The Index Simulator

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Country description

Uruguay is a high income country. It has a GDP per capita of around 20.8 Thousand USD (2022) and HDI value of 0.81 (2021)

Index description

Women, Business and the Law identifies how laws and regulations impact women’s life, and economic opportunities. The index is structured around the main elements shaping women’s life : Mobility, Workplace, Pay, Marriage, Parenthood, Entrepreneurship, Assets and Pension.

Results for Uruguay


2022 2023 Simulator
projection
Rank 42 47
Score
88.75Value: 88.75
88.75Value: 88.75
Value: 88.75

Comparison benchmarks
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Region
KPI Information icon 2023 - Uruguay
Weight Information icon Best Worst Aspirational value Information icon Current Value
plus interface iconMobility
Rank 1 / Score 100
Can a woman choose where to live in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman travel outside her home in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman apply for a passport in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Algeria 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman travel outside the country in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
plus interface iconWorkplace
Rank 1 / Score 100
Can a woman get a job in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Does the law prohibit discrimination in employment based on genderInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is there legislation on sexual harassment in employmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Are there criminal penalties or civil remedies for sexual harassment in employmentInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
plus interface iconPay
Rank 72 / Score 75
Does the law mandate equal remuneration for work of equal valueInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman work at night in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman work in a job deemed dangerous in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman work in an industrial job in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
0%
0Value: 0
plus interface iconMarriage
Rank 102 / Score 80
Is there no legal provision that requires a married woman to obey her husbandInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman be head of household in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is there legislation specifically addressing domestic violenceInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman obtain a judgment of divorce in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Does a woman have the same rights to remarry as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
0%
0Value: 0
plus interface iconParenthood
Rank 36 / Score 80
Is paid leave of at least 14 weeks available to mothersInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Does the government administer 100% of maternity leave benefitsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is there paid leave available to fathersInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Antigua and Barbuda 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is there paid parental leaveInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Armenia 1.00
0%
0Value: 0
Is dismissal of pregnant workers prohibitedInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
plus interface iconEntrepreneurship
Rank 90 / Score 75
Does the law prohibit discrimination in access to credit based on genderInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
0%
0Value: 0
Can a woman sign a contract in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Equatorial Guinea 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman register a business in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Equatorial Guinea 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Can a woman open a bank account in the same way as a manInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
plus interface iconAssets
Rank 1 / Score 100
Do men and women have equal ownership rights to immovable propertyInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Do sons and daughters have equal rights to inherit assets from their parentsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Do male and female surviving spouses have equal rights to inherit assetsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Does the law grant spouses equal administrative authority over assets during marriageInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Chad 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Does the law provide for the valuation of nonmonetary contributionsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
plus interface iconPension
Rank 1 / Score 100
Is the age at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits the sameInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Antigua and Barbuda 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is the age at which men and women can retire with partial pension benefits the sameInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Angola 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Is the mandatory retirement age for men and women the sameInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Algeria 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Are periods of absence due to childcare accounted for in pension benefitsInformation icon
Initial Value: 1
1.00 0.00
Worst: Afghanistan 0.00
Best: Albania 1.00
100%
1Value: 1
Index Global Highlights
Global Details
Global Average
77.09 Value: 77.0888157894737
Developed Economies Average
96.02 96.0243055555556
Developing Economies Average
73.87 73.8717532467532
Highest Ranked Country Country Belgium
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country State of Palestine
Score
26.25 26.25
