Gender equality in Mozambique

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Gender equality in Mozambique


The continent: Africa
  
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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 in Africa from 53 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 in Africa from 26 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

3,50 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 82 (69,51%); 8 in Africa from 40 (82,50%)

Violence in family in Mozambique


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

12,30 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 7 in the world of 44 (86,36%); 3 in Africa from 30 (93,33%)
21,24 % (4,25 % annual) ↗
min: 12,30; max: 33,20; max-min: 20,90 (62,95%); mid: 22,75;
-10,45 (-84,96%)

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

6,40 %[?] (2011)
(2010) (ascending): 36 in the world of 70 (50%); 9 in Africa from 35 (77,14%)
202,73 % (40,55 % annual) ↗
min: 6,40; max: 23,70; max-min: 17,30 (73,00%); mid: 15,05;
-8,65 (-135,16%)

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

8,60 %[?] (2011)
(2010) (ascending): 22 in the world of 70 (70%); 4 in Africa from 36 (91,67%)
245,93 % (49,19 % annual) ↗
min: 8,60; max: 36,80; max-min: 28,20 (76,63%); mid: 22,70;
-14,10 (-163,95%)

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

7,50 %[?] (2011)
(2010) (ascending): 20 in the world of 71 (73,24%); 3 in Africa from 36 (94,44%)
306 % (61,20 % annual) ↗
min: 7,50; max: 38,10; max-min: 30,60 (80,31%); mid: 22,80;
-15,30 (-204%)

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

5,80 %[?] (2011)
(2010) (ascending): 29 in the world of 69 (59,42%); 5 in Africa from 36 (88,89%)
369,83 % (73,97 % annual) ↗
min: 5,80; max: 34,40; max-min: 28,60 (83,14%); mid: 20,10;
-14,30 (-246,55%)

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

21 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 86 (86,05%); 1 in Africa from 43 (100%)
19,70 % (3,94 % annual) ↗
min: 21; max: 54,10; max-min: 33,10 (61,18%); mid: 37,55;
-16,55 (-78,81%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Mozambique


Labor force

12 471 084 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 42 in the world of 185 (77,84%); 9 in Africa from 52 (84,62%)
10,61 % (2,12 % annual) ↘
min: 5 855 545; max: 12 471 084; max-min: 6 615 539 (53,05%); mid: 9 163 315;
3 307 770 (26,52%)

Labor force

53,13 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 2 in the world of 185 (99,46%); 2 in Africa from 52 (98,08%)
0,977 % (0,195 % annual) ↗
min: 53,13; max: 55,86; max-min: 2,73 (4,89%); mid: 54,49;
-1,37 (-2,57%)

Labor force

47,02 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 184 in the world of 185 (1,08%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)
1,42 % (0,284 % annual) ↘
min: 44,18; max: 47,02; max-min: 2,84 (6,05%); mid: 45,60;
1,42 (3,02%)

Labor force

0,888 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 184 in the world of 185 (1,08%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)
2,64 % (0,529 % annual) ↘
min: 0,791; max: 0,888; max-min: 0,096 (10,84%); mid: 0,839;
0,048 (5,42%)

Leadership in Mozambique


Female headed households

35,60 % of households with a female head[?] (2011)
(descending): 4 in the world of 51 (94,12%); 3 in Africa from 34 (94,12%)
3,79 % (0,758 % annual) ↘
min: 26,40; max: 35,60; max-min: 9,20 (25,84%); mid: 31;
4,60 (12,92%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

39,60 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 15 in the world of 189 (92,59%); 6 in Africa from 54 (90,74%)
1,01 % (0,202 % annual) ↘
min: 15,70; max: 39,60; max-min: 23,90 (60,35%); mid: 27,65;
11,95 (30,18%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

24,40 % of firms[?] (2007)
(2010) (descending): 104 in the world of 139 (25,90%); 31 in Africa from 46 (34,78%)