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

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