Gender equality in Japan

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Gender equality in Japan


The continent: Asia
  
Iso2:JP
  
Iso3:JPN

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 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%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Japan


Labor force

65 302 348 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 185 (95,68%); 7 place in Asia 50 (88%)
2,20 % (0,441 % annual) ↗
min: 63 776 258; max: 68 023 400; max-min: 4 247 142 (6,24%); mid: 65 899 829;
-597 481 (-0,915%)

Labor force

42,71 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 106 in the world of 185 (43,24%); 20 place in Asia 50 (62%)
0,535 % (0,107 % annual) ↘
min: 40,48; max: 42,71; max-min: 2,23 (5,22%); mid: 41,59;
1,11 (2,61%)

Labor force

57,22 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 185 (57,30%); 31 place in Asia 50 (40%)
0,522 % (0,104 % annual) ↗
min: 57,22; max: 59,52; max-min: 2,30 (3,86%); mid: 58,37;
-1,15 (-2,01%)

Labor force

1,34 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 185 (57,30%); 31 place in Asia 50 (40%)
1,23 % (0,246 % annual) ↗
min: 1,34; max: 1,47; max-min: 0,133 (9,03%); mid: 1,40;
-0,066 (-4,96%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

9,50 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 156 in the world of 189 (17,99%); 35 place in Asia 46 (26,09%)
18,95 % (3,79 % annual) ↗
min: 1,40; max: 11,30; max-min: 9,90 (87,61%); mid: 6,35;
3,15 (33,16%)