The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
women in the world.

Latest items for WR-DATA-1

Aug. 3, 2021, 12:21 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: WR-DATA-1

"There are 258 million widows around the world, according to UN estimates, and more than two million of them are in Nigeria, where 25% face a 'great deal' of disadvantage and another 33% have experienced disadvantage, according to 2015 World Widows Report by the Loomba Foundation, a global NGO working with the UN to highlight the plight of widows" (para 35).
Jan. 31, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: SMES-DATA-3, MARR-DATA-1, WR-DATA-1, ATDW-DATA-1

“According to data from the 2014 census, Angolan families are composed of an average of 4.6 people; 62 per cent of households are headed by men and 38 per cent by women; 14.1 per cent of Angolans are married, 3.5 per cent are widowed, 2.9 per cent are separated or divorced, 33.7 per cent live in domestic partnerships and 46 per cent are single” (pp. 24). Figure “5 Demographic and social indicators from the 2014 census” shows the demographic indicators of the country including marriage rates and head of household rates (pp. 25).
Dec. 31, 2020, 4:53 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: WR-DATA-1

"The government doesn’t have a figure on Kashmir’s half-widows but a report Half Widow, Half Wife? Responding to Gendered Violence in Kashmir estimates the number at around 1,500" (para 8).
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Switzerland, there are about 348,230 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Senegal, there are about 245,088 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Spain, there are about 2,437,560 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In the United Kingdom, there are about 2,819,670 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Sweden, there are about 375,720 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Tunisia, there are about 374,255 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Serbia
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Serbia, there are about 716,100 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In the United Arab Emirates, there are about 15,853 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Thailand, there are about 3,039,901 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Venezuela, there are about 634,816 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Taiwan, there are about 844,536 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Tanzania, there are about 610,722 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Sudan, there are about 703,840 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In South Sudan, there are about 201,300 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Somalia, there are about 156,408 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Vietnam, there are about 3,943,518 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Singapore
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Singapore, there are about 203,532 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Uruguay, there are about 167,941 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Uzbekistan, there are about 1,202,463 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In the Solomon Islands, there are about 11,264 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Trinidad/Tobago, there are about 44,144 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Slovakia
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Slovakia, there are about 331,200 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Suriname, there are about 13,260 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Slovenia, there are about 121,230 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Turkmenistan, there are about 226,941 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In Albania, there are about 106,764 widows, as estimated in 2015.
Sept. 3, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: WR-DATA-1

In South Korea, there are about 2,787,174 widows, as estimated in 2015.