Gender equality in Cambodia

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Gender equality in Cambodia


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

Legislation in Cambodia


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%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 place in Asia 28 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 5 place in Asia 21 (80,95%)

Violence in family in Cambodia


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

23,90 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 26 in the world of 44 (43,18%); 7 place in Asia 10 (40%)
2,09 % (0,418 % annual) ↘
min: 6,70; max: 23,90; max-min: 17,20 (71,97%); mid: 15,30;
8,60 (35,98%)

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

11,70 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 41 (46,34%); 6 place in Asia 9 (44,44%)
13,68 % (2,74 % annual) ↗
min: 11,70; max: 13,30; max-min: 1,60 (12,03%); mid: 12,50;
-0,800 (-6,84%)

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

31,30 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 30 in the world of 43 (32,56%); 6 place in Asia 9 (44,44%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 8,70; max: 31,30; max-min: 22,60 (72,20%); mid: 20;
11,30 (36,10%)

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

43,70 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 37 in the world of 44 (18,18%); 9 place in Asia 10 (20%)
10,53 % (2,11 % annual) ↘
min: 11,20; max: 43,70; max-min: 32,50 (74,37%); mid: 27,45;
16,25 (37,19%)

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

12,80 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 43 (58,14%); 5 place in Asia 9 (55,56%)
7,03 % (1,41 % annual) ↗
min: 3,30; max: 13,70; max-min: 10,40 (75,91%); mid: 8,50;
4,30 (33,59%)

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

49,80 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 66 in the world of 86 (24,42%); 13 place in Asia 19 (36,84%)
8,63 % (1,73 % annual) ↘
min: 13,80; max: 49,80; max-min: 36 (72,29%); mid: 31,80;
18 (36,14%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Cambodia


Labor force

8 623 857 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 57 in the world of 185 (69,73%); 22 place in Asia 50 (58%)
8,39 % (1,68 % annual) ↘
min: 4 020 897; max: 8 623 857; max-min: 4 602 960 (53,37%); mid: 6 322 377;
2 301 480 (26,69%)

Labor force

49,82 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 11 in the world of 185 (94,59%); 3 place in Asia 50 (96%)
0,773 % (0,155 % annual) ↗
min: 49,54; max: 51,27; max-min: 1,73 (3,38%); mid: 50,40;
-0,583 (-1,17%)

Labor force

50,28 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 175 in the world of 185 (5,95%); 48 place in Asia 50 (6%)
0,962 % (0,192 % annual) ↘
min: 48,73; max: 50,28; max-min: 1,55 (3,08%); mid: 49,50;
0,774 (1,54%)

Labor force

1,01 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 175 in the world of 185 (5,95%); 48 place in Asia 50 (6%)
1,92 % (0,383 % annual) ↘
min: 0,950; max: 1,01; max-min: 0,061 (6,00%); mid: 0,981;
0,030 (3,00%)

Leadership in Cambodia


Female headed households

26,90 % of households with a female head[?] (2014)
(descending): 24 in the world of 51 (54,90%); 4 place in Asia 12 (75%)
0,743 % (0,149 % annual) ↗
min: 22; max: 27,10; max-min: 5,10 (18,82%); mid: 24,55;
2,35 (8,74%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

20,95 % of total[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 88 in the world of 120 (27,50%); 16 place in Asia 37 (59,46%)
14,60 % (2,92 % annual) ↘
min: 12,57; max: 20,95; max-min: 8,39 (40,02%); mid: 16,76;
4,19 (20,01%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

20,30 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 87 in the world of 189 (54,50%); 15 place in Asia 46 (69,57%)
3,94 % (0,788 % annual) ↗
min: 5,80; max: 21,10; max-min: 15,30 (72,51%); mid: 13,45;
6,85 (33,74%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

46,20 % of firms[?] (2016)
(descending): 29 in the world of 111 (74,77%); 7 place in Asia 33 (81,82%)

Firms with female top manager

57,30 % of firms[?] (2016)
(descending): 2 in the world of 113 (99,12%); 2 place in Asia 32 (96,88%)