Percentage of GDP contributed by female workers, as of 2015, by region

Percentage of GDP contributed by women 2015, by region This statistic shows the share of GDP in each region that is contributed by women, as of 2015. India had the smallest female GDP share at 17 percent. This is significantly less than the 41 percent female share in China. In 2015, North America and Oceania were the regions with the highest gender parity worldwide, while South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and India had the lowest gender parity scores.
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Share of GDP
China41%
Eastern Europe & Central Asia41%
North America & Oceania40%
Sub-Saharan Africa39%
Western Europe38%
World37%
East & South East Asia (excl. China)34%
Latin America33%
South Asia (excl. India)24%
Middle East & North Africa18%
India17%
Share of GDP
China41%
Eastern Europe & Central Asia41%
North America & Oceania40%
Sub-Saharan Africa39%
Western Europe38%
World37%
East & South East Asia (excl. China)34%
Latin America33%
South Asia (excl. India)24%
Middle East & North Africa18%
India17%
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This statistic shows the share of GDP in each region that is contributed by women, as of 2015. India had the smallest female GDP share at 17 percent. This is significantly less than the 41 percent female share in China. In 2015, North America and Oceania were the regions with the highest gender parity worldwide, while South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and India had the lowest gender parity scores.
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Release date
September 2015
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
September 2015
Supplementary notes
Figures are based on those collated by the McKinsey Global Institute.

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