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Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace Perceptions Index

The purpose of the Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace Perceptions Index is to provide a subjective measure of the magnitude of the problem in a given country as perceived by its inhabitants.

Question asked: How big of a problem is discrimination against women in the workplace in the country where you live?

Rank Country Average  
1 Japan 7.26
 
2 Aruba 6.12
 
3 Guatemala 5.92
 
4 India 5.62
 
5 Afghanistan 5.52
 
6 Nepal 5.49
 
7 Mexico 5.46
 
8 Bolivia 5.45
 
9 Egypt 5.43
 
10 Azerbaijan 5.42
 
11 Pakistan 5.41
 
12 Saudi Arabia 5.38
 
13 El Salvador 5.34
 
14 Honduras 5.33
 
15 Turkey 5.28
 
16 Iran 5.23
 
17 Chile 5.22
 
18 Lebanon 5.08
 
19 China 5.07
 
20 Colombia 5.01
 
21 Angola 4.98
 
22 Bangladesh 4.94
 
23 Armenia 4.94
 
24 Bahamas, The 4.92
 
25 Belize 4.91
 
26 Nicaragua 4.83
 
27 Peru 4.81
 
28 Morocco 4.78
 
29 Korea, South 4.73
 
30 Dominican Republic 4.72
 
31 South Africa 4.71
 
32 Kenya 4.70
 
33 Zambia 4.69
 
34 Albania 4.68
 
35 Paraguay 4.66
 
36 Spain 4.64
 
37 Mauritius 4.55
 
38 Bahrain 4.50
 
39 Costa Rica 4.50
 
40 Zimbabwe 4.45
 
41 Austria 4.43
 
42 Italy 4.43
 
43 France 4.41
 
44 Brazil 4.40
 
45 Sri Lanka 4.38
 
46 Tanzania 4.37
 
47 Ethiopia 4.36
 
48 Cameroon 4.35
 
49 Ecuador 4.34
 
50 Cote d'Ivoire 4.31
 
51 Nigeria 4.28
 
52 Algeria 4.22
 
53 Puerto Rico 4.22
 
54 Vietnam 4.17
 
55 Trinidad and Tobago 4.14
 
56 Uruguay 4.11
 
57 Ghana 4.11
 
58 Uganda 4.10
 
59 Panama 4.06
 
60 Argentina 4.03
 
61 Indonesia 4.01
 
62 Tunisia 3.95
 
63 Malaysia 3.94
 
64 Thailand 3.88
 
65 Jamaica 3.83
 
66 United States 3.79
 
67 Philippines 3.78
 
68 Australia 3.76
 
69 Israel 3.75
 
70 Hungary 3.74
 
71 Ukraine 3.72
 
72 Venezuela 3.70
 
73 Romania 3.70
 
74 Germany 3.69
 
75 Belgium 3.65
 
76 United Arab Emirates 3.60
 
77 Russia 3.60
 
78 Kazakhstan 3.56
 
79 United Kingdom 3.46
 
80 Portugal 3.46
 
81 Hong Kong 3.43
 
82 Greece 3.43
 
83 Poland 3.30
 
84 Switzerland 3.25
 
85 Czech Republic 3.15
 
86 New Zealand 3.14
 
87 Canada 3.10
 
88 Ireland 3.07
 
89 Sweden 3.06
 
90 Singapore 2.83
 
91 Bulgaria 2.79
 
92 Norway 2.76
 
93 Lithuania 2.75
 
94 Netherlands 2.70
 
95 Cuba 2.49
 
96 Finland 2.28
 
97 Denmark 2.01