Best and Worst Countries for Women, the Full List

Newsweek/The Daily Beast analyzed data 165 countries to determine which countries are the best for women.

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1, IcelandOverall score (out of 100): 100.0Justice: 100.0Health: 90.5Education: 96.7Economics: 88.0Politics: 92.8

2, SwedenOverall score (out of 100): 99.2Justice: 90.8Health: 94.8Education: 95.5Economics: 90.3Politics: 93.1

3, CanadaOverall score (out of 100): 96.6Justice: 100.0Health: 92.7Education: 92.0Economics: 91.0Politics: 66.9

4, DenmarkOverall score (out of 100): 95.3Justice: 86.1Health: 94.9Education: 97.6Economics: 88.5Politics: 78.4

5, FinlandOverall score (out of 100): 92.8Justice: 80.2Health: 91.4Education: 91.3Economics: 86.8Politics: 100.0

6, SwitzerlandOverall score (out of 100): 91.9Justice: 87.9Health: 94.4Education: 97.3Economics: 82.6Politics: 74.6

7, NorwayOverall score (out of 100): 91.3Justice: 79.3Health: 100.0Education: 74.0Economics: 93.5Politics: 93.9

8, United States of AmericaOverall score (out of 100): 89.8Justice: 82.9Health: 92.8Education: 97.3Economics: 83.9Politics: 68.6

9, AustraliaOverall score (out of 100): 88.2Justice: 80.7Health: 93.3Education: 93.9Economics: 85.3Politics: 65.1

10, NetherlandsOverall score (out of 100): 87.7Justice: 74.0Health: 95.0Education: 99.0Economics: 83.0Politics: 68.4

11, New ZealandOverall score (out of 100): 87.2Justice: 72.0Health: 87.5Education: 93.3Economics: 87.5Politics: 78.2

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12, FranceOverall score (out of 100): 87.2Justice: 100.0Health: 94.7Education: 95.0Economics: 72.3Politics: 62.0

13, LuxembourgOverall score (out of 100): 87.1Justice: 100.0Health: 90.8Education: 95.0Economics: 75.5Politics: 56.2

14, PortugalOverall score (out of 100): 86.8Justice: 100.0Health: 92.7Education: 90.4Economics: 74.0Politics: 67.6

15, Republic of MacedoniaOverall score (out of 100): 86.4Justice: 83.5Health: 92.1Education: 95.4Economics: 83.4Politics: 51.2

16, Republic of MoldovaOverall score (out of 100): 86.3Justice: 88.7Health: 91.5Education: 95.9Economics: 80.3Politics: 53.1

17, PhilippinesOverall score (out of 100): 86.3Justice: 88.4Health: 57.0Education: 92.2Economics: 89.1Politics: 85.6

18, BelgiumOverall score (out of 100): 85.2Justice: 73.1Health: 96.5Education: 92.5Economics: 79.6Politics: 78.2

19, United KingdomOverall score (out of 100): 85.0Justice: 79.5Health: 91.7Education: 95.9Economics: 81.6Politics: 57.0

20, RomaniaOverall score (out of 100): 85.0Justice: 92.3Health: 90.2Education: 94.9Economics: 79.1Politics: 45.5

21, AlbaniaOverall score (out of 100): 84.6Justice: 84.8Health: 99.3Education: 99.0Economics: 82.4Politics: 21.4

22, IrelandOverall score (out of 100): 84.5Justice: 89.8Health: 86.2Education: 93.1Economics: 81.0Politics: 51.0

23, ChinaOverall score (out of 100): 84.4Justice: 92.2Health: 99.2Education: 100.0Economics: 73.2Politics: 36.7

24, SloveniaOverall score (out of 100): 84.2Justice: 100.0Health: 94.3Education: 95.7Economics: 70.3Politics: 47.9

25, LatviaOverall score (out of 100): 84.1Justice: 73.1Health: 89.9Education: 93.9Economics: 82.7Politics: 67.9

26, Trinidad and TobagoOverall score (out of 100): 84.1Justice: 83.5Health: 70.0Education: 96.8Economics: 80.6Politics: 80.1

27, GreeceOverall score (out of 100): 83.8Justice: 100.0Health: 94.7Education: 94.4Economics: 70.5Politics: 47.6

