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Trinidad and Tobago

Ranking: 52 / 170 | Index Value: 0.771

Trinidad and Tobago’s Performance on the
Women, Peace, and Security Index

Compared to 25 Other Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

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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 10.6 Trinidad and Tobago 11.1 2021 Best in Group 2021 Bahamas 11.7 Worst in Group 2021 Haiti 4.3

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

0 100 Trinidad and Tobago 46.8 2021 Best in Group 2021 Bahamas 63.3 Worst in Group 2021 Guyana 35.7

Women's Cellphone Use (%)

0 100 Trinidad and Tobago 92.1 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Ecuador 96.8 Worst in Group 2021 Guatemala 57.6

Women's Financial Inclusion (%)

0 100 2017 69.9 Trinidad and Tobago 73.6 2021 Best in Group 2021 Jamaica 77.8 Worst in Group 2021 El Salvador 24.4

Women's Share of Parliament Seats (%)

0 100 2017 30.1 Trinidad and Tobago 32.4 2021 Best in Group 2021 Cuba 53.4 Worst in Group 2021 Haiti 2.5

Justice

Discriminatory Norms (%) 2017 data is not available for this country

100 0 Trinidad and Tobago 9 2021 Best in Group 2021 Uruguay 4 Worst in Group 2021 Haiti 22

Son Bias (Male to female birth ratio)

1.2 0 Trinidad and Tobago 1.04 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Belize 1.03 Worst in Group 2021 Suriname 1.07

Absence of Legal Discrimination Against Women

0 100 Trinidad and Tobago 75 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Peru 95 Worst in Group 2021 Haiti 63.8

Security

Organized Violence (Battle Deaths per 100,000)

200 0 Trinidad and Tobago 0 2017 & 2021 Best in Group 2021 Barbados 0 Worst in Group 2021 Mexico 9.7

Women's Perception of Community Safety (%)

0 100 2017 47 Trinidad and Tobago 45 2021 Best in Group 2021 Jamaica 60.2 Worst in Group 2021 Brazil 31.5

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

100 0 Trinidad and Tobago 8 2021 Best in Group 2021 Argentina 4 Worst in Group 2021 Barbados 27