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United Kingdom

Ranking: 7 / 167 | Index Value: 0.883

United Kingdom’s Performance on the
Women, Peace, and Security Index

Compared to 25 Other Developed Countries

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Years refer to the date of WPS Index publication; data is the most recently available at the time of publication.

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Inclusion

Women’s Mean Years of Schooling

0 15 2017 12.6 United Kingdom 13.1 2019 Best in Group 2019 Germany 13.8 Worst in Group 2019 Portugal 9.2

Women's Employment (%) 2017 data is not available for this country

0 100 United Kingdom 55.6 2019 Best in Group 2019 Iceland 68.6 Worst in Group 2019 Greece 37

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 2017 94.7 United Kingdom 96.4 2019 Best in Group 2019 Finland 100 Worst in Group 2019 Australia 86.6

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 98.7 United Kingdom 96.1 2019 Best in Group 2019 Denmark 100 Worst in Group 2019 Greece 84.5

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 2017 27.7 United Kingdom 28.9 2019 Best in Group 2019 Sweden 47.3 Worst in Group 2019 Malta 11.9

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%)

100 0 United Kingdom 2 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Canada 0 Worst in Group 2019 Israel 14

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 United Kingdom 1.05 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Belgium 1.05 Worst in Group 2019 Greece 1.07

Legal Discrimination Against Women

84 0 2017 8 United Kingdom 6 2019 Best in Group 2019 Netherlands 6 Worst in Group 2019 Japan 19

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 United Kingdom 0 2017 & 2019 Best in Group 2019 Austria 0 Worst in Group 2019 Israel 0.4

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 2017 72 United Kingdom 76.9 2019 Best in Group 2019 Switzerland 87.2 Worst in Group 2019 Greece 47.1

Current Intimate Partner Violence (%) 2017 data is not available for this country

100 0 United Kingdom 5 2019 Best in Group 2019 Switzerland 0.9 Worst in Group 2019 Belgium 6