28, EstoniaOverall score (out of 100): 83.5Justice: 73.1Health: 90.8Education: 96.3Economics: 83.7Politics: 53.2

29, CroatiaOverall score (out of 100): 83.5Justice: 92.7Health: 93.7Education: 98.2Economics: 72.1Politics: 46.9

30, GermanyOverall score (out of 100): 83.4Justice: 74.0Health: 94.7Education: 96.8Economics: 78.2Politics: 62.7

31, SlovakiaOverall score (out of 100): 83.2Justice: 87.5Health: 92.0Education: 95.9Economics: 78.2Politics: 41.4

32, MongoliaOverall score (out of 100): 82.7Justice: 76.8Health: 91.3Education: 96.1Economics: 77.4Politics: 62.8

33, KazakhstanOverall score (out of 100): 82.5Justice: 79.9Health: 82.6Education: 98.8Economics: 81.8Politics: 46.7

34, BelarusOverall score (out of 100): 82.4Justice: 71.7Health: 93.1Education: 98.4Economics: 78.0Politics: 60.6

35, PolandOverall score (out of 100): 81.4Justice: 81.7Health: 88.2Education: 96.9Economics: 72.0Politics: 67.4

36, Costa RicaOverall score (out of 100): 81.0Justice: 74.2Health: 71.6Education: 96.1Economics: 83.4Politics: 66.6

37, SingaporeOverall score (out of 100): 80.8Justice: 84.5Health: 84.1Education: 87.3Economics: 84.1Politics: 42.7

38, RwandaOverall score (out of 100): 80.4Justice: 70.2Health: 51.5Education: 77.1Economics: 99.3Politics: 90.3

39, BahamasOverall score (out of 100): 80.2Justice: 73.1Health: 67.8Education: 94.3Economics: 91.2Politics: 45.4

40, KyrgyzstanOverall score (out of 100): 79.9Justice: 69.1Health: 80.2Education: 97.4Economics: 81.3Politics: 60.3

41, GuyanaOverall score (out of 100): 79.8Justice: 100.0Health: 58.0Education: 91.0Economics: 77.2Politics: 64.1

42, CyprusOverall score (out of 100): 79.6Justice: 100.0Health: 84.5Education: 97.3Economics: 71.1Politics: 27.0

43, ArmeniaOverall score (out of 100): 79.5Justice: 85.6Health: 83.8Education: 99.3Economics: 76.7Politics: 31.3

44, SpainOverall score (out of 100): 79.4Justice: 73.1Health: 88.7Education: 96.9Economics: 69.9Politics: 78.0

45, VietnamOverall score (out of 100): 79.3Justice: 82.5Health: 86.2Education: 91.5Economics: 75.3Politics: 55.4

46, UkraineOverall score (out of 100): 79.0Justice: 88.3Health: 89.5Education: 97.5Economics: 67.8Politics: 50.1

47, Cape VerdeOverall score (out of 100): 78.8Justice: 90.7Health: 71.7Education: 89.0Economics: 75.8Politics: 63.3

48, MaltaOverall score (out of 100): 78.6Justice: 100.0Health: 71.7Education: 94.4Economics: 74.4Politics: 36.2

49, AustriaOverall score (out of 100): 78.2Justice: 73.1Health: 93.4Education: 90.1Economics: 72.0Politics: 70.2

50, BulgariaOverall score (out of 100): 78.0Justice: 73.1Health: 88.7Education: 93.0Economics: 76.5Politics: 53.8

51, IsraelOverall score (out of 100): 78.0Justice: 73.1Health: 81.6Education: 97.2Economics: 80.5Politics: 41.0

52, GeorgiaOverall score (out of 100): 77.9Justice: 84.3Health: 78.5Education: 95.4Economics: 77.0Politics: 39.9

53, MexicoOverall score (out of 100): 77.5Justice: 100.0Health: 75.5Education: 93.8Economics: 69.2Politics: 43.0

54, ParaguayOverall score (out of 100): 77.5Justice: 79.9Health: 63.6Education: 90.5Economics: 83.7Politics: 57.1

55, South AfricaOverall score (out of 100): 77.1Justice: 84.6Health: 62.9Education: 88.0Economics: 79.7Politics: 66.7

