Gender equality in Bolivia

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Gender equality in Bolivia


The continent: America
  
Iso2:BO
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Legislation in Bolivia


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 America 9 (100%)

Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2011)
(descending): 1 in the world of 79 (100%); 1 place in America 18 (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 America 33 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 place in America 33 (100%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 place in America 24 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 1 place in America 9 (100%)

Violence in family in Bolivia


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

5,20 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 14 in the world of 70 (81,43%); 6 place in America 9 (44,44%)
13,85 % (2,77 % annual) ↗
min: 5,20; max: 6,40; max-min: 1,20 (18,75%); mid: 5,80;
-0,600 (-11,54%)

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

3,30 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 16 in the world of 70 (78,57%); 7 place in America 9 (33,33%)
38,18 % (7,64 % annual) ↗
min: 3,30; max: 5,40; max-min: 2,10 (38,89%); mid: 4,35;
-1,05 (-31,82%)

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

5,90 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 14 in the world of 70 (81,43%); 7 place in America 9 (33,33%)
31,53 % (6,31 % annual) ↗
min: 5,90; max: 9; max-min: 3,10 (34,44%); mid: 7,45;
-1,55 (-26,27%)

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

12,30 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 17 in the world of 71 (77,46%); 8 place in America 9 (22,22%)
21,95 % (4,39 % annual) ↗
min: 12,30; max: 16,80; max-min: 4,50 (26,79%); mid: 14,55;
-2,25 (-18,29%)

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

2,20 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 13 in the world of 69 (82,61%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)
13,64 % (2,73 % annual) ↗
min: 2,20; max: 2,70; max-min: 0,500 (18,52%); mid: 2,45;
-0,250 (-11,36%)

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

16,10 %[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 29 in the world of 94 (70,21%); 14 place in America 16 (18,75%)
22,36 % (4,47 % annual) ↗
min: 16,10; max: 22,10; max-min: 6 (27,15%); mid: 19,10;
-3 (-18,63%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Bolivia


Labor force

5 145 858 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 76 in the world of 185 (59,46%); 13 place in America 33 (63,64%)
9,11 % (1,82 % annual) ↘
min: 2 664 797; max: 5 145 858; max-min: 2 481 061 (48,21%); mid: 3 905 328;
1 240 531 (24,11%)

Labor force

44,63 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 89 in the world of 185 (52,43%); 10 place in America 33 (72,73%)
0,604 % (0,121 % annual) ↘
min: 38,20; max: 44,63; max-min: 6,43 (14,41%); mid: 41,42;
3,22 (7,21%)

Labor force

55,28 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 185 (48,11%); 24 place in America 33 (30,30%)
0,639 % (0,128 % annual) ↗
min: 55,28; max: 61,80; max-min: 6,52 (10,54%); mid: 58,54;
-3,26 (-5,89%)

Labor force

1,24 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 185 (48,11%); 24 place in America 33 (30,30%)
1,44 % (0,288 % annual) ↗
min: 1,24; max: 1,62; max-min: 0,381 (23,58%); mid: 1,43;
-0,191 (-15,43%)

Leadership in Bolivia


Female headed households

22,90 % of households with a female head[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 36 in the world of 63 (44,44%); 6 place in America 7 (28,57%)
7,07 % (1,41 % annual) ↘
min: 19,10; max: 22,90; max-min: 3,80 (16,59%); mid: 21;
1,90 (8,30%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

35,06 % of total[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 31 in the world of 120 (75%); 15 place in America 25 (44%)
8,83 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 17,57; max: 38,59; max-min: 21,02 (54,47%); mid: 28,08;
6,98 (19,92%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

53,10 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 2 in the world of 189 (99,47%); 1 place in America 35 (100%)
52,17 % (10,43 % annual) ↘
min: 9,20; max: 53,10; max-min: 43,90 (82,67%); mid: 31,15;
21,95 (41,34%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

41,30 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 39 in the world of 111 (65,77%); 13 place in America 29 (58,62%)

Firms with female top manager

21,70 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 45 in the world of 113 (61,06%); 15 place in America 30 (53,33%)