SubjectProportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)
Time2011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Location
Afghanistan27.7127.7127.7127.7127.7127.7127.71..27.8727.02
Albania15.7115.7117.8620.0020.7122.8627.8627.8629.5129.51
Algeria7.9731.6031.6031.6031.6031.6025.7625.7625.7625.76
Andorra50.0050.0050.0050.0039.2932.1432.1432.1446.4346.43
Angola38.1834.0934.0936.8236.8236.8230.4530.4530.0030.00
Antigua and Barbuda10.5310.5310.5311.1111.1111.1111.1111.1111.1111.11
Arab World11.3314.8717.3717.7918.7819.2818.8819.0617.5717.82
Argentina37.3537.3536.5836.58..35.8038.1338.9140.1640.86
Armenia8.4010.6910.6910.6910.6910.6918.1018.1023.4823.48
Australia24.6724.6726.0026.0026.6728.6728.6728.6730.4630.46
Austria27.8727.8733.3332.2430.6030.6034.4334.4339.3439.34
Azerbaijan16.0016.0015.5715.5716.9416.8016.8016.8016.8117.36
Bahamas, The12.2013.1613.1613.1613.1613.1612.8212.8212.8212.82
Bahrain10.0010.0010.007.507.507.507.5015.0015.0015.00
Bangladesh19.7119.7119.7119.8320.0020.0020.2920.2920.6320.92
Barbados10.0010.0016.6716.6716.6716.6716.6720.0020.0020.00
Belarus31.8226.6126.6126.6127.2734.5534.5534.5540.0040.00
Belgium38.0038.0038.0039.3339.3339.3338.0038.0042.0040.67
Belize0.003.133.133.133.133.139.389.389.389.38
Benin8.438.438.438.437.237.237.237.237.237.23
Bhutan8.518.516.388.518.518.518.5114.8914.8914.89
Bolivia25.3825.3825.3853.0853.0853.0853.0853.0853.0853.08
Bosnia and Herzegovina21.4321.4321.4321.4321.4321.4321.4321.4321.4321.43
Botswana7.947.947.949.529.529.529.529.5210.7710.77
Brazil8.588.588.589.949.949.9410.7215.0115.0114.62
Brunei Darussalam..........6.459.099.099.099.09
Bulgaria20.8322.9224.5820.0020.4220.4223.7523.7525.8326.67
Burkina Faso15.3215.7515.75..9.459.4511.0211.0213.3913.39
Burundi30.4830.4830.4830.4836.3636.3636.3636.3636.3638.21
Cabo Verde20.8320.8320.8320.8320.8323.6123.6123.6123.6125.00
Cambodia20.3320.3320.3320.3320.3320.3320.3320.0020.0020.00
Cameroon13.8913.8931.1131.1131.1131.1131.1131.1131.1133.89
Canada24.7624.6824.6825.0826.0426.0426.2726.9528.9928.99
Caribbean small states15.8516.1817.0817.1619.7320.4021.2521.9222.6025.17
Central African Republic12.5012.50......7.198.578.578.578.57
Central Europe and the Baltics18.4319.2719.2119.7120.1219.8922.3022.7223.6924.80
Chad12.7714.8914.8914.8914.8914.8912.7715.2514.8815.43
Chile14.1714.1715.8315.8315.8315.83..22.5822.5822.58
China21.3221.3223.4023.4023.6223.6224.2524.9024.9424.94
Colombia12.1212.1212.1219.8819.8819.8818.6718.1318.7118.34
Comoros3.033.033.033.033.033.036.066.066.0616.67
Congo, Dem. Rep...8.948.9410.648.948.948.948.9410.0012.80
Congo, Rep.7.307.357.357.357.357.3511.2611.2611.2611.26
