2014 results

The 2014 edition of the SIGI shows that countries have made great strides in reducing discrimination through ambitious target setting and promising initiatives in transforming discriminatory social norms. However, gaps and challenges remain across some key areas affecting women’s socio-economic and political rights and freedom from violence. Download 2014 Synthesis Report, which includes a summary of the key results, including thematic and regional analyses.

This edition covers the 108 countries included in the classification below. Countries are grouped by level of discrimination, to assist the interpretation of the data and results. The table is interactive and allows sorting countries by region, alphabetically or by their level of discrimination in the SIGI.

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Regionsort icon Country SIGI 2014 Category SIGI Value 2014 Discriminatory family code Restricted physical integrity Son bias Access to resources and assets Restricted Civil liberties
Ireland Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 0.0720 0 0.3538
Israel Not Applicable 999 0.1177 999 999 0 0.6092
EAP China, People's Rep. Medium 0.131 0.2885 0.1246 0.5578 0.4076 0.2812
EAP Fiji Not Applicable 999 0.1997 999 999 0.5912 0.5398
EAP Hong Kong, China Not Applicable 999 0.0805 999 999 0.4075 0.1950
EAP Indonesia Medium 0.1532 0.5611 0.2511 0.3891 0.1837 0.4504
EAP Cambodia Low 0.0477 0.0684 0.2601 0 0.2028 0.3539
EAP Lao PDR Medium 0.1445 0.2606 0.5321 0.0506 0.4076 0.4505
EAP Myanmar High 0.2935 0.4962 0.4890 0 0.5912 0.7952
EAP Mongolia Very Low 0.0344 0.0225 0.2583 0.1582 0.2048 0.1950
EAP Malaysia Not Applicable 999 0.5267 0.2681 999 0.4075 0.7952
EAP Philippines Medium 0.1764 0.4929 0.2596 0.1391 0.5912 0.4504
EAP Papua New Guinea Not Applicable 999 0.4772 999 999 0.8043 0.5398
EAP Korea, Dem. People's Rep. Not Applicable 999 0.2417 999 999 0 0.6093
EAP Singapore Not Applicable 999 0.1395 999 999 0.2048 0.3538
EAP Thailand Low 0.1055 0.3770 0.2934 0.1532 0.3885 0.3538
EAP Timor-Leste High 0.2550 0.3882 0.5421 0.2270 0.5912 0.6552
EAP Viet Nam Medium 0.1865 0.3374 0.1857 0.4967 0.4076 0.6092
EAP Australia Not Applicable 999 0.1021 999 999 0 0.1951
EAP Iceland 999 0.0031 999 0.0939 0 0.1950
EAP Japan Not Applicable 999 0.2053 999 999 0 0.5398
EAP Korea Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 999 0.4075 0.1950
EAP New Zealand Not Applicable 999 0.0526 999 999 0 0.1950
ECA Armenia High 0.2428 0.191 0.1852 0.988 0.2048 0.3539
ECA Albania High 0.2476 0.1822 0.2595 0.8767 0.4076 0.4505
ECA Azerbaijan High 0.2403 0.1301 0.2057 0.8587 0.1837 0.6093
ECA Bosnia and Herzegovina Very Low 0.0333 0.2437 0.0672 0.1497 0.2048 0.1951
