Map: Which countries believe women are inferior to men

Map: Which countries believe women are inferior to men

One in five people on average believe that women are inferior to men, but some countries are more likely to agree than others.

A map shows that in Russia and India, almost half of people are likely to agree with the statement 'I believe women are inferior to men'.

In Serbia, one in three people are likely to agree while in China its one in four.

The data comes from an Ipsos gender equality survey earlier this year which polled 17,551 male and female adults in 25 countries.

Map: Which countries believe women are inferior to men
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New Zealand was not included in the survey, but in Australia 14 percent of those polled believed that women are inferior to men.

The survey found that men and women were equally likely to believe that women are inferior.

On average 25 percent of people believe men are more capable than woman of working, earning money, being educated and teaching.

Percentage of people who agree that women are inferior to men:

  • Russia 46%
  • India 46%
  • Serbia 33%
  • China 24%
  • Germany 22%
  • South Korea 21%
  • Sweden 21%
  • Turkey 20%
  • South Africa 18%
  • United States 17%
  • Japan 16%
  • Brazil 16%
  • Hungary 15%
  • Australia 14%
  • Italy 13%
  • Mexico 12%
  • Peru 12%
  • France 12%
  • Canada 11%
  • Belgium 10%
  • Poland 10%
  • Great Britain 9%
  • Argentina 9%
  • Spain 7%

Source: Ipsos. 

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