Data

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Youth Literacy Young Women UNESCO Institute for Statistics Percentage of people aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. 159
Worldwide Women in Civil Service and Security World-wide data collected from multiple sources Percentage of women at various levels in civil service, police forces, and military. 1
Worldwide Population by sex UN Statistics Division, The World's Women 2015 World-wide total percentages of Male and Female population 1
Women in the Workforce The World Bank, World Development Indicators Labor force participation women percentage 2000-2014 44
Women in Parliaments Worldwide Inter-Parliamentary Union % Women and % men in combined seats of Parliaments 1
Women Entrepreneurs OECD Stat Percent Women Share of Employed who are Employers,Percent Share of sole-proprietor enterprises that are owned by women,Percent Share of Women Inventors 40
Wage Gap OECD Gender Data Portal 2013 Gender Wage Gap As Percent Median Male Earnings 22
Representation 2020 Gender Parity Index Scores Representation 2020 Scores for 2013 Gender Parity Index 50
Proportion of women Audit Body Presidents (Europe) European Commission Gender balance in Decision-making database Organisations covered: Organisations responsible for auditing the accounts of governmental bodies and bodies closely linked to the state. See mapping table for a list of organisations covered in each country. Positions covered: President Main sources of data: "Official websites Direct contacts" Periodicity of data collection: Annual 37
Proportion of Women National Ministry Administrators (Europe) European Commission, Gender Balance in Decision-making Positions Database Organisations covered: Ministries or government departments at national level. See mapping table for a detailed breakdown by function and by country. Positions covered: Level 1 administrators: highest level of administrative (non-political) positions within each ministry. Level 2 administrators: second level of administrative (non-political) positions within each ministry. Note that the names of the positions covered vary between countries and even between ministries in the same country. See mapping table for a list of positions covered at each level. Main sources of data: Direct contacts Periodicity of data collection: Annual 35
Power: Control of Corruption World Bank Control of Corruption: Control of corruption captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as "capture" of the state by elites and private interests. Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power indicator: 'On the whole, men make better business executives than women do' (% Strongly Agree) World Values Survey Wave 6 The World Values Survey (www.worldvaluessurvey.org) is a global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life, led by an international team of scholars, with the WVS association and secretariat headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Wave 6 data is covering the 2010-2014 wave. With 57 countries around the world (sppm 59) and more than 85,000 respondents, this is the latest resource made available for the research community. 58
Power Indicator: Rule of Law World Bank Rule of law captures perceptions of the extent to which agents have confidence in and abide by the rules of society, and in particular the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, the police, and the courts, as well as the likelihood of crime and violence. Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Indicator: Regulatory Quality World Bank Regulatory quality captures perceptions of the ability of the government to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations that permit and promote private sector development. Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Indicator: Political Stability and Absence of Violence World Bank Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism measures perceptions of the likelihood of political instability and/or politically- motivated violence, including terrorism. Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 211
Power Indicator: Is the party of the woman executive in control of legislative body? (only applies in countries where the woman is an executive) OECD OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in member countries as well as outside OECD area, and includes regular projections of short and medium-term economic developments. The OECD Secretariat collects and analyses data, after which committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations. 46
Power Indicator: Government Effectiveness World Bank Government effectiveness captures perceptions of the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree of its independence from political pressures, the quality of policy formulation and implementation, and the credibility of the government's commitment to such policies.Percentile Rank, Worldwide Governance Indicators 209
Power Indicator: Does the head of state/government have override powers for Supreme Court Decisions? OECD OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in member countries as well as outside OECD area, and includes regular projections of short and medium-term economic developments. The OECD Secretariat collects and analyses data, after which committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations. 44
Power Indicator: Does the executive have veto Powers? OECD OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in member countries as well as outside OECD area, and includes regular projections of short and medium-term economic developments. The OECD Secretariat collects and analyses data, after which committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations. 50
Power Indicator: Does the Supreme Court have power to veto legislation? OECD OECD's work is based on continued monitoring of events in member countries as well as outside OECD area, and includes regular projections of short and medium-term economic developments. The OECD Secretariat collects and analyses data, after which committees discuss policy regarding this information, the Council makes decisions, and then governments implement recommendations. 46