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 235.114.418.632.325.235.0
South Asia18.49.611.018.319.818.4
Middle East & North Africa23.33.45.417.613.517.6
Sub-Saharan Africa31.212.915.827.818.829.7
Europe & Central Asia32.512.618.937.834.144.1
Latin America & Caribbean44.320.821.337.623.244.9
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
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
Chad (2018)13.19.012.014.81.99.6
Niger (2017)14.58.910.613.16.712.7
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.
Sierra Leone (2017)18.816.915.923.323.633.4
Burkina Faso (2009)19.28.111.321.612.123.4
Guinea-Bissau (2006)19.9n.a.n.a.5.13.913.5
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
Montenegro (2013)23.910.519.339.928.838.9
Côte d'Ivoire (2016)24.413.014.322.717.126.0
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
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
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
Uruguay (2017)37.011.610.632.822.641.7
Liberia (2017)37.415.620.421.021.320.9
Mongolia (2013)37.823.135.642.355.043.1
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
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
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
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
Vietnam (2015)51.119.322.434.132.542.5
Vanuatu (2009)51.4n.a.n.a.37.7n.a.n.a.
Sweden (2014)52.59.312.534.514.137.4
Central African Republic (2011)53.36.412.125.9n.a.n.a.
Honduras (2016)54.726.528.033.316.434.0
Botswana (2010)55.38.916.541.229.953.9
Angola (2010)56.69.313.551.049.558.5
Peru (2017)56.619.419.932.118.744.0
Grenada (2010)57.3n.a.24.045.9n.a.n.a.
Argentina (2017)57.87.98.026.913.140.1
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.
Paraguay (2017)66.218.519.628.518.239.0
Bolivia (2017)68.641.626.330.624.845.5
Philippines (2015)69.231.529.938.537.131.8
Ecuador (2017)70.417.722.934.220.850.4
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.