Gender equality in Burundi

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Gender equality in Burundi


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

Law mandates nondiscrimination based on gender in hiring

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 79 (100%); 1 in Africa from 16 (100%)

Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 179 (100%); 1 in Africa from 53 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 in Africa from 26 (100%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 in Africa from 35 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 2 in Africa from 40 (97,50%)

Violence in family in Burundi


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

31 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 44 (31,82%); 19 in Africa from 30 (40%)

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

25 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 41 (17,07%); 22 in Africa from 27 (22,22%)

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

48,80 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 38 in the world of 43 (13,95%); 25 in Africa from 29 (17,24%)

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

61,70 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 42 in the world of 44 (6,82%); 28 in Africa from 29 (6,90%)

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

46,10 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 40 in the world of 43 (9,30%); 26 in Africa from 29 (13,79%)

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

72,90 %[?] (2010)
(ascending): 79 in the world of 86 (9,30%); 38 in Africa from 43 (13,95%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Burundi


Labor force

4 952 060 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 80 in the world of 185 (57,30%); 28 in Africa from 52 (48,08%)
12,03 % (2,41 % annual) ↘
min: 2 653 640; max: 4 952 060; max-min: 2 298 420 (46,41%); mid: 3 802 850;
1 149 210 (23,21%)

Labor force

51,49 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 185 (98,92%); 3 in Africa from 52 (96,15%)
0,016 % (0,0032832 % annual) ↘
min: 51,35; max: 52,37; max-min: 1,02 (1,94%); mid: 51,86;
-0,370 (-0,719%)

Labor force

48,51 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 183 in the world of 185 (1,62%); 50 in Africa from 52 (5,77%)
0,029 % (0,0057563 % annual) ↗
min: 47,63; max: 48,59; max-min: 0,953 (1,96%); mid: 48,11;
0,397 (0,818%)

Labor force

0,942 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 183 in the world of 185 (1,62%); 50 in Africa from 52 (5,77%)
0,056 % (0,011 % annual) ↗
min: 0,910; max: 0,945; max-min: 0,035 (3,75%); mid: 0,927;
0,015 (1,56%)

Leadership in Burundi


Female headed households

24,50 % of households with a female head[?] (2012)
(descending): 35 in the world of 51 (33,33%); 25 in Africa from 34 (29,41%)
9,39 % (1,88 % annual) ↗
min: 24,50; max: 26,80; max-min: 2,30 (8,58%); mid: 25,65;
-1,15 (-4,69%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

36,40 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 26 in the world of 189 (86,77%); 9 in Africa from 54 (85,19%)
11,81 % (2,36 % annual) ↘
min: 6; max: 36,40; max-min: 30,40 (83,52%); mid: 21,20;
15,20 (41,76%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

44 % of firms[?] (2014)
(descending): 30 in the world of 111 (73,87%); 8 in Africa from 26 (73,08%)
10,45 % (2,09 % annual) ↘
min: 34,80; max: 44; max-min: 9,20 (20,91%); mid: 39,40;
4,60 (10,45%)

Firms with female top manager

16,30 % of firms[?] (2014)
(descending): 62 in the world of 113 (46,02%); 10 in Africa from 28 (67,86%)