Attitude on equal job opportunities for men and women in 2010

This statistic shows the results of survey in selected countries all over the world regarding equal job opportunities for women and men. The survey was conducted in 2010. 68 percent of respondents in the United States agree that men get more well-apid job opportunities than women who are equally qualified.

Do you agree that men get more well-paid job opportunities than women who are equally qualified?

Completely agree / mostly agreeCompletely disagree / mostly disagreeDon't know / refused
Germany84%14%1%
India83%14%3%
Poland83%14%4%
France80%20%0%
Japan80%19%1%
China73%25%2%
South Korea70%28%2%
Britain70%27%4%
United States68%29%3%
Spain68%31%0%
Brazil66%33%0%
Russia63%29%7%
Nigeria62%35%2%
Pakistan60%29%12%
Kenya60%39%1%
Argentina58%40%3%
Turkey52%37%10%
Indonesia46%53%1%
Egypt44%54%2%
Mexico43%55%2%
Jordan39%49%12%
Lebanon29%70%1%
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Source

Release date

July 2010

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

April 7 to May 8, 2010

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source posed the question as follows: "Please tell me if you agree or disagree with the following statement. Men get more opportunities than women for jobs that pay well, even when women are as qualified as men for the job."

United States: N=1,002
Britain: N=750
France: N=752
Germany:N=750
Spain: N=755
Poland: N=750
Russia: N=1,001
Turkey: N=1,003
Egypt: N=1,000
Jordan: N=1,000
Lebanon: N=1,000
China: N=3,262
India: N=2,254
Indonesia: N=1,000
Japan: N=700
Pakistan: N=2,000
South Korea: N=706
Argentina: N=803
Brazil: N=1,000
Mexico: N=1,300
Kenya: N=1,002
Nigeria: N=1,000

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