ECA Belarus Very Low 0.0336 0.0251 0.3544 0.0599 0 0.1951
ECA Georgia Medium 0.2034 0.3551 0.2112 0.6236 0.4075 0.5398
ECA Croatia Not Applicable 999 0.1121 999 0.1002 0 0.1951
ECA Kazakhstan Low 0.1196 0.0282 0.2175 0.1126 0.4075 0.6092
ECA Kyrgyzstan Medium 0.1598 0.1879 0.3771 0.2624 0.5913 0.4505
ECA Moldova Low 0.0663 0.3418 0.2188 0 0.2048 0.3538
ECA FYR Macedonia Medium 0.1345 0.1803 0.3910 0.5666 0.4075 0
ECA Russian Federation Not Applicable 999 0.0495 0.2890 999 0 0.5398
ECA Serbia Very Low 0.0096 0.1093 0.1170 0.1504 0 0
ECA Tajikistan Medium 0.1392 0.3181 0.4137 0.5075 0.2027 0.3538
ECA Turkmenistan Not Applicable 999 0.1703 0.3271 999 0.2048 0.6093
ECA Ukraine Low 0.075 0.0414 0.1517 0.243 0 0.5399
ECA Uzbekistan Medium 0.1475 0.2477 0.2966 0.1884 0.5913 0.4505
ECA Austria Not Applicable 999 0 999 0.1052 0 0.1950
ECA Belgium Very Low 0.0016 0.0038 0.0316 0.0824 0 0
ECA Bulgaria Low 0.0449 0.1504 0.3926 0.0988 0 0.1951
ECA Cyprus Not Applicable 999 0.0107 999 0.0897 0 0.5399
ECA Czech Republic Very Low 0.0283 0.0013 0.0956 0.0855 0 0.3539
ECA Denmark Not Applicable 999 0.0006 999 0.0955 0 0.1950
ECA Estonia Not Applicable 999 0.0307 999 0.0953 0 0.3538
ECA Finland Not Applicable 999 0.0031 999 0.0759 0 0.1950
ECA France Very Low 0.0033 0.1001 0 0.0827 0 0
ECA Germany Not Applicable 999 0.0018 999 0.0904 0 0.1950
ECA Greece Not Applicable 999 0.3888 999 0.0871 0 0.1950
ECA Hungary Not Applicable 999 999 0.1190 0.0947 0 0.5398
ECA Italy Very Low 0.0115 0.0025 0.1028 0.0966 0 0.1950
ECA Lithuania Low 0.0424 0.0013 0.2795 0.0931 0 0.3539
ECA Luxembourg Not Applicable 999 0.1470 999 0.0988 0 0.3538
ECA Latvia Low 0.0511 0.0044 0.3466 0.1008 0 0.3539
ECA Netherlands Not Applicable 999 0.0012 999 0.0869 0 0.1950
ECA Norway Not Applicable 999 0.0012 999 0.0967 0 0.1950
ECA Poland Not Applicable 999 0.1070 999 0.0949 0 0.1950
ECA Portugal Not Applicable 999 0.0970 999 0.0784 0 0
ECA Romania Low 0.0686 0.1133 0.1700 0.0993 0 0.5398
ECA Slovak Republic Not Applicable 999 0.0062 999 0.0905 0 0.3538
ECA Slovenia Very Low 0.0036 0.0031 0.0891 0.1023 0 0
ECA Spain Very Low 0.0048 0.0855 0.0621 0.1143 0 0
ECA Sweden Not Applicable 999 0.0031 999 0.0985 0 0.1950
ECA Switzerland Not Applicable 999 0.0824 999 0.1036 0 0.1950
ECA Turkey Low 0.1032 0.1585 0.1912 0.4035 0 0.5398
ECA United Kingdom Not Applicable 999 0.0025 999 0.0843 0.3885 0.3539
LAC Argentina Very Low 0.0107 0.0809 0.0148 0.0691 0.2048 0
LAC Bolivia Low 0.0579 0.3676 0.3207 0.0987 0.2048 0
LAC Brazil Low 0.0458 0.2316 0.1226 0.0364 0.1837 0.3539
LAC Colombia Low 0.0862 0.1748 0.1567 0.0663 0 0.6093
LAC Costa Rica Low 0.0506 0.2513 0.1544 0.0121 0.4076 0
LAC Cuba Very Low 0.0208 0.242 0.0871 0 0 0.1951
