Mother index rankings

Expected number of years of formal education

Australia tops the list in this metric, with 20.2 years. Somalia sits at the bottom, with 2.2 years.

The average for industrialized countries is about 16 years of formal schooling.

The world average is about 12 years of formal schooling.

Participation in national government

Percentage of seats held by women. In Rwanda and Bolivia, more that half of the seats are held by women.

22%, World average