbean38.721.521.637.023.745.4
High income nonOECD39.616.422.141.336.647.7
East Asia & Pacific47.428.632.737.538.534.7
Afghanistan (2014)2.20.54.722.134.347.2
Eritrea (2009)4.23.17.640.4n.a.n.a.
Azerbaijan (2013)4.52.02.431.333.036.4
Yemen, Rep. (2013)6.60.61.62.63.34.3
Iraq (2011)6.8n.a.2.38.63.31.2
Sierra Leone (2009)7.91.77.117.4n.a.n.a.
Sudan (2014)8.22.33.413.68.811.6
Guinea (2016)9.05.35.814.86.317.3
India (2014)10.72.88.914.711.017.1
Kosovo (2013)11.15.67.219.010.621.2
Pakistan (2013)11.88.06.07.30.81.5
Albania (2013)12.57.911.748.569.070.7
West Bank and Gaza (2013)12.62.51.25.64.95.8
Bangladesh (2013)12.71.74.815.821.110.7
Syrian Arab Republic (2009)14.4n.a.22.84.800
Niger (2017)14.58.910.613.16.712.7
Algeria (2007)15.0n.a.n.a.20.819.527.8
Mauritania (2014)15.02.24.512.93.814.2
Congo, Dem. Rep. (2013)15.18.010.818.511.719.8
Mali (2016)15.39.111.619.18.314.4
Jordan (2013)15.73.82.47.68.113.6
Nigeria (2014)16.213.213.924.324.219.3
Mauritius (2009)16.94.9n.a.30.026.530.8
Egypt, Arab Rep. (2016)17.82.44.913.49.59.5
Suriname (2010)18.3n.a.15.034.1n.a.n.a.
Korea, Rep. (2005)19.1n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Burkina Faso (2009)19.28.111.321.612.123.4
Guinea-Bissau (2006)19.9n.a.n.a.5.13.913.5
Germany (2005)20.3n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Antigua and Barbuda (2010)21.3n.a.17.544.6n.a.n.a.
Gambia, The (2006)21.3n.a.n.a.16.215.231.9
Nepal (2013)21.811.717.218.217.111.7
South Sudan (2014)21.97.19.523.312.921.4
Indonesia (2015)22.118.222.138.830.920.5
Djibouti (2013)22.37.214.226.610.310.2
South Africa (2007)22.6n.a.n.a.29.126.641.9
Senegal (2014)22.911.814.120.79.325.3
Uruguay (2010)23.1n.a.19.436.826.052.2
Montenegro (2013)23.910.519.339.928.838.9
Ecuador (2010)24.1n.a.17.035.619.255.2
Côte d'Ivoire (2016)24.413.014.322.717.126.0
Greece (2005)24.4n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Mozambique (2007)24.4n.a.n.a.13.510.530.7
Panama (2010)24.7n.a.23.541.934.444.2
Tanzania (2013)24.79.914.044.019.138.2
Armenia (2013)25.314.519.146.434.949.6
Togo (2016)25.310.711.420.615.326.0
Malaysia (2015)25.410.426.333.928.135.7
Turkey (2013)25.40.35.421.919.038.6
Mexico (2010)25.7n.a.14.637.820.932.4
Sri Lanka (2011)26.1n.a.8.824.030.817.4
Uganda (2013)26.610.215.440.120.940.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina (2013)27.29.324.133.424.447.3
Israel (2013)27.33.110.132.021.035.7
Malawi (2014)28.111.414.227.610.127.2
Kazakhstan (2013)28.316.418.935.530.647.8
Russian Federation (2012)28.5n.a.20.143.432.151.2
Peru (2010)28.7n.a.14.135.122.137.9
Uzbekistan (2013)29.27.913.427.024.731.1
Chile (2010)29.6n.a.4.528.114.843.6
Slovak Republic (2013)29.75.114.033.332.144.1
Serbia (2013)29.813.714.335.725.945.6
Macedonia, FYR (2013)30.016.125.738.839.145.9
Belize (2010)30.4n.a.25.547.2n.a.n.a.
Venezuela, R.B. (2010)30.7n.a.31.138.532.457.3
Czech Republic (2013)30.87.211.634.825.543.8
Morocco (2013)31.33.54.325.729.733.5
Ukraine (2013)31.512.918.841.441.546.7
Ghana (2013)31.614.714.924.718.032.8
Congo, Rep. (2009)31.84.017.224.8n.a.n.a.
Croatia (2013)32.116.418.733.240.940.7
St. Lucia (2010)32.1n.a.23.741.5n.a.n.a.