LAC Dominican Republic Very Low 0.0367 0.3690 0.0957 0.0117 0 0.1950
LAC Ecuador Low 0.0422 0.1373 0.3736 0.1037 0.2048 0
LAC Guatemala Medium 0.1317 0.3953 0.3212 0.2566 0.2048 0.5398
LAC Honduras Low 0.1074 0.3890 0.1043 0.1443 0.3885 0.4504
LAC Haiti Medium 0.1466 0.5612 0.5009 0 0.2048 0.3538
LAC Jamaica Medium 0.1350 0.0031 0.2045 0.0270 0 0.7952
LAC Nicaragua Medium 0.1595 0.6302 0.1867 0.1081 0.3885 0.4504
LAC Panama Very Low 0.0375 0.2344 0.0147 0.0855 0 0.3538
LAC Peru Low 0.0826 0.4052 0.2096 0.0284 0.4075 0.1950
LAC Paraguay Low 0.0579 0.2880 0.0440 0.0291 0.4075 0.1950
LAC El Salvador Low 0.0489 0.1066 0.2674 0.1049 0.3885 0
LAC Trinidad and Tobago Very Low 0.0235 0.2504 0.1305 0 0 0.1950
LAC Uruguay Not Applicable 999 0.2761 0.0933 999 0.1837 0.3539
LAC Venezuela, BR Very Low 0.0389 0.2456 0.0941 0.0071 0 0.3539
LAC Chile Not Applicable 999 0.3996 999 999 0 0.5399
LAC Mexico Not Applicable 999 0.3407 0.2376 999 0.3885 0
MENA United Arab Emirates Not Applicable 999 0.5274 999 999 0.5913 0.814
MENA Bahrain Not Applicable 999 0.7127 999 999 0.1837 0.7953
MENA Algeria Not Applicable 999 0.4296 0.336 999 0.5913 0.2554
MENA Egypt Very High 0.4280 0.6665 0.7372 0.3741 0.5912 0.8140
MENA Iran, Islamic Rep. Not Applicable 999 0.7573 999 999 0.5912 1
MENA Iraq High 0.2630 0.7035 0.3346 0.3834 0.5912 0.4601
MENA Jordan High 0.3118 0.5274 0.3150 0.6790 0.5912 0.6092
MENA Kuwait Not Applicable 999 0.6544 999 999 0 0.7952
MENA Lebanon High 0.2897 0.6143 0.2488 0.1639 0.5913 0.7953
MENA Libya Not Applicable 999 0.434 0.3554 999 0.5913 0.6093
MENA Morocco Low 0.1052 0.4610 0.3159 0.1573 0.3885 0.1950
MENA Oman Not Applicable 999 0.6081 999 999 0.5912 1
MENA Palestinian Authority Not Applicable 999 0.6613 999 0.5751 0.5912 0.6092
MENA Saudi Arabia Not Applicable 999 0.7114 999 999 0.5912 0.8140
MENA Syrian Arab Republic Very High 0.4162 0.6914 0.2597 0.4311 0.5912 1
MENA Tunisia Medium 0.1985 0.4314 0.1597 0.4782 0.5912 0.4504
MENA Yemen Very High 0.5634 0.7942 0.8485 0.3414 0.5913 1
MENA Qatar Not Applicable 999 0.7353 999 999 0.5912 1
NA Canada Not Applicable 999 0.0194 999 999 0 0.1951
NA United States Not Applicable 999 0.1146 0.1308 999 0 0.3539
SA Afghanistan High 0.3224 0.7316 0.55 0.4644 0.5913 0.4601
SA Bangladesh Very High 0.39 0.973 0.3323 0.5831 0.5913 0.4505
SA Bhutan Low 0.1142 0.3238 0.2946 0.2964 0 0.5399
SA India High 0.2650 0.6439 0.3771 0.5415 0.5912 0.3538
SA Sri Lanka Medium 0.1894 0.4203 0.2680 0.1482 0.6206 0.5398
SA Nepal High 0.3228 0.1812 0.4082 1 0.5912 0.2554
SA Pakistan High 0.3012 0.6908 0.4127 0.6997 0.4075 0.4504
SSA Angola Medium 0.1719 0.4599 0.5041 0.0791 0.5913 0.1951
SSA Burundi Medium 0.1662 0.5602 0.5055 0.1746 0.4076 0.2554
