Gender equality in Samoa

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Gender equality in Samoa


The continent: Oceania
  
Iso2:WS
  
Iso3:WSM

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

Legislation in Samoa


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 Oceania from 4 (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 Oceania from 7 (100%)

Legislation exists on domestic violence

1 1=yes, 0=no[?] (2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 139 (100%); 1 place in Oceania from 11 (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 Oceania from 7 (100%)

CPIA gender equality rating

3,50 1=low to 6=high[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 82 (69,51%); 1 place in Oceania from 9 (100%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Samoa


Labor force

49 879 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 184 in the world of 185 (1,08%); 10 place in Oceania from 11 (18,18%)
1,47 % (0,294 % annual) ↘
min: 47 830; max: 58 173; max-min: 10 343 (17,78%); mid: 53 002;
-3 123 (-6,26%)

Labor force

27,66 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 164 in the world of 185 (11,89%); 11 place in Oceania from 11 (9,09%)
1,08 % (0,215 % annual) ↘
min: 27,36; max: 32,99; max-min: 5,63 (17,05%); mid: 30,17;
-2,52 (-9,09%)

Labor force

72,19 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 22 in the world of 185 (88,65%); 1 place in Oceania from 11 (100%)
0,623 % (0,125 % annual) ↗
min: 67,01; max: 72,64; max-min: 5,63 (7,74%); mid: 69,83;
2,36 (3,27%)

Labor force

2,60 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 22 in the world of 185 (88,65%); 1 place in Oceania from 11 (100%)
2,28 % (0,455 % annual) ↗
min: 2,03; max: 2,65; max-min: 0,623 (23,48%); mid: 2,34;
0,253 (9,73%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

36,30 % of total[?] (2011)
(descending): 21 in the world of 78 (74,36%); 2 place in Oceania from 2 (50%)
3,47 % (0,695 % annual) ↘
min: 28,51; max: 36,30; max-min: 7,79 (21,46%); mid: 32,40;
3,90 (10,73%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

10 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 173 in the world of 189 (8,99%); 7 place in Oceania from 11 (45,45%)
18,00 % (3,60 % annual) ↘
min: 4,10; max: 10; max-min: 5,90 (59,00%); mid: 7,05;
2,95 (29,50%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

79,80 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 2 in the world of 139 (99,28%); 2 place in Oceania from 5 (80%)