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The World’s Women and
Girls 2011 Data Sheet
Overcoming Barriers to Gender
Equality
March 2011
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Fertility Levels, by Region
Children per Woman
5.2
4.7
2.0
2.3
2.5
2.2
1.6
Africa
SubSaharan
Africa
Northern
America
Latin
America
and
Caribbean
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Contraceptive Prevalence Rates, by Region
Percent of Married Women
81
78
73
73
70
67
62
56
56
47
23
18
Sub-Saharan
Africa
Asia
(excluding
China)
Latin
America and
Caribbean
Northern
America
Modern methods
Europe
Oceania
Any method
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Ideal Number of Children Among Women and
Men in Kenya
Ideal Number of Children
6.0
5.1
4.0
3.1
4.3
4.4
4.0
3.4
Urban
3.1
Rural
Some Primary
Education
Women
3.4
Secondary+
Education
3.4
3.0
Poorest 20%
Wealthiest 20%
Men
Source: Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, 2008-2009.
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Births Attended by Skilled Personnel, by
Region
Percent
100
99
89
82
66
50
Africa
46
SubSaharan
Africa
45
Northern
America
Latin
America
and
Caribbean
Asia
South
Central
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Births Attended by Skilled Personnel,
by Wealth Quintile
Percent
Bangladesh
(2007)
7
13
57
9
Mali (2006)
17
76
Lowest Wealth Quintile
Middle Wealth Quintile
9
Nigeria (2008)
38
Highest Wealth Quintile
86
38
Bolivia (2008)
83
99
58
Egypt (2008)
85
97
Source: Demographic and Health Surveys, various years. Data show births in three years preceding survey.
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Prevalence of Early Marriage Around the
World
Source: UNICEF, www.childinfo.org/marriage_countrydata.php, and PRB analysis.
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Percent of Women Married by Age 18, Africa
Percent of Women Ages 20-24
42
41
42
34
17
6
Africa
Northern
Western
Eastern
Middle
Southern
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Women and HIV/AIDS, Selected Regions of
Sub-Saharan Africa
Percent of Adults Ages 15-49
22.8
13.6
8.0
5.3
3.3
2.2
Western
Eastern
Women
Southern
Men
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Literacy Gaps, Ages 15-24
Percent
86
91
87
93
98
97
80
70
World
Africa
Asia
Female
Latin America and
Caribbean
Male
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Secondary School Enrollment, by Region
Percent
133 137
94
95 95
98 98
Northern
America
Europe
87
66 68
41
48
Africa
Asia
(excluding
China)
Latin
America and
Caribbean
Female
Oceania
Male
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Secondary School Enrollment, Asia
Percent
81
66
68
80
71
71
76
71
60
54
Asia
Western
South Central
Female
Southeast
East
Male
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Women as Non-Farm Wage Earners
Percent
49
48
47
41
25
7
Africa
Northern
America
Latin America
and
Caribbean
Asia
(excluding
China)
Europe
Oceania
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Household Decisions Made by Husbands
Alone
Percent
9
20
Colombia (2005)
14
9
48
Bangladesh (2004)
34
34
36
67
60
Senegal (2005)
49
49
70
80
Malawi (2004)
65
38
Visits to Family or Relatives
Large Household Purchases
Daily Household Purchases
Wife's Health Care
Source: PRB, The World’s Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet.
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Women and Men Who Agree That Wife
Beating is Acceptable if a Wife Argues With
Her Husband
Percent
40
36
30
26
22
21
15
11
7
1
3
Dominican
Republic
(2007)
5
Indonesia
(2007)
Armenia
(2005)
Ghana (2008)
Female
India (20052006)
Uganda
(2006)
Male
Source: Demographic and Health Surveys, various years.
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Women and Men Who Agree That Wife
Beating is Acceptable if a Wife Refuses Sex
With Her Husband
Percent
31
19
14
12
7
3
7
3
4
8
5
1
Dominican
Republic
(2007)
Indonesia
(2007)
Armenia
(2005)
Ghana (2008) India (20052006)
Female
Uganda
(2006)
Male
Source: Demographic and Health Surveys, various years.
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Estimated and Projected Sex Ratios at Birth,
Selected Countries
Sex Ratio at Birth
1.25
1.20
1.15
1.10
1.05
1.00
2005
2010
2015
2020
China
2025
Armenia
2030
2035
Azerbaijan
2040
2045
2050
India
Source: UN Population Division, World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision.
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