Costa Rica38.6038.6038.6033.3333.3333.3335.0945.6145.6145.61
Croatia23.8423.8423.8423.8415.2312.5818.5418.5420.5331.13
Cuba45.2245.2248.8648.8648.8648.8648.8653.2253.2253.22
Cyprus10.7110.7110.7112.5012.5017.8617.8617.8617.8619.64
Czech Republic22.0022.0019.5019.5020.0020.0022.0022.0022.5022.50
Côte d'Ivoire11.0210.4410.449.459.169.1610.5910.5910.9811.37
Denmark39.1139.1139.1139.1137.4337.4337.4337.4339.1139.66
Djibouti13.8513.8512.7312.7312.7312.7310.7726.1526.1526.15
Dominica12.5012.5012.5012.9021.8821.8825.0025.0025.0034.38
Dominican Republic20.7720.7720.7720.7720.7726.8426.8426.8426.8427.89
Early-demographic dividend17.5619.2920.0721.0722.1622.3522.3122.7922.9523.62
East Asia & Pacific17.7017.8618.8318.6019.2919.4319.8120.2420.5020.87
East Asia & Pacific (IDA & IBRD)18.0918.4319.6319.2820.0620.2120.5121.0621.1521.44
East Asia & Pacific (excluding high income)17.9318.2419.3219.0619.7619.8720.1320.6320.8621.11
Ecuador32.2632.2638.6941.6141.6141.6137.9637.9637.9639.42
Egypt, Arab Rep.1.971.97......14.9314.9314.9314.9315.10
El Salvador19.0526.1926.1927.3832.1432.1432.1430.9530.9533.33
Equatorial Guinea10.0010.0012.1224.0024.0024.00..20.0021.0021.00
Eritrea22.0022.0022.0022.0022.0022.0022.0022.0022.00..
Estonia19.8020.7920.7919.0023.7623.7626.7326.7329.7028.71
Eswatini13.6413.646.156.156.156.156.157.257.259.59
Ethiopia27.7927.7927.7927.7938.7638.7638.7638.7638.7638.76
Euro area26.0527.4229.9730.1130.2030.3231.2131.9733.3733.74
Europe & Central Asia22.7023.7524.8025.3525.7426.0127.3827.9529.4630.15
Europe & Central Asia (IDA & IBRD)16.8818.2318.4318.8718.8919.2421.1421.4523.1924.13
Europe & Central Asia (excluding high income)16.2217.8518.1018.5618.5219.0920.3820.7822.7123.44
European Union25.1126.0427.6828.2428.2728.2929.7930.5231.8232.33
Fiji......14.0016.0016.0016.0019.6119.6119.61
Finland42.5042.5042.5042.5041.5041.5042.0042.0047.0046.00
Fragile and conflict affected situations14.6415.2316.6115.6017.5217.4117.8917.6317.3018.38
France18.8926.8626.8626.1726.1726.1738.9939.5839.6939.51
Gabon14.1715.7915.7915.0014.1714.1717.09..17.9114.79
Gambia, The7.557.557.559.439.439.4310.3410.3410.348.62
Georgia6.5712.0012.0012.0011.3316.0016.0016.0014.7714.09
Germany32.9032.9036.4536.4536.4536.4530.7530.7530.8931.17
Ghana8.26..10.9110.9110.9110.9112.7312.7313.0913.09
Greece18.6721.0021.0021.0019.6719.6718.3318.6720.6721.67
Grenada13.3313.3333.3333.3333.3333.3333.3346.6746.6746.67
Guatemala13.2913.2913.2913.2913.9213.9212.6612.6619.3819.38
Guinea......21.9321.9321.9321.9321.9322.8116.67
Guinea-Bissau10.0014.0014.0013.7313.7313.7313.7313.7313.7313.73
Guyana31.3431.3431.3431.3430.4330.4331.8831.8831.8835.71
Haiti4.214.214.214.214.210.002.542.542.54..
Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)20.3521.5022.1122.1523.8524.0324.3124.0524.1225.46
High income22.7623.2724.6925.2225.8025.8527.1527.7928.9729.64
Honduras19.5319.53..25.7825.7825.78..21.0921.0921.09
Hungary8.818.818.8110.0510.1010.1010.0512.5612.5612.06
IBRD only17.9619.2820.3921.0121.2821.7522.2922.9823.5423.84
IDA & IBRD total18.1919.2919.9920.4221.1221.4521.8622.1922.5423.11
IDA blend14.1214.3718.9118.9018.5518.6519.0319.1018.9220.44
IDA only19.4420.3219.4819.7321.4321.5721.7721.5221.5422.37
IDA total18.5219.3019.3719.5720.9021.0321.2821.0721.0422.00
Iceland39.6839.6839.6839.6841.2747.6238.1038.1038.1038.10
India11.0111.0111.0111.4211.9711.9711.8111.8114.3914.36
Indonesia18.2118.5718.5716.9417.1217.1219.8219.8217.3920.35
Iran, Islamic Rep.2.763.103.103.103.105.885.885.885.885.59
Iraq25.2325.2325.2325.3026.5226.5225.3025.2325.2326.44
Ireland15.0615.0615.6615.6616.2722.1522.1522.1522.1522.50
Israel20.0020.0022.5022.5026.6726.6727.5027.5023.3327.50
Italy21.5921.4331.4331.4330.9530.9530.9535.7135.7135.71
Jamaica12.7012.7012.7012.7012.7017.4617.4617.4617.4628.57
Japan10.837.928.138.139.479.4710.1110.1110.119.89
Jordan10.8310.8312.1612.0012.0015.3815.3815.3815.3815.38
Kazakhstan17.7624.3024.3025.2226.1727.1027.1027.1027.1027.10
Kenya9.829.8218.5719.1419.7119.7121.7821.7821.7821.78
Kiribati8.708.708.708.708.706.526.526.526.528.89
Korea, Dem. People's Rep.15.5715.5715.5716.3016.3016.3016.3016.3017.6117.61
Korea, Rep.14.7215.6715.6716.3316.3317.0017.0017.0016.6719.00
Kuwait7.696.156.151.541.542.003.083.084.626.35
Kyrgyz Republic23.3323.3323.3323.3319.1719.1719.1719.1719.1719.17
Lao PDR25.0025.0025.0025.0025.0027.5227.5227.5227.5227.52
Late-demographic dividend17.6618.2918.9219.1019.3719.8920.7021.4721.9722.10
Latin America & Caribbean23.0324.4925.7527.4627.9028.8029.7431.2031.6732.93
Latin America & Caribbean (IDA & IBRD)19.5921.2921.8323.9924.2725.6126.5427.8028.3629.76
Latin America & Caribbean (excluding high income)24.1725.7727.1128.7029.2030.1130.6432.5133.0234.41
Latvia23.0023.0023.0018.0018.0018.0016.0031.0030.0030.00
Least developed countries: UN classification20.8221.4020.9121.1423.0523.0822.9822.7922.8823.84
Lebanon3.133.133.133.133.133.133.134.694.694.69
Lesotho24.1726.6726.6726.6725.0025.0022.1322.1323.3323.33
Liberia9.5910.9610.9610.9610.9610.969.8612.3312.3312.33
Libya..16.5016.5015.9615.9615.9615.9615.9615.9615.96
Liechtenstein24.0024.0020.0020.0020.0020.0012.0012.0012.0012.00
Lithuania19.1524.4624.1124.1123.4021.2821.2821.2821.2824.11
Low & middle income18.7119.8020.6321.0221.7222.0722.2922.7123.0223.54
Low income19.1319.4719.9619.1921.3121.5121.6721.5021.5822.65
Lower middle income16.6418.4719.2220.7121.0421.0720.8020.6120.9421.43
Luxembourg25.0021.6728.3328.3328.3328.3328.3320.0025.0030.00
Madagascar12.5017.4917.4920.5320.5320.5319.2119.2115.8917.88
Malawi22.2822.2822.2816.6716.6716.6716.6716.6722.9222.92
Malaysia10.4110.4110.3610.3610.3610.3610.3613.9014.4114.86
Maldives6.496.496.495.885.885.885.885.884.604.60
Mali10.2010.20..9.528.848.848.848.849.5227.89
Malta8.708.7014.2914.2912.8612.8611.9411.9414.9313.43
Marshall Islands3.033.033.033.039.099.099.099.096.066.06
Mauritania22.1122.11..25.1725.1725.1725.1720.2620.2620.26
