Gender equality in Trinidad and Tobago

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Gender equality in Trinidad and Tobago


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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%)

Violence in family in Trinidad and Tobago


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

1,40 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 5 in the world of 70 (94,29%); 4 place in America 9 (66,67%)

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

0,700 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 6 in the world of 70 (92,86%); 2 place in America 9 (88,89%)

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

1 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 2 in the world of 70 (98,57%); 2 place in America 9 (88,89%)

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

6,50 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 9 in the world of 71 (88,73%); 4 place in America 9 (66,67%)

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

0,500 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 3 in the world of 69 (97,10%); 3 place in America 9 (77,78%)

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

7,60 %[?] (2006)
(2010) (ascending): 18 in the world of 94 (81,91%); 10 place in America 16 (43,75%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in Trinidad and Tobago


Labor force

686 710 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 150 in the world of 185 (19,46%); 25 place in America 33 (27,27%)
2,18 % (0,436 % annual) ↘
min: 454 841; max: 686 710; max-min: 231 869 (33,77%); mid: 570 776;
115 935 (16,88%)

Labor force

42,29 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 111 in the world of 185 (40,54%); 15 place in America 33 (57,58%)
1,11 % (0,222 % annual) ↘
min: 34,18; max: 42,29; max-min: 8,11 (19,17%); mid: 38,24;
4,05 (9,58%)

Labor force

57,53 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 185 (60%); 19 place in America 33 (45,45%)
1,13 % (0,226 % annual) ↗
min: 57,53; max: 65,82; max-min: 8,29 (12,59%); mid: 61,67;
-4,14 (-7,20%)

Labor force

1,35 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 185 (60%); 19 place in America 33 (45,45%)
2,71 % (0,541 % annual) ↗
min: 1,35; max: 1,93; max-min: 0,571 (29,65%); mid: 1,64;
-0,285 (-21,07%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

43,48 % of total[?] (2005)
(2010) (descending): 1 in the world of 120 (100%); 1 place in America 25 (100%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

31 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 42 in the world of 189 (78,31%); 10 place in America 35 (74,29%)
7,74 % (1,55 % annual) ↘
min: 11,10; max: 31; max-min: 19,90 (64,19%); mid: 21,05;
9,95 (32,10%)

Firms with female participation in ownership

45,10 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 31 in the world of 111 (72,97%); 11 place in America 29 (65,52%)

Firms with female top manager

20,80 % of firms[?] (2010)
(descending): 48 in the world of 113 (58,41%); 17 place in America 30 (46,67%)