SSA Benin High 0.278 0.2763 0.4432 0.3677 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Burkina Faso High 0.2819 0.5419 0.7257 0.191 0.5913 0.4505
SSA Botswana Not Applicable 999 0.3996 0.306 999 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Central African Republic High 0.3285 0.5327 0.6135 0.0071 0.5913 0.7953
SSA Cote d'Ivoire High 0.2537 0.4955 0.5895 0.1858 0.5913 0.5399
SSA Cameroon High 0.2803 0.5024 0.5333 0.2066 0.7869 0.4505
SSA Congo, Rep. Medium 0.2033 0.506 0.4725 0 0.4076 0.6093
SSA Eritrea Not Applicable 999 0.3321 0.9711 999 0.2048 0.1950
SSA Ethiopia High 0.2450 0.2819 0.8661 0.0877 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Gabon Very High 0.4022 0.6456 0.5308 0.1745 0.7869 0.8140
SSA Ghana High 0.2988 0.3946 0.5490 0.3136 0.8043 0.5398
SSA Guinea High 0.3206 0.5413 0.9515 0.2253 0.3885 0.4504
SSA Gambia Very High 0.5239 0.5131 0.8509 0 1 0.7952
SSA Guinea-Bissau Medium 0.2110 0.4072 0.4931 0.0712 0.5912 0.5398
SSA Equatorial Guinea Not Applicable 999 0.5545 999 999 0.4075 0.7952
SSA Kenya Medium 0.2156 0.3501 0.6122 0.4397 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Liberia Very High 0.3828 0.5669 0.8907 0.0236 0.4076 0.7953
SSA Lesotho Low 0.0876 0.4266 0.4112 0.2116 0.2048 0
SSA Madagascar Low 0.1002 0.4888 0.3079 0 0.2048 0.3538
SSA Mali Very High 0.5163 0.8308 1 0.3048 0.4075 0.7952
SSA Mozambique Medium 0.1375 0.4180 0.3793 0 0.4075 0.4504
SSA Mauritania Very High 0.3953 0.7555 0.9938 0.1745 0.5912 0.1950
SSA Mauritius Not Applicable 999 0.1997 0.3151 999 0 0.2812
SSA Malawi Medium 0.2072 0.3984 0.3553 0.1745 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Namibia Low 0.1172 0.1709 0.3522 0.0668 0.5912 0.2812
SSA Niger Very High 0.4415 1 0.4059 0.1745 0.5912 0.8140
SSA Nigeria Very High 0.3910 0.6722 0.4765 0.2494 0.7626 0.7952
SSA Rwanda Medium 0.1338 0.2618 0.4081 0.1391 0.5912 0.2554
SSA Sudan Very High 0.5550 0.8381 0.9780 0.1425 0.8162 0.6552
SSA Senegal Medium 0.1985 0.5931 0.6337 0.0887 0.4075 0.2554
SSA Sierra Leone Very High 0.3720 0.3308 0.8549 0.0363 0.8043 0.6092
SSA Somalia Very High 0.4593 0.5958 0.9904 0.0891 0.7626 0.6092
SSA Swaziland Medium 0.2119 0.4943 0.3070 0 0.5912 0.6092
SSA Chad Very High 0.4665 0.9705 0.8185 0.0014 0.5913 0.6093
SSA Togo Medium 0.1860 0.3696 0.5487 0.1325 0.5912 0.3538
SSA Tanzania High 0.2504 0.7165 0.5414 0.1745 0.5912 0.2554
SSA Uganda Medium 0.2163 0.5093 0.5635 0.2991 0.5913 0.2554
SSA Zimbabwe Medium 0.1392 0.57 0.3435 0.2951 0.4076 0
SSA South Africa Low 0.0599 0.0213 0.2163 0.2195 0.4075 0.1950
SSA Congo, Dem. Rep. Very High 0.4276 0.5169 0.5338 0.0691 0.9582 0.814
SSA Zambia Very High 0.4489 0.5149 0.5624 0.1746 1 0.7953