Gender equality in Laos

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Gender equality in Laos


The continent: Asia
  
Iso2:LA
  
Iso3:LAO

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

Legislation in Laos


Law mandates equal remuneration for females and males for work of equal value

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2013)
(descending): 1 in the world of 76 (100%); 1 place in Asia 10 (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%)

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%)
12,50 % (2,50 % annual) ↘
min: 3,50; max: 4; max-min: 0,500 (12,50%); mid: 3,75;
0,250 (6,25%)

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

58,20 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 73 in the world of 86 (16,28%); 16 place in Asia 19 (21,05%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Laos


Labor force

3 377 525 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 185 (48,11%); 32 place in Asia 50 (38%)
9,47 % (1,89 % annual) ↘
min: 1 929 198; max: 3 377 525; max-min: 1 448 327 (42,88%); mid: 2 653 362;
724 164 (21,44%)

Labor force

49,95 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 10 in the world of 185 (95,14%); 2 place in Asia 50 (98%)
0,910 % (0,182 % annual) ↗
min: 49,76; max: 50,78; max-min: 1,02 (2,01%); mid: 50,27;
-0,324 (-0,649%)

Labor force

50,16 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 176 in the world of 185 (5,41%); 49 place in Asia 50 (4%)
1,12 % (0,224 % annual) ↘
min: 49,22; max: 50,24; max-min: 1,02 (2,03%); mid: 49,73;
0,431 (0,860%)

Labor force

1,01 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 176 in the world of 185 (5,41%); 49 place in Asia 50 (4%)
2,22 % (0,444 % annual) ↘
min: 0,969; max: 1,01; max-min: 0,040 (4,00%); mid: 0,989;
0,017 (1,69%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

6,15 % of total[?] (1995)
(2000) (descending): 108 in the world of 114 (6,14%); 28 place in Asia 32 (15,63%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

27,50 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 65 in the world of 189 (66,14%); 9 place in Asia 46 (82,61%)
8,36 % (1,67 % annual) ↘
min: 6,30; max: 27,50; max-min: 21,20 (77,09%); mid: 16,90;
10,60 (38,55%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

43,10 % of firms[?] (2016)
(descending): 37 in the world of 111 (67,57%); 10 place in Asia 33 (72,73%)
6,81 % (1,36 % annual) ↘
min: 39,30; max: 43,10; max-min: 3,80 (8,82%); mid: 41,20;
1,90 (4,41%)

Firms with female top manager

45,30 % of firms[?] (2016)
(descending): 3 in the world of 113 (98,23%); 3 place in Asia 32 (93,75%)
43,38 % (8,68 % annual) ↘
min: 32,20; max: 45,30; max-min: 13,10 (28,92%); mid: 38,75;
6,55 (14,46%)