Table 20

Table : involvement in civil society

 

                   Percentage of women who are members of some organization, and percent distribution of women by voting status in national or local elections, according to background characteristics,
                   Cambodia 2005

Background characteristic Member of some organization

Voting status

Total Number
Votes always/ sometimes Never votes Too young Never an election Missing
Age
  15-19 1.7 10.3 34.2 28.5 26.7 0.2 100.0 925
  20-29 5.1 87.1 8.8 0.4 3.6 0.1 100.0 1,287
  30-39 9.4 98.2 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 100.0 1,065
  40-49 9.4 98.6 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.2 100.0 924
Marital status
  Never-married 2.6 38.7 24.9 18.6 17.6 0.1 100.0 1,368
  Married 8.4 93.4 3.9 0.5 2.0 0.2 100.0 2,508
  Divorced or separated 4.8 91.6 5.7 0.9 1.7 0.0 100.0 172
  Widowed 9.9 94.5 1.8 0.0 3.7 0.0 100.0 153
Number of living children
  0 2.7 44.2 23.0 16.5 16.2 0.1 100.0 1,589
  1-2 6.1 90.1 6.0 0.5 3.1 0.2 100.0 1,178
  3-4 9.9 98.0 1.3 0.0 0.5 0.2 100.0 858
  5+ 11.8 98.6 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.2 100.0 576
Residence
  Urban 5.3 69.1 13.5 7.4 9.8 0.2 100.0 752
  Rural 6.6 77.0 10.2 6.2 6.6 0.1 100.0 3,449
Province
  Banteay Mean Chey 28.3 70.5 12.5 5.0 11.4 0.6 100.0 156
  Kampong Cham 1.0 78.1 10.5 4.6 6.6 0.2 100.0 557
  Kampong Chhnang 2.3 81.4 6.3 9.1 3.2 0.0 100.0 140
  Kampong Speu 9.7 81.1 7.3 3.6 7.9 0.0 100.0 216
  Kampong Thom 8.0 76.4 4.0 3.1 16.5 0.0 100.0 197
  Kandal 4.0 77.0 7.7 11.8 3.4 0.0 100.0 409
  Kratie 6.1 72.4 15.9 9.8 1.9 0.0 100.0 76
  Phnom Penh 1.2 70.0 13.7 5.5 10.7 0.0 100.0 480
  Prey Veng 3.3 82.1 12.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 100.0 331
  Pursat 20.9 79.7 12.7 5.4 1.1 1.1 100.0 115
  Siem Reap 20.4 68.3 8.6 4.3 18.8 0.0 100.0 327
  Svay  Rieng 9.8 81.5 1.6 14.4 2.5 0.0 100.0 153
  Takeo 5.4 80.6 10.3 4.4 4.7 0.0 100.0 260
  Otdar Mean Chey 3.6 81.8 1.5 16.6 0.1 0.0 100.0 48
  Banttambang/ Krong Paillin 3.1 67.3 18.6 13.3 0.4 0.4 100.0 287
  Kampot/Krong Kep 0.0 71.1 22.6 1.3 4.6 0.4 100.0 228
  Krong Preash Sihanouk/Kaoh
  Kong
4.9 75.5 5.2 2.2 16.7 0.4 100.0 91
  Preah Vihear/Steung Streng 6.3 77.9 9.0 11.2 1.9 0.0 100.0 83
  Mondol Kiri/Rattanak Kiri 2.6 72.5 5.8 5.4 15.8 0.5 100.0 48
Education
  No education 9.3 86.8 6.7 1.7 4.7 0.2 100.0 801
  Primary 6.7 79.3 8.5 5.8 6.3 0.2 100.0 2,322
  Secondary or more 3.6 59.2 18.6 11.2 10.9 0.1 100.0 1,079
Current employment
  Employed for cash 6.1 82.5 8.5 3.6 5.2 0.2 100.0 1,720
  Employed not for cash 8.0 80.4 9.4 4.0 6.1 0.1 100.0 983
  Not employed 5.7 64.4 14.3 11.1 10.1 0.1 100.0 1,499
 
Total 6.4 75.5 10.8 6.4 7.1 0.1 100.0 4,201