Analysing 100 countries worldwide, Nestpick's Women’s Liveability Index brings attention to those nations offering the best living standards for women. Norway, Sweden, and Canada have topped the 2019 edition, with Asia featured in 13th place with Singapore.
To rank the nations, Nestpick determined four important categories which affect women’s lives: infrastructure, inequality, legislation and work. These categories were further broken down into various aspects such as female literacy rate, gender wage gap, female sanitary product tax rates, days of maternity leave, percentage of women in C-level, and more.
The following are the top 15 countries with the best living standards for women:
1. Norway % of women = 49.55% % in government = 40.15%
2. Sweden % in C level = 39.50% % professional female athletes in Olympics = 55.49%
3. Canada Women in STEM score = 6.96 (on 10) Safety score = 9.48 (on 10)
4. Finland 5. Iceland 6. Denmark 7. Ireland 8. Slovenia 9. Austria 10. Estonia 11. Germany 12. Australia 13. Singapore 14. Switzerland 15. France