To this day, employment challenges come in many forms and are uniquely different based on age, race, and gender. But where in the world are women most likely to thrive in the workplace?
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According to a recent SmartSurvey report, Norway is the best country in the world for working women.
Where are Women Most Likely to Thrive at Work in 2021?
Norway, which received high marks across the board, is the top-scoring country with one of the smallest wage gaps among the countries studied, as well as one of the best conditions for women seeking to start a company, with the process taking only four days for women and costing 0.8 per cent of the gross national income per capita, The Nordic Page reported.
Norway has the fifth-lowest gender wage disparity (4.99%), the tenth-highest percentage of working women (46.99%), and the fourth-highest amount of maternal and parental leave (91 weeks).
The study examines countries based on the following criteria:
- The pay disparity between men and women
- As a percentage of the overall workforce, women
- Parental and maternal leave in its entirety (weeks)
- The average number of days it takes a woman to start a company
For the proud working women out there, take note of the following list of countries where women are most likely to thrive at the workplace or in business:
- New Zealand
Here’s what we can gather from the data presented by the latest SmartSurvey report:
- Seven of the top ten nations, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Portugal, France, Greece, and Slovakia, are all in Europe, making it a perfect place for women to work.
- Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden are four of the top five countries for women in the workforce!
- Three of the worst countries for women in the workplace are in South America: Mexico, Colombia, and Chile.
So for all the ladies out there who want to pursue a career overseas, take note of the countries mentioned in this list so that you can increase your chances of succeeding in your chosen field!