Gender equality in Guatemala

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Gender equality in Guatemala


The continent: America
  
Iso2:GT
  
Iso3:GTM

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 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%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Guatemala


Labor force

6 827 724 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 66 in the world of 185 (64,86%); 11 place in America 33 (69,70%)
11,43 % (2,29 % annual) ↘
min: 3 211 385; max: 6 827 724; max-min: 3 616 339 (52,97%); mid: 5 019 555;
1 808 170 (26,48%)

Labor force

38,17 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 139 in the world of 185 (25,41%); 26 place in America 33 (24,24%)
0,566 % (0,113 % annual) ↘
min: 32,36; max: 38,17; max-min: 5,81 (15,22%); mid: 35,26;
2,90 (7,61%)

Labor force

61,76 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 47 in the world of 185 (75,14%); 8 place in America 33 (78,79%)
0,468 % (0,094 % annual) ↗
min: 61,76; max: 67,64; max-min: 5,88 (8,69%); mid: 64,70;
-2,94 (-4,76%)

Labor force

1,62 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 47 in the world of 185 (75,14%); 8 place in America 33 (78,79%)
1,23 % (0,247 % annual) ↗
min: 1,62; max: 2,09; max-min: 0,475 (22,73%); mid: 1,85;
-0,238 (-14,71%)

Leadership in Guatemala


Female headed households

19,50 % of households with a female head[?] (1999)
(2000) (descending): 38 in the world of 55 (32,73%); 8 place in America 8 (12,50%)
1,54 % (0,308 % annual) ↗
min: 19,50; max: 19,80; max-min: 0,300 (1,52%); mid: 19,65;
-0,150 (-0,769%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

13,90 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 126 in the world of 189 (33,86%); 27 place in America 35 (25,71%)
13,67 % (2,73 % annual) ↘
min: 7; max: 13,90; max-min: 6,90 (49,64%); mid: 10,45;
3,45 (24,82%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

44,20 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 9 in the world of 111 (92,79%); 3 place in America 29 (93,10%)

Firms with female top manager

15,70 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 64 in the world of 113 (44,25%); 22 place in America 30 (30%)