56, CubaOverall score (out of 100): 77.0Justice: 81.2Health: 86.4Education: 95.9Economics: 63.5Politics: 74.9

57, TurkmenistanOverall score (out of 100): 76.4Justice: 60.0Health: 83.6Education: 99.4Economics: 85.1Politics: 31.4

58, UzbekistanOverall score (out of 100): 76.4Justice: 66.4Health: 88.1Education: 95.8Economics: 81.0Politics: 34.3

59, ItalyOverall score (out of 100): 76.1Justice: 83.2Health: 94.9Education: 95.8Economics: 62.7Politics: 54.3

60, RussiaOverall score (out of 100): 75.9Justice: 76.4Health: 92.7Education: 96.9Economics: 69.8Politics: 42.2

61, NamibiaOverall score (out of 100): 75.9Justice: 70.2Health: 75.7Education: 85.1Economics: 84.1Politics: 57.8

62, LithuaniaOverall score (out of 100): 75.9Justice: 56.6Health: 92.2Education: 95.5Economics: 79.6Politics: 49.4

63, ArgentinaOverall score (out of 100): 75.5Justice: 95.0Health: 55.2Education: 98.5Economics: 72.3Politics: 49.9

64, BurundiOverall score (out of 100): 74.9Justice: 82.2Health: 20.1Education: 57.6Economics: 100.0Politics: 70.2

65, ThailandOverall score (out of 100): 74.8Justice: 73.8Health: 81.6Education: 92.5Economics: 78.9Politics: 35.3

66, UruguayOverall score (out of 100): 74.8Justice: 84.4Health: 69.9Education: 97.5Economics: 71.6Politics: 48.0

67, Bosnia and HerzegovinaOverall score (out of 100): 74.2Justice: 88.3Health: 86.4Education: 96.4Economics: 66.8Politics: 29.2

68, VenezuelaOverall score (out of 100): 73.8Justice: 89.5Health: 44.7Education: 92.8Economics: 78.6Politics: 57.0

69, PeruOverall score (out of 100): 73.5Justice: 81.6Health: 64.9Education: 88.0Economics: 79.9Politics: 44.2

70, FijiOverall score (out of 100): 73.5Justice: 78.8Health: 81.4Education: 96.2Economics: 61.5Politics: 71.1

71, JamaicaOverall score (out of 100): 72.8Justice: 76.6Health: 71.6Education: 90.8Economics: 69.9Politics: 68.7

72, Czech RepublicOverall score (out of 100): 72.7Justice: 61.7Health: 93.2Education: 96.9Economics: 71.3Politics: 43.6

73, BotswanaOverall score (out of 100): 72.3Justice: 74.7Health: 46.6Education: 91.5Economics: 87.5Politics: 44.6

74, Sri LankaOverall score (out of 100): 72.3Justice: 77.1Health: 73.2Education: 95.1Economics: 77.9Politics: 22.3

75, HondurasOverall score (out of 100): 72.1Justice: 79.7Health: 54.7Education: 90.9Economics: 73.6Politics: 72.2

76, TunisiaOverall score (out of 100): 71.7Justice: 79.0Health: 85.8Education: 86.9Economics: 73.8Politics: 28.9

77, AzerbaijanOverall score (out of 100): 71.7Justice: 75.1Health: 76.1Education: 95.6Economics: 79.2Politics: 12.7

78, Dominican RepublicOverall score (out of 100): 70.5Justice: 78.6Health: 64.6Education: 87.1Economics: 77.6Politics: 41.4

79, PanamaOverall score (out of 100): 69.9Justice: 77.5Health: 59.4Education: 90.6Economics: 73.3Politics: 55.9

80, Republic of KoreaOverall score (out of 100): 69.6Justice: 76.1Health: 92.9Education: 91.9Economics: 66.0Politics: 25.9

81, MalaysiaOverall score (out of 100): 69.5Justice: 82.6Health: 72.0Education: 89.8Economics: 74.0Politics: 22.3

82, Brunei DarussalamOverall score (out of 100): 69.0Justice: 46.2Health: 66.8Education: 94.6Economics: 88.9Politics: 33.6

