Gender equality in Gabon

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Gender equality in Gabon


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:GA
  
Iso3:GAB

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

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%)

Violence in family in Gabon


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

26,10 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 28 in the world of 44 (38,64%); 17 in Africa from 30 (46,67%)

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

10,60 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 22 in the world of 41 (48,78%); 12 in Africa from 27 (59,26%)

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

19 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 43 (69,77%); 7 in Africa from 29 (79,31%)

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

40,20 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 44 (27,27%); 20 in Africa from 29 (34,48%)

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

8,80 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 43 (69,77%); 6 in Africa from 29 (82,76%)

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

50,20 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 64 in the world of 86 (26,74%); 28 in Africa from 43 (37,21%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Gabon


Labor force

645 573 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 152 in the world of 185 (18,38%); 45 in Africa from 52 (15,38%)
10,85 % (2,17 % annual) ↘
min: 348 297; max: 645 573; max-min: 297 276 (46,05%); mid: 496 935;
148 638 (23,02%)

Labor force

45,77 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 72 in the world of 185 (61,62%); 27 in Africa from 52 (50%)
0,073 % (0,015 % annual) ↗
min: 45,71; max: 47,02; max-min: 1,32 (2,80%); mid: 46,37;
-0,597 (-1,30%)

Labor force

54,17 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 185 (38,92%); 26 in Africa from 52 (51,92%)
0,054 % (0,011 % annual) ↗
min: 52,98; max: 54,20; max-min: 1,22 (2,26%); mid: 53,59;
0,582 (1,07%)

Labor force

1,18 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 185 (38,92%); 26 in Africa from 52 (51,92%)
0,117 % (0,023 % annual) ↗
min: 1,13; max: 1,18; max-min: 0,057 (4,80%); mid: 1,15;
0,027 (2,28%)

Leadership in Gabon


Female headed households

30 % of households with a female head[?] (2012)
(descending): 15 in the world of 51 (72,55%); 10 in Africa from 34 (73,53%)
2,22 % (0,444 % annual) ↘
min: 26; max: 30; max-min: 4 (13,33%); mid: 28;
2 (6,67%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

14,20 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 125 in the world of 189 (34,39%); 32 in Africa from 54 (42,59%)
3,52 % (0,704 % annual) ↗
min: 8,30; max: 16,70; max-min: 8,40 (50,30%); mid: 12,50;
1,70 (11,97%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

33,10 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 73 in the world of 139 (48,20%); 20 in Africa from 46 (58,70%)

Firms with female top manager

11,50 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 86 in the world of 111 (23,42%); 23 in Africa from 32 (31,25%)