Table 1

Distribution of women’s empowerment measures by countries and regions

Year of surveyTotal sampleWomen’s autonomy, %
HealthcareHousehold decision makingDomestic violence
0123No1–34–5
Low-income
Sub-Saharan Africa
 Benin2011–201212 54561.019.618.229.732.582.512.05.6
 Burkina Faso201014 77621.231.540.321.36.853.431.415.2
 Burundi2010779876.817.327.648.66.525.547.826.7
 Chad2014–201518 07424.234.029.622.214.222.135.941.9
 Comoros2012310541.938.720.031.49.958.428.313.4
 Congo D Rep.2013–201417 69245.623.721.728.526.023.244.832.0
 Ethiopia201111 59772.013.522.345.918.322.134.743.2
 Guinea2012675731.629.126.527.816.75.926.467.7
 Liberia2013625676.88.715.549.426.554.732.912.4
 Madagascar2008–200912 44988.63.09.545.641.868.227.14.7
 Malawi201018 85053.428.538.823.79.087.59.53.0
 Mali2012–201310 06913.556.027.511.64.921.439.838.8
 Mozambique201111 26566.520.326.043.89.976.820.23.0
 Niger201212 88220.545.731.518.74.137.722.639.7
 Rwanda2014–2015776283.08.414.335.342.058.928.912.2
 Senegal201411 01427.942.527.320.79.534.928.836.3
 Sierra Leone201311 69152.529.916.339.714.229.841.728.6
 Tanzania2010793957.239.724.224.511.641.532.625.8
 Togo2013–2014637639.215.127.630.327.066.323.610.1
 Uganda2011781358.520.923.833.022.440.243.716.0
 Zimbabwe2010–2011544483.45.410.056.028.757.535.07.5
Latin America and Caribbean
 Haiti2012670371.05.913.636.643.982.115.42.6
South Asia
 Nepal2011532158.239.316.934.29.799.10.60.3
Pooled 234 17849.526.524.930.917.848.529.122.4
Lower-middle-income
Sub-Saharan Africa
 Cameroon201111 25133.421.529.329.020.149.936.913.2
 Congo2011–2012784238.112.525.734.627.238.161.90
 Cote D'Ivoire2011–2012714131.431.229.421.418.148.033.318.7
 Ghana2014540375.55.813.933.147.168.021.910.1
 Kenya201418 95175.513.819.138.328.853.035.311.7
 Lesotho2014302989.46.120.048.425.564.129.86.2
 Nigeria201330 72635.226.932.717.423.061.022.416.5
 Sao Tome2008–2009175667.615.520.338.725.580.116.83.1
 Swaziland2006–2007275568.121.027.935.016.177.220.52.3
 Zambia2013–201412 97072.315.723.841.019.547.527.624.9
East-Asia and Pacific
 Cambodia2014711391.41.33.831.863.148.041.710.4
 Indonesia201216 67984.77.511.352.628.563.933.03.2
 Philippines2013688695.92.312.551.633.785.313.61.0
 Timor-Leste2009–2010965387.33.214.777.25.010.653.236.2
Europe and Central Asia
 Armenia2010143191.79.417.460.512.789.310.40.3
 Moldova2005156798.21.34.257.437.477.919.13.0
 Ukraine2007115097.51.75.633.459.296.53.50
Latin America and Caribbean
 Bolivia2008861488.93.811.945.339.083.015.02.0
 Honduras2011–201210 01583.16.418.845.928.985.711.52.8
 Nicaragua200132 09386.812.318.238.930.782.414.03.7
Middle East and North Africa
 Egypt201415 03981.420.019.852.47.763.527.88.7
 Morocco2003–200430 91559.031.414.545.19.027.128.844.1
South Asia
 Bangladesh2014797763.728.517.041.213.371.624.14.3
 India2005–200655 54158.434.422.633.99.151.434.414.3
 Pakistan2012–201311 73657.531.619.736.112.755.519.624.9
Pooled 318 23166.320.820.039.020.357.128.014.8
Upper-middle-income
Sub-Saharan Africa
 Gabon2012490853.111.923.641.822.744.845.49.9
 Namibia2013465886.76.613.347.832.367.525.17.4
Europe and Central Asia
 Albania2008–2009154580.222.221.246.110.563.529.47.1
 Azerbaijan2006225458.839.525.929.74.940.641.917.5
 Kyrgyz Republic2012399488.012.810.059.517.756.534.78.7
Latin America and Caribbean
 Colombia201015 58788.98.417.134.040.597.22.50.2
 Dominican Rep2013353688.84.410.345.140.297.12.60.3
 Guyana2009185391.46.46.065.821.882.913.63.5
 Peru2012862983.17.016.248.228.696.43.30.3
Middle East and North Africa
 Jordan2012947589.49.519.859.411.375.423.41.2
South Asia
 Maldives2009368179.12.725.750.321.470.522.96.6