Global Rank 190
Highest Ranked Developed Country Country Belgium
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Developed Country Country Japan
Score
78.75 78.75
Global Rank 104
Highest Ranked Developing Country Country Peru
Score
95 95
Global Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Developing Country Country Yemen
Score
26.88 26.875
Global Rank 189
Arab Region Details Information icon
Arab Average
51.39 51.3920454545455
Arab Diversified Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, State of Palestine
46.12 46.125
Arab LDC Comoros, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen
46.79 46.7857142857143
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score
82.5 82.5
Global Rank 79
Lowest Ranked Country Country State of Palestine
Score
26.25 26.25
Global Rank 190
Highest Arab Diversified Country Country Lebanon
Score
58.75 58.75
Global Rank 160
Lowest Arab Diversified Country Country State of Palestine
Score
26.25 26.25
Global Rank 190
Highest Arab LDC Country Djibouti
Score
71.25 71.25
Global Rank 135
Lowest Arab LDC Country Yemen
Score
26.88 26.875
Global Rank 189
Economies per capita
High-Income Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Nauru, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Monaco, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Korea, Rep., Romania, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR
86.35 86.3453389830509
Upper-Middle-Income Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Federation, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, Kosovo, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, South Africa, North Macedonia
77.25 77.2549019607843
Lower-Middle-Income Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Rep., Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Moldova, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Uruguay, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, State of Palestine
72.39 72.3918269230769
Low Income Afghanistan, Chad, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Korea Dem Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Somalia, Rwanda, Togo, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Uganda, Yemen, Central African Republic
66 66.0044642857143
Oil Exporting/Importing
Oil Exporting Average Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Chad, China, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Congo, Rep., Congo, Democratic Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Slovak Republic, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen
74.45 74.4485294117647
Oil Importing Average Afghanistan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Croatia, Korea Dem Rep., Myanmar, Nauru, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Monaco, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Somalia, Korea, Rep., Moldova, Romania, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Togo, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Uruguay, Czech Republic, Hong Kong SAR, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa, State of Palestine, North Macedonia
78.56 78.5604508196721
Oil Exporting Best Country Canada
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Oil Exporting Worst Country Yemen
Score
26.88 26.875
Global Rank 189
Oil Importing Best Country Belgium
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
Oil Importing Worst Country State of Palestine
Score
26.25 26.25
Global Rank 190
OECD Information icon
OECD Average
94.53 94.527027027027
OECD Developed Average Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Czech Republic
95.93 95.9280303030303
OECD Developing Average Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Korea, Rep., Turkey
84.12 84.125
OECD Best Country Belgium
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
OECD Worst Country Japan
Score
78.75 78.75
Global Rank 104
OECD Developed Best Country Belgium
Score
100 100
Global Rank 1
OECD Developed Worst Country Japan
Score
78.75 78.75
Global Rank 104
OECD Developing Best Country Mexico
Score
88.75 88.75
Global Rank 47
OECD Developing Worst Country Chile
Score
80 80
Global Rank 96
Arab region Information icon
Simple Average
52.66
Highest Ranked Country Country United Arab Emirates
Score 82.5
Rank 79
Lowest Ranked Country Country State of Palestine
Score 26.25
Rank 190
AMU Information icon
Simple Average
59.12
Highest Ranked Country Country Morocco
Score 75.62
Rank 118
Lowest Ranked Country Country Mauritania
Score 48.12
Rank 176
East Asia and Pacific Information icon
Simple Average
77.43
Highest Ranked Country Country New Zealand
Score 97.5
Rank 15
Lowest Ranked Country Country Malaysia
Score 50
Rank 173
Europe and Central Asia Information icon
Simple Average
91.29
Highest Ranked Country Country Belgium
Score 100
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country Uzbekistan
Score 70.62
Rank 138
Latin America and The Caribbean Information icon
Simple Average
82.97
Highest Ranked Country Country Peru
Score 95
Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Country Country Haiti
Score 61.25
Rank 156
North America Information icon
Simple Average
95.62
Highest Ranked Country Country Canada
Score 100
Rank 1
Lowest Ranked Country Country United States
Score 91.25
Rank 38
South Asia Information icon
Simple Average
60.07
Highest Ranked Country Country Nepal
Score 80.62
Rank 92
Lowest Ranked Country Country Iran, Islamic Rep.
Score 31.25
Rank 186
Sub-Saharan Africa Information icon
Simple Average
76.66
Highest Ranked Country Country Gabon
Score 95
Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Country Country Eswatini
Score 46.25
Rank 180
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Information icon
Simple Average
63.09
Highest Ranked Country Country Gabon
Score 95
Rank 25
Lowest Ranked Country Country State of Palestine
Score 26.25
Rank 190
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