83, IndonesiaOverall score (out of 100): 68.9Justice: 67.5Health: 61.9Education: 87.5Economics: 78.5Politics: 53.0

84, BrazilOverall score (out of 100): 68.5Justice: 80.7Health: 61.7Education: 88.0Economics: 71.7Politics: 48.5

85, CambodiaOverall score (out of 100): 68.3Justice: 87.4Health: 55.0Education: 65.6Economics: 89.6 32.0

86, Timor-LesteOverall score (out of 100): 68.3Justice: 72.4Health: 37.1Education: 89.1Economics: 82.0Politics: 62.8

87, JapanOverall score (out of 100): 68.0Justice: 73.5Health: 85.8Education: 88.3Economics: 69.7Politics: 26.9

88, MauritiusOverall score (out of 100): 67.6Justice: 85.9Health: 70.6Education: 92.3Economics: 65.1Politics: 31.5

89, LesothoOverall score (out of 100): 66.7Justice: 48.1Health: 38.4Education: 96.4Economics: 86.5Politics: 65.8

90, ColombiaOverall score (out of 100): 66.7Justice: 74.2Health: 72.8Education: 95.5Economics: 61.4Politics: 50.8

91, MyanmarOverall score (out of 100): 66.5Justice: 67.9Health: 49.5Education: 94.0Economics: 87.9Politics: 7.5

92, MaldivesOverall score (out of 100): 66.4Justice: 59.9Health: 67.5Education: 95.6Economics: 79.9Politics: 18.5

93, TajikistanOverall score (out of 100): 66.4Justice: 47.5Health: 76.9Education: 91.9Economics: 80.8Politics: 33.2

94, ChileOverall score (out of 100): 65.8Justice: 81.9Health: 57.9Education: 92.1Economics: 66.6Politics: 42.9

95, GhanaOverall score (out of 100): 65.5Justice: 64.7Health: 51.3Education: 72.4Economics: 89.9Politics: 47.3

96, NicaraguaOverall score (out of 100): 65.4Justice: 70.1Health: 58.3Education: 76.9Economics: 71.0Politics: 82.8

97, QatarOverall score (out of 100): 64.8Justice: 19.3Health: 73.6Education: 98.0Economics: 98.9Politics: 4.3

98, BelizeOverall score (out of 100): 64.7Justice: 73.1Health: 60.2Education: 92.8Economics: 69.7Politics: 37.0

99, HaitiOverall score (out of 100): 64.2Justice: 64.4Health: 41.4Education: 92.2Economics: 81.0Politics: 41.4

100, El SalvadorOverall score (out of 100): 64.0Justice: 73.8Health: 63.2Education: 82.3Economics: 70.6Politics: 47.4

101, KuwaitOverall score (out of 100): 62.9Justice: 64.6Health: 80.7Education: 93.7Economics: 65.8Politics: 19.9

102, BahrainOverall score (out of 100): 62.2Justice: 48.0Health: 86.8Education: 87.5Economics: 71.2Politics: 33.9

103, EcuadorOverall score (out of 100): 61.8Justice: 67.9Health: 64.3Education: 87.6Economics: 63.8Politics: 54.7

104, BoliviaOverall score (out of 100): 61.2Justice: 76.2Health: 53.2Education: 86.5Economics: 62.9Politics: 57.9

105, GabonOverall score (out of 100): 61.1Justice: 36.1Health: 44.0Education: 87.6Economics: 93.3Politics: 39.5

106, BhutanOverall score (out of 100): 60.2Justice: 69.8Health: 60.9Education: 77.2Economics: 75.8Politics: 26.7

107, ZimbabweOverall score (out of 100): 60.1Justice: 58.1Health: 38.5Education: 89.6Economics: 80.7Politics: 38.6

108, GambiaOverall score (out of 100): 59.8Justice: 43.9Health: 45.1Education: 66.3Economics: 100.0Politics: 38.6

109, United Arab EmiratesOverall score (out of 100): 59.6Justice: 46.2Health: 73.5Education: 93.6Economics: 68.0Politics: 39.0

110, JordanOverall score (out of 100): 59.3Justice: 66.0Health: 79.4Education: 92.4Economics: 60.3Politics: 19.2

