Metric FinderDemographics: Gender & Gender Equality

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1) Adolescents out of school (% of lower secondary school age)
Adolescents out of school are the percentage of lower secondary school age adolescents who are not enrolled in school.
2) CPIA gender equality rating (1-6, higher is better)
Gender equality assesses the extent to which the country has installed institutions and programs to enforce laws and policies that promote equal access for men and women in...
3) Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total)
Female legislators, senior officials and managers (% of total) refers to the share of legislators, senior officials and managers who are female.
4) Firms with female participation in ownership (% of firms)
Firms with female participation in ownership are the percentage of firms with a woman among the principal owners.
5) Firms with female top manager (% of firms)
Firms with female top manager refers to the percentage of firms in the private sector who have females as top managers. Top manager refers to the highest ranking manager or CEO of...
6) Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value is whether there is a law that obligates employers to pay equal remuneration to male and female...
7) Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring is whether the law specifically prevents or penalizes gender-based discrimination in the hiring process; the law may...
8) Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave (1=yes; 0=no)
Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave is whether there is a law mandating paid or unpaid maternity leave available only to the mother. Provisions for circumstantial leave by...
9) Law prohibits or invalidates child or early marriage (1=yes; 0=no)
Law prohibits or invalidates child or early marriage is whether there are provisions that prevent the marriage of girls, boys, or both before they reach the legal age of marriage...
10) Legislation exists on domestic violence (1=yes; 0=no)
Legislation exists on domestic violence is whether there is legislation addressing domestic violence: violence between spouses, within the family or members of the same household...
11) Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after maternity leave (1=yes; 0=no)
Mothers are guaranteed an equivalent position after maternity leave is whether employers of women returning from maternity leave are legally obligated to provide them with an...
12) Nonpregnant and nonnursing women can do the same jobs as men (1=yes; 0=no)
Non-pregnant and non-nursing women can do the same jobs as men indicates whether there are specific jobs that women explicitly or implicitly cannot perform except in limited...
13) Percent of seats held by women in national parliaments
Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.
14) Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure (%)
Proportion of population spending more than 25% of household consumption or income on out-of-pocket health care expenditure, expressed as a percentage of a total population of a...
15) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife (any of five reasons) (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner for any of the following five reasons: argues with him; refuses to...
16) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she argues with him (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she argues with him.
17) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she burns the food.
18) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she goes out without telling him.
19) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she neglects the children.
20) Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she refuses sex with him (%)
Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she refuses sex with him.