Gender equality in Azerbaijan

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Gender equality in Azerbaijan


The continent: Europe, Asia
  
Iso2:AZ
  
Iso3:AZE

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Legislation in Azerbaijan


Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 76 (100%); 1 place in Asia 10 (100%)

Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 79 (100%); 1 place in Asia 13 (100%)

Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 179 (100%); 1 place in Asia 47 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 place in Asia 32 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2010)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 5 place in Asia 21 (80,95%)

Violence in family in Azerbaijan


Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she argues with him

31,30 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 52 in the world of 70 (27,14%); 15 place in Asia 19 (26,32%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food

12,10 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 43 in the world of 70 (40%); 13 place in Asia 19 (36,84%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she goes out without telling him

42,50 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 58 in the world of 70 (18,57%); 17 place in Asia 19 (15,79%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children

34,60 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 47 in the world of 71 (35,21%); 14 place in Asia 19 (31,58%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she refuses sex with him

14,20 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 38 in the world of 69 (46,38%); 12 place in Asia 18 (38,89%)

Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife (%)

49 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 65 in the world of 94 (31,91%); 21 place in Asia 27 (25,93%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Azerbaijan


Labor force

4 950 969 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 81 in the world of 185 (56,76%); 27 place in Asia 50 (48%)
8,86 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 2 921 075; max: 4 950 969; max-min: 2 029 894 (41,00%); mid: 3 936 022;
1 014 947 (20,50%)

Labor force

48,63 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 30 in the world of 185 (84,32%); 8 place in Asia 50 (86%)
1,56 % (0,311 % annual) ↗
min: 45,49; max: 49,39; max-min: 3,90 (7,89%); mid: 47,44;
1,19 (2,45%)

Labor force

51,62 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 185 (16,22%); 43 place in Asia 50 (16%)
1,95 % (0,391 % annual) ↘
min: 50,61; max: 54,51; max-min: 3,90 (7,15%); mid: 52,56;
-0,941 (-1,82%)

Labor force

1,07 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 156 in the world of 185 (16,22%); 43 place in Asia 50 (16%)
3,95 % (0,791 % annual) ↘
min: 1,02; max: 1,20; max-min: 0,174 (14,48%); mid: 1,11;
-0,045 (-4,18%)

Leadership in Azerbaijan


Female headed households

24,70 % of households with a female head[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 33 in the world of 63 (49,21%); 7 place in Asia 17 (64,71%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

7,13 % of total[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 108 in the world of 120 (10,83%); 26 place in Asia 37 (32,43%)
568,63 % (113,73 % annual) ↗
min: 5,19; max: 47,66; max-min: 42,47 (89,11%); mid: 26,43;
-19,30 (-270,74%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

16,80 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 107 in the world of 189 (43,92%); 21 place in Asia 46 (56,52%)
4,76 % (0,952 % annual) ↘
min: 10,50; max: 16,90; max-min: 6,40 (37,87%); mid: 13,70;
3,10 (18,45%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

4,50 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 111 in the world of 111 (0,901%); 33 place in Asia 33 (3,03%)
105,00 % (21,00 % annual) ↗
min: 4,50; max: 14,60; max-min: 10,10 (69,18%); mid: 9,55;
-5,05 (-112,22%)

Firms with female top manager

2,40 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 112 in the world of 113 (1,77%); 31 place in Asia 32 (6,25%)
71,88 % (14,38 % annual) ↗
min: 2,40; max: 4,70; max-min: 2,30 (48,94%); mid: 3,55;
-1,15 (-47,92%)