111, MadagascarOverall score (out of 100): 58.0Justice: 64.5Health: 38.5Education: 62.3Economics: 89.4Politics: 44.7

112, HungaryOverall score (out of 100): 58.0Justice: 19.3Health: 91.9Education: 96.9Economics: 70.2Politics: 36.0

113, People’s Democratic Republic of LaoOverall score (out of 100): 57.4Justice: 56.9Health: 30.0Education: 62.6Economics: 94.7Politics: 48.9

114, TurkeyOverall score (out of 100): 56.2Justice: 64.4Health: 87.8Education: 84.8Economics: 54.2Politics: 28.0

115, AlgeriaOverall score (out of 100): 55.5Justice: 62.9Health: 76.8Education: 72.2Economics: 71.1Politics: 12.0

116, KenyaOverall score (out of 100): 53.6Justice: 50.2Health: 44.6Education: 85.7Economics: 75.2Politics: 30.1

117, LiberiaOverall score (out of 100): 52.8Justice: 42.4Health: 34.5Education: 57.9Economics: 90.2Politics: 68.1

118, MalawiOverall score (out of 100): 51.9Justice: 49.9Health: 26.1Education: 61.6Economics: 93.3Politics: 40.7

119, United Republic of TanzaniaOverall score (out of 100): 51.9Justice: 44.6Health: 17.1Education: 69.9Economics: 90.7Politics: 55.6

120, EgyptOverall score (out of 100): 51.9Justice: 67.2Health: 69.6Education: 67.7Economics: 63.6Politics: 29.3

121, LebanonOverall score (out of 100): 50.7Justice: 43.7Health: 73.9Education: 91.1Economics: 56.2Politics: 32.9

122, UgandaOverall score (out of 100): 50.7Justice: 32.2Health: 22.4Education: 61.4Economics: 95.8Politics: 65.0

123, OmanOverall score (out of 100): 50.6Justice: 48.5Health: 71.2Education: 86.1Economics: 61.4Politics: 20.1

124, MoroccoOverall score (out of 100): 50.4Justice: 81.2Health: 72.2Education: 57.9Economics: 61.6Politics: 17.8

125, IranOverall score (out of 100): 50.1Justice: 54.9Health: 77.9Education: 76.8Economics: 62.2Politics: 12.1

126, SurinameOverall score (out of 100): 48.4Justice: 46.2Health: 55.1Education: 87.0Economics: 61.5Politics: 33.8

127, ZambiaOverall score (out of 100): 47.5Justice: 40.1Health: 29.7Education: 67.4Economics: 85.7Politics: 38.9

128, MozambiqueOverall score (out of 100): 47.3Justice: 42.5Health: 32.8Education: 41.4Economics: 92.6Politics: 64.4

129, SwazilandOverall score (out of 100): 46.0Justice: 49.8Health: 30.5Education: 78.1Economics: 66.8Politics: 51.7

130, Syrian Arab RepublicOverall score (out of 100): 45.8Justice: 45.6Health: 67.7Education: 83.1Economics: 56.0Politics: 26.4

131, EritreaOverall score (out of 100): 44.5Justice: 43.6Health: 39.2Education: 52.9Economics: 86.1Politics: 29.4

132, Libyan Arab JamahiriyaOverall score (out of 100): 44.3Justice: 55.9Health: 72.3Education: 86.5Economics: 47.1Politics: 12.6

133, NepalOverall score (out of 100): 43.5Justice: 44.3Health: 48.7Education: 68.4Economics: 67.2Politics: 37.8

134, Burkina FasoOverall score (out of 100): 43.4Justice: 47.0Health: 33.0Education: 44.5Economics: 90.7Politics: 28.3

135, SenegalOverall score (out of 100): 43.2Justice: 60.5Health: 36.4Education: 43.3Economics: 76.8Politics: 47.8

136, GuatemalaOverall score (out of 100): 43.0Justice: 61.6Health: 42.0Education: 65.2Economics: 63.0Politics: 33.6

137, TogoOverall score (out of 100): 42.7Justice: 37.6Health: 41.8Education: 46.7Economics: 87.5Politics: 34.7

