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