Gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018
Latin America: gender gap index 2018, by country
The graph presents the gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018. Nicaragua ranked first with a score of 0.81 in the given year, which shows a gender gap of approximately 19 percent. This indicates that women in Nicaragua are 19 percent less likely than men to have equal opportunities. At the bottom of the list was Belize, with a gender gap of 34 percent.
Gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018
Index score
Nicaragua 0.81
Barbados 0.75
Costa Rica 0.75
Cuba 0.75
Bolivia 0.75
Bahamas 0.74
Argentina 0.73
Colombia 0.73
Ecuador 0.73
Jamaica 0.72
Panama 0.72
Mexico 0.72
Regional median*0.72
Peru0.72
Chile 0.72
Uruguay0.72
Venezuela 0.71
Honduras 0.71
Dominican Republic 0.7
Suriname 0.7
El Salvador 0.69
Brazil 0.68
Paraguay 0.67
Guatemala 0.67
Belize 0.66
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

The highest possible score is 1 (equality) and the lowest possible score is 0 (inequality)

Supplementary notes

* Value calculated by Statista based on the source's data.
Figures have been rounded. The index scores shown in the graph may slightly differ to the original three-decimal scores.

Latin America: gender gap index 2018, by country
The graph presents the gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018. Nicaragua ranked first with a score of 0.81 in the given year, which shows a gender gap of approximately 19 percent. This indicates that women in Nicaragua are 19 percent less likely than men to have equal opportunities. At the bottom of the list was Belize, with a gender gap of 34 percent.
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