The Global Gender Gap Index 2014:
Appendix E: Rankings by Indicator, 2014
Tables E1 to E14 display the rankings of the 142 countries on each of the 14 indicators included in the Index. Female-to-male ratios are not truncated at the equality benchmark in this Appendix, whereas they are for the calculation of the Global Gender Gap Index, as noted in Part 1. This allows the reader to see non-truncated values and reverse gender gaps where they exist.
On the Labour force participation indicator, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Burundi have reverse gender gaps, with a ratio higher than 1.00 (equality). Algeria and Syria are the two countries with the lowest score on this indicator. On the Perceived wage equality for similar work indicator, the two highest countries are Burundi, Mongolia, whereas the two lowest-performing countries are Israel and Angola. No country has reached parity on that indicator. Denmark, Australia, Tanzania and Kenya rank at the top on the Estimated earned income indicator, while Jordan, Iran, Islamic Rep. and Algeria rank at the bottom. Jamaica, Colombia, Lesotho and Fiji display a ratio higher than 1.00 on the Legislators, senior officials and managers indicator, while Algeria, Pakistan and Yemen have the lowest ranks on that indicator. Sixty-one out of the 142 countries that provided data for the Professional and technical workers indicator have a female-to-male ratio higher than 1.00. Yemen and Fiji are the two lowest countries on that indicator.
On the Literacy rate indicator, twenty-one countries, including Lesotho and Jamaica have ratios higher than 1.00. Liberia and Guinea are the two lowest countries on that indicator. Sixty countries shows ratios higher than 1.00 on the Enrolment in primary education indicator, whereas Angola and Chad, the two lowest-performing countries on that indicator, have ratios of 0.77. On the Enrolment in secondary education indicator, 79 countries (out of the 125 countries that have provided data on that indicator) have ratios higher than 1.00, with Lesotho holding the first place. Chad is the lowest-performing country on that indicator with a ratio of 0.33. Seventy-one percent of the countries with data on Enrolment in tertiary education have ratios higher than 1.00. Chad is also the lowest-performing country on that indicator with a ratio of 0.24.
Kazakhstan ranks first on the Sex ratio at birth (female-over-male value) indicator and is the only country with a sex ratio higher than 1.00. China, Azerbaijan, India, Vietnam and Armenia are the lowest-ranking countries on that indicator. On the Healthy life expectancy indicator, 82 countries show ratios lower than 1.06, the equality benchmark. The two lowest-performing countries on that indicator are Mali and Qatar.
Rwanda is the only country in the world with a ratio higher than 1.00 on the Women in parliament indicator. Cuba and Sweden are next. Yemen and Qatar rank the lowest with no women in parliament. On the Women in ministerial positions indicator, Nicaragua and Sweden present ratios higher than 1.00 (1.33 and 1.30 respectively). Brunei Darussalam, Lebanon, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are the lowest-performing countries on that indicator with no women in ministerial positions. Finally, no country has reached parity on the Years with female head of state indicator. The highest performing countries are India, Ireland and Bangladesh, whereas 56% of countries with data on that indicator have never had a female head of state over the past 50 years.