Mauritius18.8418.8418.8418.8411.5911.5911.5911.5920.0020.00
Mexico26.2036.8036.8037.4042.3742.4042.6048.2048.2048.20
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Middle East & North Africa10.0513.1515.9416.0916.3817.0916.3016.6816.3616.61
Middle East & North Africa (IDA & IBRD)10.5114.1716.4216.7516.9017.5716.5816.9416.2716.40
Middle East & North Africa (excluding high income)10.5114.1716.4216.7516.9017.5716.5816.9416.2716.40
Middle income18.5919.8920.8221.5121.8322.2222.4723.0623.4223.77
Moldova19.8019.8019.8017.8221.7821.7822.7722.7725.7424.75
Monaco19.0519.0520.8320.8320.8320.8320.8333.3333.3333.33
Mongolia3.9514.8614.8614.8614.4717.1117.1117.1117.3317.33
Montenegro12.3517.2816.0517.2817.2823.4623.4623.4628.4022.22
Morocco16.9616.9616.9616.9616.9620.5120.5120.5120.5120.51
Mozambique39.2039.2039.20..39.6039.6039.6039.6041.2042.40
Myanmar3.546.036.035.5912.699.9310.1610.1611.3211.11
Namibia24.3624.3624.36..41.3541.3541.3546.1542.7143.27
Nauru0.000.005.265.265.265.2610.5310.5310.5310.53
Nepal33.1633.16..29.4829.5529.5829.5832.7332.7332.73
Netherlands40.6738.6738.6738.6737.3337.3336.0036.0031.3333.33
New Zealand32.2332.2332.2329.7531.4031.4038.3338.3340.8340.83
Nicaragua40.2240.2240.2242.3941.3045.6545.6545.6544.5747.25
Niger13.2713.2713.2713.2713.2714.6216.9616.9616.9616.96
Nigeria6.826.676.676.675.565.565.565.563.383.63
North America20.1120.7520.6821.7022.2822.1822.3725.0025.8825.88
North Macedonia30.8932.5234.1533.3333.3333.3337.5038.3339.1738.33
Norway39.6439.6439.6439.6439.6439.6441.4241.4240.8341.42
OECD members23.8824.9526.1026.7527.8127.9328.8429.7930.7231.11
Oman1.191.191.191.191.181.181.181.182.332.33
Other small states16.1017.0917.0917.4318.6119.0118.5619.9520.5220.61
Pacific island small states......4.865.686.477.287.807.778.38
Pakistan22.5122.5120.7420.7420.5920.5920.5920.2320.2320.18
Palau0.000.000.000.000.0012.5012.5012.5012.5012.50
Panama8.458.458.4519.3018.3118.3118.3118.3121.1322.54
Papua New Guinea0.922.702.702.702.702.700.000.000.000.00
Paraguay12.5012.5017.5015.0015.0015.0013.7515.0015.0016.25
Peru21.5421.5421.5422.3122.3127.6927.6927.6930.0026.15
Philippines22.8922.8927.3427.3427.2429.7929.4529.4527.9627.96
Poland23.7023.7023.7024.3527.3927.3928.0428.0428.7028.70
Portugal28.7028.7031.3031.3034.7834.7834.7834.7838.7040.00
Post-demographic dividend25.3225.9427.4828.1328.5728.5629.5730.4331.9732.57
Pre-demographic dividend19.5320.1521.2520.9321.8422.1422.2922.0522.0122.84
Qatar0.000.000.000.000.000.009.769.769.769.76
Romania11.2113.3513.3513.5113.7213.7220.6720.6721.8821.88
Russian Federation13.5613.5613.5613.5613.5612.6715.7815.7815.7815.78
Rwanda56.2556.2563.7563.7563.7563.7561.2561.2561.2561.25
Samoa4.084.084.086.126.1210.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
San Marino18.3316.6718.3318.3316.6723.3326.6726.6725.0033.33
Saudi Arabia0.000.0019.8719.8719.8719.8719.8719.8719.8719.87
Senegal22.6742.6742.6743.3342.6742.6741.8241.8241.8243.03
Serbia22.0033.2033.2034.0034.0034.0034.4034.4037.6538.80
Seychelles43.7543.7543.7543.7543.7521.2121.2121.2121.2121.21
Sierra Leone12.9012.4012.4012.1012.4012.4012.4012.3312.3312.33
Singapore22.2224.2424.2425.2523.9123.7623.0023.0023.0029.47
