Gender equality in Saint Lucia

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Gender equality in Saint Lucia


The continent: America
  
Iso2:LC
  
Iso3:LCA

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 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Legislation in Saint Lucia


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

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 76 (100%); 1 place in America 9 (100%)

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 America 18 (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 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

3,50 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 82 (69,51%); 3 place in America 9 (77,78%)

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

6,50 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 86 (79,07%); 12 place in America 17 (35,29%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Saint Lucia


Labor force

97 306 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 179 in the world of 185 (3,78%); 31 place in America 33 (9,09%)
5,97 % (1,19 % annual) ↘
min: 58 222; max: 97 306; max-min: 39 084 (40,17%); mid: 77 764;
19 542 (20,08%)

Labor force

46,54 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 58 in the world of 185 (69,19%); 5 place in America 33 (87,88%)
0,331 % (0,066 % annual) ↘
min: 44,30; max: 47,19; max-min: 2,89 (6,13%); mid: 45,74;
0,798 (1,71%)

Labor force

53,43 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 185 (31,35%); 29 place in America 33 (15,15%)
0,347 % (0,069 % annual) ↗
min: 53,43; max: 55,70; max-min: 2,28 (4,08%); mid: 54,56;
-1,14 (-2,13%)

Labor force

1,15 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 128 in the world of 185 (31,35%); 29 place in America 33 (15,15%)
0,748 % (0,150 % annual) ↗
min: 1,15; max: 1,26; max-min: 0,110 (8,77%); mid: 1,20;
-0,055 (-4,81%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

46,13 % of total[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 72 in the world of 120 (40,83%); 23 place in America 25 (12%)
9,14 % (1,83 % annual) ↗
min: 46,13; max: 63,14; max-min: 17,00 (26,93%); mid: 54,63;
-8,50 (-18,43%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

16,70 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 108 in the world of 189 (43,39%); 22 place in America 35 (40%)
33,53 % (6,71 % annual) ↘
min: 11,10; max: 16,70; max-min: 5,60 (33,53%); mid: 13,90;
2,80 (16,77%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

32,10 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 54 in the world of 111 (52,25%); 17 place in America 29 (44,83%)

Firms with female top manager

23,70 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 35 in the world of 113 (69,91%); 11 place in America 30 (66,67%)