Latin America: gender gap index 2018, by country

Gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

by Marina Pasquali, last edited Jan 30, 2019
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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Gender gap index in selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

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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
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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by Marina Pasquali, last edited Jan 30, 2019
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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