Gender equality in Jordan

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Gender equality in Jordan


The continent: Asia
  
Iso2:JO
  
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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 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%)

Violence in family in Jordan


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

6,30 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 44 (97,73%); 1 place in Asia 10 (100%)
63,49 % (12,70 % annual) ↗
min: 4,20; max: 16,30; max-min: 12,10 (74,23%); mid: 10,25;
-3,95 (-62,70%)

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

1,80 %[?] (2012)
(2010) (ascending): 21 in the world of 70 (71,43%); 9 place in Asia 19 (57,89%)
1 479 % (295,78 % annual) ↗
min: 1,80; max: 59,50; max-min: 57,70 (96,97%); mid: 30,65;
-28,85 (-1 603%)

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

12,30 %[?] (2012)
(2010) (ascending): 34 in the world of 70 (52,86%); 9 place in Asia 19 (57,89%)
148,62 % (29,72 % annual) ↗
min: 12,30; max: 34,90; max-min: 22,60 (64,76%); mid: 23,60;
-11,30 (-91,87%)

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

17 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 4 in the world of 44 (93,18%); 1 place in Asia 10 (100%)
58,35 % (11,67 % annual) ↗
min: 17; max: 41,80; max-min: 24,80 (59,33%); mid: 29,40;
-12,40 (-72,94%)

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

22,60 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 86 (84,88%); 1 place in Asia 19 (100%)
52,92 % (10,58 % annual) ↗
min: 22,60; max: 65,40; max-min: 42,80 (65,44%); mid: 44;
-21,40 (-94,69%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Jordan


Labor force

1 988 636 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 123 in the world of 185 (34,05%); 39 place in Asia 50 (24%)
12,23 % (2,45 % annual) ↘
min: 708 122; max: 1 988 636; max-min: 1 280 514 (64,39%); mid: 1 348 379;
640 257 (32,20%)

Labor force

18,37 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 176 in the world of 185 (5,41%); 42 place in Asia 50 (18%)
3,09 % (0,619 % annual) ↘
min: 10,99; max: 18,37; max-min: 7,39 (40,21%); mid: 14,68;
3,69 (20,10%)

Labor force

81,45 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 185 (95,14%); 9 place in Asia 50 (84%)
0,910 % (0,182 % annual) ↗
min: 81,45; max: 89,01; max-min: 7,56 (8,49%); mid: 85,23;
-3,78 (-4,64%)

Labor force

4,39 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 185 (95,14%); 9 place in Asia 50 (84%)
5,11 % (1,02 % annual) ↗
min: 4,39; max: 8,10; max-min: 3,71 (45,80%); mid: 6,25;
-1,86 (-42,25%)

Leadership in Jordan


Female headed households

12,90 % of households with a female head[?] (2012)
(descending): 44 in the world of 51 (15,69%); 8 place in Asia 12 (41,67%)
7,75 % (1,55 % annual) ↘
min: 6,40; max: 12,90; max-min: 6,50 (50,39%); mid: 9,65;
3,25 (25,19%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

5,14 % of total[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 125 in the world of 127 (2,36%); 38 place in Asia 40 (7,50%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

15,40 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 144 in the world of 189 (24,34%); 30 place in Asia 46 (36,96%)
29,87 % (5,97 % annual) ↘
min: 1,30; max: 15,40; max-min: 14,10 (91,56%); mid: 8,35;
7,05 (45,78%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

15,70 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 95 in the world of 111 (15,32%); 25 place in Asia 33 (27,27%)
7,10 % (1,42 % annual) ↘
min: 13,10; max: 15,70; max-min: 2,60 (16,56%); mid: 14,40;
1,30 (8,28%)

Firms with female top manager

2,40 % of firms[?] (2013)
(descending): 110 in the world of 113 (3,54%); 29 place in Asia 32 (12,50%)