Slovak Republic16.0018.6718.6718.6718.6720.0020.0020.0020.0022.67
Slovenia32.2232.2232.2235.5636.6736.6736.6724.4427.7827.78
Small states14.3815.1215.3015.4816.9417.4617.3818.5019.0719.67
Solomon Islands0.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.044.086.38
Somalia6.7813.8213.8213.8213.82..24.3624.3624.3624.36
South Africa42.2542.2542.2541.5042.0042.0041.8442.7546.3546.37
South Asia20.3420.3415.7519.2419.3219.3919.4017.1018.9618.92
South Asia (IDA & IBRD)20.3420.3415.7519.2419.3219.3919.4017.1018.9618.92
South Sudan26.5126.5126.5126.5126.5128.4628.4628.4628.4628.46
Spain36.0036.0036.0039.7141.1439.1439.1439.1444.0044.00
Sri Lanka5.785.785.785.784.895.785.785.785.335.38
St. Kitts and Nevis6.676.676.676.6713.3313.3313.3313.3313.3325.00
St. Lucia16.6716.6716.6716.6716.6716.6716.6716.6716.6716.67
St. Vincent and the Grenadines17.3917.3913.0413.0413.0413.0413.0413.0413.0413.04
Sub-Saharan Africa20.5421.3822.4622.1623.6423.8124.0224.0724.0824.76
Sub-Saharan Africa (IDA & IBRD)20.5421.3822.4622.1623.6423.8124.0224.0724.0824.76
Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding high income)20.4621.3122.4022.1023.6623.9224.1224.1824.1224.81
Sudan24.5824.5824.5824.2930.5230.5230.5230.52....
Suriname11.7611.7611.7611.7625.4925.4925.4925.4931.3729.41
Sweden44.7044.7044.9944.7043.5543.5543.5546.1347.2846.99
Switzerland28.5029.0031.0031.0032.0032.0032.5032.5041.5041.50
Syrian Arab Republic12.4012.0012.0012.0012.4013.2013.2013.2013.2011.20
São Tomé and Principe18.1818.1818.1818.1818.1818.1818.1814.5514.5514.55
Tajikistan19.0519.0519.0516.9519.0519.0519.0519.0519.0523.81
Tanzania36.0036.0036.0036.0036.0036.5637.1837.1836.9036.90
Thailand15.8015.8015.806.096.096.094.805.2816.2015.75
Timor-Leste32.3138.4638.4638.4638.4638.4632.3133.8538.4638.46
Togo11.1111.1115.3817.5817.5817.5817.5817.5816.4818.68
Tonga3.573.573.570.000.000.007.697.417.417.41
Trinidad and Tobago28.5728.5728.5728.5730.9530.9530.9530.9530.9526.19
Tunisia26.7326.7326.7331.3431.3431.3431.3431.3422.5824.88
Turkey14.1814.1814.4214.4214.9114.9114.5717.4517.4517.32
Turkmenistan16.8016.8016.8026.4025.8125.8125.8124.8025.0025.00
Tuvalu6.676.676.676.676.676.676.676.676.256.25
Uganda34.9734.9734.9734.9734.9733.4934.3034.3034.8634.86
Ukraine8.009.449.4411.6712.0912.0212.2912.2920.5220.80
United Arab Emirates17.5017.5017.5017.5022.5022.5022.5022.5050.0050.00
United Kingdom22.3122.4622.4622.6229.3829.5832.0032.1532.0033.85
United States16.8217.9717.8219.3119.3519.1719.3523.5023.4323.43
Upper middle income20.1821.0221.9722.1522.4823.2223.9125.1125.4425.67
Uruguay12.1212.1212.1213.1316.1616.1620.2020.2019.1921.21
Uzbekistan22.0022.0022.0022.0016.0016.0016.0016.0016.0032.00
Vanuatu1.920.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Venezuela, RB16.9716.9716.9716.9716.9714.3722.1622.1622.1622.16
Vietnam24.4024.4024.4024.3024.3026.7226.7226.7226.7226.72
World19.8320.7621.7822.1922.8523.0923.5924.1024.6425.20
Yemen, Rep.0.330.330.330.330.000.000.000.000.330.33
Zambia11.4611.4611.4610.7612.6617.9617.9617.9617.9616.77
Zimbabwe14.9514.9531.4831.4831.4831.4832.5831.4831.8531.85
Data extracted on 06 Dec 2021 12:58 UTC (GMT) from UKDS.Stat

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