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