138, Equatorial GuineaOverall score (out of 100): 42.6Justice: 45.9Health: 36.8Education: 87.8Economics: 62.5Politics: 19.8

139, BangladeshOverall score (out of 100): 42.1Justice: 35.5Health: 45.7Education: 69.2Economics: 75.1Politics: 20.4

140, Papua New GuineaOverall score (out of 100): 42.0Justice: 57.6Health: 56.7Education: 47.4Economics: 75.5Politics: 7.7

141, IndiaOverall score (out of 100): 41.9Justice: 54.0Health: 64.1Education: 64.9Economics: 60.7Politics: 14.8

142, AngolaOverall score (out of 100): 41.1Justice: 41.2Health: 20.0Education: 42.8Economics: 87.4Politics: 61.1

143, CongoOverall score (out of 100): 40.5Justice: 18.2Health: 34.7Education: 63.7Economics: 86.1Politics: 35.4

144, DjiboutiOverall score (out of 100): 40.4Justice: 19.3Health: 37.2Education: 63.2Economics: 85.1Politics: 33.0

145, SerbiaOverall score (out of 100): 38.4Justice: 82.8Health: 86.7Education: 96.4Economics: 56.2Politics: 44.2

146, MauritaniaOverall score (out of 100): 38.0Justice: 43.3Health: 39.0Education: 71.5Economics: 61.4Politics: 32.8

147, Saudi ArabiaOverall score (out of 100): 35.5Justice: 40.6Health: 68.1Education: 79.6Economics: 47.8Politics: 5.0

148, Central African RepublicOverall score (out of 100): 34.3Justice: 46.7Health: 16.6Education: 20.7Economics: 95.3Politics: 34.0

149, CameroonOverall score (out of 100): 33.1Justice: 34.4Health: 31.7Education: 57.8Economics: 72.6Politics: 21.8

150, Côte d’IvoireOverall score (out of 100): 30.9Justice: 50.6Health: 30.4Education: 33.1Economics: 68.2Politics: 50.5

151, BeninOverall score (out of 100): 30.0Justice: 43.6Health: 43.6Education: 21.0Economics: 74.7Politics: 42.3

152, Guinea-BissauOverall score (out of 100): 29.9Justice: 26.1Health: 31.0Education: 34.6Economics: 83.0Politics: 34.3

153, NigeriaOverall score (out of 100): 29.3Justice: 54.8Health: 37.2Education: 35.9Economics: 66.2Politics: 21.1

154, Sierra LeoneOverall score (out of 100): 29.0Justice: 22.2Health: 38.0Education: 30.9Economics: 88.2Politics: 14.9

155, GuineaOverall score (out of 100): 28.5Justice: 25.7Health: 40.7Education: 29.7Economics: 79.1Politics: 35.6

156, SudanOverall score (out of 100): 26.1Justice: 21.1Health: 29.4Education: 70.6Economics: 54.5Politics: 40.8

157, EthiopiaOverall score (out of 100): 23.7Justice: 18.6Health: 27.2Education: 29.9Economics: 79.7Politics: 37.4

158, PakistanOverall score (out of 100): 21.4Justice: 49.7Health: 49.6Education: 34.0Economics: 50.7Politics: 19.3

159, NigerOverall score (out of 100): 21.2Justice: 26.5Health: 32.9Education: 47.5Economics: 58.6Politics: 31.3

160, Solomon IslandsOverall score (out of 100): 20.8Justice: 0.0Health: 53.6Education: 86.5Economics: 46.0Politics: 1.9

161, MaliOverall score (out of 100): 17.6Justice: 22.7Health: 29.9Education: 25.8Economics: 64.3Politics: 49.8

162, Democratic Republic of the CongoOverall score (out of 100): 13.6Justice: 6.5Health: 11.4Education: 45.1Economics: 67.8Politics: 27.2

163, YemenOverall score (out of 100): 12.1Justice: 36.2Health: 44.4Education: 34.1Economics: 48.8Politics: 0.0

164, AfghanistanOverall score (out of 100): 2.0Justice: 8.4Health: 2.0Education: 41.1Economics: 55.3Politics: 16.6

165, ChadOverall score (out of 100): 0.0Justice: 20.7Health: 0.0Education: 0.0Economics: 70.9Politics: 22.2