Dominican Republic (2016)32.213.421.233.631.857.9
Tajikistan (2013)32.78.09.634.146.645.3
Cabo Verde (2009)33.114.816.749.7n.a.n.a.
Gabon (2009)33.19.411.524.3n.a.n.a.
Georgia (2013)33.919.232.044.444.023.5
Spain (2005)34.1n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Slovenia (2013)34.513.318.833.613.438.0
Myanmar (2016)35.133.541.131.231.042.7
Colombia (2010)35.3n.a.12.138.633.649.6
Estonia (2013)35.813.625.335.133.539.3
Lithuania (2013)35.816.521.038.448.253.9
Nicaragua (2016)35.826.827.037.521.245.7
Swaziland (2016)36.016.927.440.538.131.1
Ethiopia (2015)36.216.54.527.827.633.9
Latvia (2013)36.322.831.544.434.947.5
Benin (2016)36.721.325.930.410.432.5
Mongolia (2013)37.823.135.642.355.043.1
Argentina (2010)38.0n.a.9.220.311.138.6
Jamaica (2010)38.2n.a.24.144.520.061.5
El Salvador (2016)38.424.228.034.728.437.8
Bulgaria (2013)39.012.423.941.343.349.1
Lesotho (2016)39.125.436.248.245.650.1
Cameroon (2016)39.731.022.931.816.127.2
Chad (2009)40.10.76.811.4n.a.n.a.
Poland (2013)40.416.920.638.725.240.8
Dominica (2010)41.0n.a.23.632.1n.a.n.a.
Namibia (2014)41.025.627.433.825.756.0
Bolivia (2010)41.3n.a.21.731.415.947.6
Ireland (2005)41.6n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Madagascar (2013)41.620.728.231.935.035.0
Zimbabwe (2016)42.513.916.332.119.333.6
Rwanda (2011)42.712.919.732.4n.a.n.a.
Lao PDR (2016)43.143.045.344.7n.a.n.a.
Bhutan (2015)43.332.826.325.823.823.5
Honduras (2010)43.3n.a.31.740.426.534.4
Barbados (2010)43.5n.a.25.448.2n.a.n.a.
Costa Rica (2010)43.5n.a.15.429.619.041.9
Lebanon (2013)43.55.34.423.315.728.0
Belarus (2013)43.618.632.750.932.948.8
Burundi (2014)44.09.316.324.68.945.7
Guatemala (2010)44.2n.a.15.732.319.241.9
Trinidad and Tobago (2010)45.1n.a.20.841.631.343.9
Cambodia (2016)46.243.757.346.560.718.8
Papua New Guinea (2015)46.512.413.837.2n.a.n.a.
Romania (2013)47.012.520.141.939.643.8
Hungary (2013)47.110.420.446.453.567.2
Moldova (2013)47.328.525.742.040.835.8
Solomon Islands (2015)47.412.822.634.0n.a.n.a.
Kenya (2013)48.78.613.429.120.529.5
Fiji (2009)49.1n.a.n.a.37.3n.a.n.a.
Kyrgyz Republic (2013)49.416.428.846.040.552.7
Tunisia (2013)49.52.78.530.528.734.1
Zambia (2013)49.819.023.838.116.923.3
Brazil (2009)50.2n.a.19.430.135.444.3
Portugal (2005)50.8n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Vietnam (2015)51.119.322.434.132.542.5
Vanuatu (2009)51.4n.a.n.a.37.7n.a.n.a.
Paraguay (2010)51.6n.a.22.830.624.342.6
Sweden (2014)52.59.312.534.514.137.4
Liberia (2009)53.012.929.922.9n.a.n.a.
Central African Republic (2011)53.36.412.125.9n.a.n.a.
Botswana (2010)55.38.916.541.229.953.9
Angola (2010)56.69.313.551.049.558.5
Grenada (2010)57.3n.a.24.045.9n.a.n.a.
St. Kitts and Nevis (2010)57.8n.a.21.143.3n.a.n.a.
Bahamas, The (2010)58.3n.a.33.244.3n.a.n.a.
Guyana, CR (2010)58.3n.a.17.739.1n.a.n.a.
China (2012)64.2n.a.17.537.838.040.6
Thailand (2016)64.433.464.837.4n.a.n.a.
Timor-Leste (2015)64.461.827.031.133.536.8
Tonga (2009)65.3n.a.n.a.56.3n.a.n.a.
Philippines (2015)69.231.529.938.537.131.8
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (2010)76.0n.a.38.649.3n.a.n.a.
Samoa (2009)79.8n.a.n.a.34.4n.a.n.a.
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. (2009)86.8n.a.n.a.37.3n.a.n.a.