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Belgium

Ranking: 22 / 170 | Index Value: 0.859

Belgium’s Performance on the
Women, Peace, and Security Index

Compared to 25 Other Developed Countries

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Inclusion

Women’s Mean Years of Schooling

0 15 2017 11.8 Belgium 11.9 2021 Best in Group 2021 Germany 13.9 Worst in Group 2021 Portugal 9.2

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

0 100 Belgium 48.7 2021 Best in Group 2021 Iceland 64.2 Worst in Group 2021 Greece 37.1

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 2017 96.9 Belgium 96.4 2021 Best in Group 2021 Denmark 100 Worst in Group 2021 Australia 89.3

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 99.5 Belgium 98.8 2021 Best in Group 2021 Denmark 100 Worst in Group 2021 Greece 84.5

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 2017 41.4 Belgium 42.9 2021 Best in Group 2021 New Zealand 48.3 Worst in Group 2021 Malta 13.4

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%)

100 0 Belgium 3 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Canada 0 Worst in Group 2021 Israel 14

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 Belgium 1.05 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Belgium 1.05 Worst in Group 2021 Greece 1.07

Absence of Legal Discrimination Against Women

0 100 Belgium 100 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Canada 100 Worst in Group 2021 Israel 80.6

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 Belgium 0 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Austria 0 Worst in Group 2021 Israel 0.7

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 2017 63.3 Belgium 44.4 2021 Best in Group 2021 Norway 89.5 Worst in Group 2021 Belgium 44.4

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

100 0 Belgium 5 2021 Best in Group 2021 Switzerland 2 Worst in Group 2021 Finland 8