Gender equality in United States

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Gender equality in United States


The continent: America
  
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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%)

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%)

Ratio of women to men in the workforce in United States


Labor force

161 074 378 (total)[?] (2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 185 (98,92%); 1 place in America 33 (100%)
2,14 % (0,427 % annual) ↘
min: 128 187 674; max: 161 074 378; max-min: 32 886 704 (20,42%); mid: 144 631 026;
16 443 352 (10,21%)

Labor force

45,84 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 69 in the world of 185 (63,24%); 7 place in America 33 (81,82%)
0,798 % (0,160 % annual) ↗
min: 44,42; max: 46,21; max-min: 1,78 (3,86%); mid: 45,31;
0,526 (1,15%)

Labor force

54,11 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 117 in the world of 185 (37,30%); 27 place in America 33 (21,21%)
0,590 % (0,118 % annual) ↘
min: 53,79; max: 55,58; max-min: 1,78 (3,21%); mid: 54,69;
-0,573 (-1,06%)

Labor force

1,18 male[?] (2015)
(descending): 117 in the world of 185 (37,30%); 27 place in America 33 (21,21%)
1,28 % (0,255 % annual) ↘
min: 1,16; max: 1,25; max-min: 0,087 (6,95%); mid: 1,21;
-0,028 (-2,41%)

Female legislators, senior officials and managers

43,41 % of total[?] (2013)
(descending): 19 in the world of 78 (76,92%); 7 place in America 17 (64,71%)
1,07 % (0,214 % annual) ↘
min: 41,85; max: 43,65; max-min: 1,80 (4,12%); mid: 42,75;
0,665 (1,53%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

19,40 %[?] (2016)
(descending): 95 in the world of 189 (50,26%); 19 place in America 35 (48,57%)
13,40 % (2,68 % annual) ↘
min: 6,60; max: 19,40; max-min: 12,80 (65,98%); mid: 13;
6,40 (32,99%)