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Health > Female headed households > % of households with a female head: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female headed households (% of households with a female head). Female headed households shows the percentage of households with a female head.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Belarus 53.9% 2005
2 Ukraine 49.4% 2007
3 Swaziland 47.9% 2007
4 Eritrea 46.7% 2002
5 Cuba 46.4% 2006
6 Zimbabwe 44.6% 2011
7 Namibia 44% 2007
8 Haiti 43.7% 2006
9 South Africa 41.9% 1998
10 Jamaica 40.9% 2005
11 Sao Tome and Principe 39% 2009
12 Armenia 37.1% 2010
13 Lesotho 36.3% 2009
14 Dominican Republic 35.2% 2007
15 Maldives 35% 2009
16 Colombia 34% 2010
17 Kenya 33.9% 2009
18 Argentina 33.8% 2008
=19 Moldova 33.7% 2005
=19 Ghana 33.7% 2008
21 Guyana 33.5% 2009
22 Kazakhstan 33.4% 1999
23 Rwanda 33.3% 2010
24 Comoros 32.2% 1996
25 Nicaragua 30.9% 2001
=26 Thailand 30% 2006
=26 Liberia 30% 2009
28 Uganda 29.9% 2007
29 Mauritania 29.1% 2001
30 Serbia 28.7% 2007
31 Mongolia 28.5% 2008
=32 Nepal 28.2% 2011
=32 Bhutan 28.2% 2005
34 Malawi 28.1% 2010
35 Cambodia 27.1% 2010
=36 Vietnam 26.8% 2002
=36 Burundi 26.8% 2010
38 Turkmenistan 26.5% 2000
39 Mozambique 26.4% 2003
40 Ethiopia 26.1% 2011
=41 Gabon 26% 2000
=41 Honduras 26% 2006
43 Kyrgyzstan 25.3% 2006
=44 Senegal 24.8% 2011
=44 Angola 24.8% 2007
46 Azerbaijan 24.7% 2006
=47 Croatia 24.4% 2008
=47 Tanzania 24.4% 2010
=49 Togo 24.3% 1998
=49 Zambia 24.3% 2007
51 Cameroon 24% 2004
52 Republic of the Congo 23.3% 2005
53 Peru 23.2% 2008
54 Bolivia 22.9% 2008
55 Benin 22.5% 2006
56 Sierra Leone 22.4% 2008
57 Madagascar 22.3% 2009
58 Central African Republic 21% 1995
59 Democratic Republic of the Congo 20.8% 2007
60 Brazil 20% 1996
61 Chad 19.6% 2004
62 Guatemala 19.5% 1999
63 Nigeria 19.3% 2008
=64 Niger 18.5% 2006
=64 Sudan 18.5% 2006
66 Uzbekistan 17.8% 2006
67 Morocco 17.1% 2004
68 Paraguay 17% 1990
69 Guinea 16.7% 2005
70 Philippines 16.6% 2008
71 Albania 15.6% 2009
=72 Cote d'Ivoire 14.4% 1999
=72 India 14.4% 2006
74 Egypt 13.4% 2008
75 Indonesia 12.9% 2007
76 Bangladesh 12.8% 2007
=77 Mali 12.3% 2006
=77 East Timor 12.3% 2010
79 Jordan 11.4% 2009
80 Iraq 10.8% 2006
=81 Turkey 10.4% 1998
=81 Pakistan 10.4% 2007
83 Burkina Faso 9.9% 2010
84 Yemen 9.5% 1997
85 Republic of Macedonia 7.6% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Female headed households > % of households with a female head. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Demographic and Health Surveys by ICF International. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Female-headed-households/%-of-households-with-a-female-head

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