Gender equality in Nicaragua

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Gender equality in Nicaragua


The continent: America
  
Iso2:NI
  
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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 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%)

Nondiscrimination clause mentions gender in the constitution

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 108 (100%); 1 place in America 24 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

4 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 82 (92,68%); 1 place in America 9 (100%)
12,50 % (2,50 % annual) ↘
min: 3,50; max: 4; max-min: 0,500 (12,50%); mid: 3,75;
0,250 (6,25%)

Violence in family in Nicaragua


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

4,40 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 13 in the world of 65 (81,54%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

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

4,50 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 19 in the world of 63 (71,43%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

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

5,80 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 12 in the world of 65 (83,08%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

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

9,40 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 10 in the world of 66 (86,36%); 5 place in America 9 (55,56%)

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

2,80 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 14 in the world of 65 (80%); 6 place in America 9 (44,44%)

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

12,50 %[?] (2001)
(2005) (ascending): 10 in the world of 66 (86,36%); 4 place in America 9 (66,67%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Nicaragua


Labor force

2 657 353 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 110 in the world of 185 (41,08%); 19 place in America 33 (45,45%)
9,01 % (1,80 % annual) ↘
min: 1 320 007; max: 2 657 353; max-min: 1 337 346 (50,33%); mid: 1 988 680;
668 673 (25,16%)

Labor force

38,71 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 136 in the world of 185 (27,03%); 24 place in America 33 (30,30%)
1,61 % (0,322 % annual) ↘
min: 29,38; max: 38,71; max-min: 9,33 (24,11%); mid: 34,04;
4,67 (12,05%)

Labor force

61,19 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 50 in the world of 185 (73,51%); 10 place in America 33 (72,73%)
1,19 % (0,237 % annual) ↗
min: 61,19; max: 70,62; max-min: 9,44 (13,36%); mid: 65,90;
-4,72 (-7,71%)

Labor force

1,58 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 50 in the world of 185 (73,51%); 10 place in America 33 (72,73%)
3,11 % (0,623 % annual) ↗
min: 1,58; max: 2,40; max-min: 0,827 (34,42%); mid: 1,99;
-0,414 (-26,25%)

Leadership in Nicaragua


Female headed households

30,90 % of households with a female head[?] (2001)
(2005) (descending): 17 in the world of 62 (74,19%); 4 place in America 8 (62,50%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

40,99 % of total[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 14 in the world of 120 (89,17%); 9 place in America 25 (68%)
1,60 % (0,320 % annual) ↘
min: 38,53; max: 40,99; max-min: 2,46 (6,01%); mid: 39,76;
1,23 (3,00%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

41,30 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 11 in the world of 189 (94,71%); 5 place in America 35 (88,57%)
49,88 % (9,98 % annual) ↘
min: 9,70; max: 42,40; max-min: 32,70 (77,12%); mid: 26,05;
15,25 (36,92%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

61,90 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 2 in the world of 111 (99,10%); 1 place in America 29 (100%)

Firms with female top manager

32,30 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 10 in the world of 113 (92,04%); 3 place in America 30 (93,33%)