Data

Name: Pathways % women candidates in parliamentary elections

Description: The PARLINE database contains information on the structure and working methods of 270 parliamentary chambers in all of the 193 countries where a national legislature exists.

Source: IPU-PARLINE

ISO A3 Country Year Notes % Women Candidates In Parliamentary Elections
ARE United Arab Emirates 2015 23.60%
AUS Australia 2016 combined average 35.10%
BGR Bulgaria 2017 31%
BLR Belarus 2016 25%
CAN Canada 2015 House of Commons 29.90%
CHE Switzerland 2015 National Council 34.50%
CIV Cote D'Ivoire 2016 12.43%
CYP Cyprus 2016 16.20%
CZE Czech Republic 2016 18.40%
DNK Denmark 2015 31.30%
DOM Dominican Republic 2016 Senate 13.40%
DOM Dominican Republic 2016 Lower House 39.40%
ECU Ecuador 2017 -
EGY Egypt, Arab Rep. 2012 5.70%
ESP Spain 2016 combined average 45.15%
EST Estonia 2015 27.10%
FRA France 2017 42.40%
GBR United Kingdom 2017 29.50%
GEO Georgia 2016 37%
GMB Gambia, The 2017 8.80%
GRC Greece 2015 35%
HRV Croatia 2016 39.70%
IND India 2016 -
IRL Ireland 2016 29.50%
IRN Iran, Islamic Rep. 2016 9.40%
ISL Iceland 2016 45%
ISR Israel 2015 -
JOR Jordan 2016 21.10%
JPN Japan 2016 24.70%
KEN Kenya 2017 -
KOR Korea, Rep. 2016 10.60%
KWT Kuwait 2016 4.80%
LIE Liechtenstein 2017 22.50%
LSO Lesotho 2017 34.40%
LTU Lithuania 2016 31.20%
MAR Morocco 2016 -
MEX Mexico 2015 50%
MKD Macedonia, FYR 2016 41%
MNE Montenegro 2016 32.10%
MNG Mongolia 2016 25.90%
NGA Nigeria 2015 combined average 16.05%
NLD Netherlands 2017 35.30%
PER Peru 2016 39.60%
PHL Philippines 2016 combined average 20.15%
PLW Palau 2016 18.20%
POL Poland 2015 combined average 28.05%
PRT Portugal 2015 -
ROU Romania 2016 27.70%
RUS Russian Federation 2016 -
SMR San Marino 2016 36.20%
SRB Serbia 2016 38.20%
SVK Slovak Republic 2016 32.90%
SYC Seychelles 2016 26.30%
TUR Turkey 2015 24%
USA United States 2016 -
VNM Vietnam 2016 39%
ZMB Zambia 2016 16.30%