Data

Name: Positions Indicator: % Women in lower houses of parliament

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: Inter-Parliamentary Union

Country ISO A3 Year Notes % Women In Lower Houses Of Parliament
Afghanistan AFG 2017 27.70%
Angola AGO 2017 38.20%
Albania ALB 2017 23.60%
Andorra AND 2017 32.10%
United Arab Emirates ARE 2017 20.00%
Argentina ARG 2017 38.90%
Armenia ARM 2017 18.10%
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 2017 11.10%
Australia AUS 2017 28.70%
Austria AUT 2017 30.60%
Azerbaijan AZE 2017 16.80%
Burundi BDI 2017 36.40%
Belgium BEL 2017 38.00%
Benin BEN 2017 7.20%
Burkina Faso BFA 2017 11.00%
Bangladesh BGD 2017 20.30%
Bulgaria BGR 2017 23.80%
Bahrain BHR 2017 7.50%
The Bahamas BHS 2017 12.80%
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 2017 21.40%
Belarus BLR 2017 34.50%
Belize BLZ 2017 9.40%
Bolivia BOL 2017 53.10%
Brazil BRA 2017 10.70%
Barbados BRB 2017 16.70%
Brunei BRN 2017 9.10%
Bhutan BTN 2017 8.50%
Botswana BWA 2017 9.50%
Central African Republic CAF 2017 8.60%
Canada CAN 2017 26.30%
Switzerland CHE 2017 32.50%
Chile CHL 2017 15.80%
China CHN 2017 24.20%
Ivory Coast CIV 2017 10.60%
Cameroon CMR 2017 31.10%
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 2017 8.90%
Republic of Congo COG 2017 7.40%
Colombia COL 2017 18.70%
Comoros COM 2017 6.10%
Cape Verde CPV 2017 23.60%
Costa Rica CRI 2017 35.10%
Cuba CUB 2017 48.90%
Cyprus CYP 2017 17.90%
Czech Republic CZE 2017 20.00%
Germany DEU 2017 37.00%
Djibouti DJI 2017 10.80%
Dominica DMA 2017 25.00%
Denmark DNK 2017 37.40%
Dominican Republic DOM 2017 26.80%
Algeria DZA 2017 25.80%
Ecuador ECU 2017 38.00%
Egypt EGY 2017 14.90%
Eritrea ERI 2017 22.00%
Spain ESP 2017 39.10%
Estonia EST 2017 26.70%
Ethiopia ETH 2017 38.80%
Finland FIN 2017 42.00%
Fiji FJI 2017 16.00%
France FRA 2017 38.80%
Federated States of Micronesia FSM 2017 0.00%
Gabon GAB 2017 17.10%
United Kingdom GBR 2017 32.00%
Georgia GEO 2017 16.00%
Ghana GHA 2017 12.70%
Guinea GIN 2017 21.90%
Gambia GMB 2017 10.30%
Guinea Bissau GNB 2017 13.70%
Equatorial Guinea GNQ 2017 24.00%
Greece GRC 2017 18.30%
Grenada GRD 2017 33.30%
Guatemala GTM 2017 12.70%
Guyana GUY 2017 31.90%
Honduras HND 2017 25.80%
Croatia HRV 2017 18.50%
Haiti HTI 2017 2.50%
Hungary HUN 2017 10.10%
Indonesia IDN 2017 19.80%
India IND 2017 11.80%
Ireland IRL 2017 22.20%
Iran IRN 2017 5.90%
Iraq IRQ 2017 25.30%
Iceland ISL 2017 47.60%
Israel ISR 2017 27.50%
Italy ITA 2017 31.00%
Jamaica JAM 2017 17.50%
Jordan JOR 2017 15.40%
Japan JPN 2017 9.30%
Kazakhstan KAZ 2017 27.10%
Kenya KEN 2017 19.40%
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 2017 19.20%
Cambodia KHM 2017 20.30%
Kiribati KIR 2017 6.50%
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA 2017 13.30%
South Korea KOR 2017 17.00%
Kuwait KWT 2017 3.10%
Laos LAO 2017 27.50%
Lebanon LBN 2017 3.10%
Libya LBY 2017 16.00%
Saint Lucia LCA 2017 16.70%
Liechtenstein LIE 2017 12.00%
Sri Lanka LKA 2017 5.80%
Lesotho LSO 2017 22.90%
Lesotho LSO 2017 12.30%
Lithuania LTU 2017 21.30%
Luxembourg LUX 2017 28.30%
Latvia LVA 2017 16.00%
Morocco MAR 2017 20.50%
Monaco MCO 2017 20.80%
Moldova MDA 2017 22.80%
Madagascar MDG 2017 19.20%
Maldives MDV 2017 5.90%
Mexico MEX 2017 42.60%
Marshall Islands MHL 2017 9.10%
Macedonia MKD 2017 34.20%
Mali MLI 2017 8.80%
Malta MLT 2017 11.90%
Myanmar MMR 2017 10.20%
Montenegro MNE 2017 23.50%
Mongolia MNG 2017 17.10%
Mozambique MOZ 2017 39.60%
Mauritania MRT 2017 25.20%
Mauritius MUS 2017 11.60%
Malawi MWI 2017 16.70%
Malaysia MYS 2017 10.40%
Namibia NAM 2017 41.30%
Niger NER 2017 17.00%
Nigeria NGA 2017 5.60%
Nicaragua NIC 2017 45.70%
Netherlands NLD 2017 36.00%
Norway NOR 2017 39.60%
Nepal NPL 2017 29.60%
Nauru NRU 2017 10.50%
New Zealand NZL 2017 34.20%
Oman OMN 2017 1.20%
Pakistan PAK 2017 20.60%
Panama PAN 2017 18.30%
Peru PER 2017 27.70%
Philippines PHL 2017 29.50%
Palau PLW 2017 12.50%
Papua New Guinea PNG 2017 2.70%
Poland POL 2017 28.00%
North Korea PRK 2017 16.30%
Portugal PRT 2017 34.80%
Paraguay PRY 2017 13.80%
Qatar QAT 2017 0.00%
Romania ROU 2017 20.70%
Russia RUS 2017 15.80%
Rwanda RWA 2017 Legislative 61.30%
Saudi Arabia SAU 2017 19.90%
Sudan SDN 2017 30.50%
Senegal SEN 2017 42.70%
Singapore SGP 2017 23.80%
Solomon Islands SLB 2017 2.00%
Sierra Leone SLE 2017 12.40%
El Salvador SLV 2017 32.10%
San Marino SMR 2017 26.70%
Somalia SOM 2017 24.40%
Republic of Serbia SRB 2017 34.40%
South Sudan SSD 2017 28.50%
Sao Tome and Principe STP 2017 18.20%
Suriname SUR 2017 25.50%
Slovakia SVK 2017 20.00%
Slovenia SVN 2017 36.70%
Sweden SWE 2017 43.60%
Swaziland SWZ 2017 6.20%
Seychelles SYC 2017 21.20%
Syria SYR 2017 13.20%
Chad TCD 2017 12.80%
Togo TGO 2017 17.60%
Thailand THA 2017 4.80%
Tajikistan TJK 2017 19.00%
Turkmenistan TKM 2017 25.80%
East Timor TLS 2017 38.50%
Tonga TON 2017 3.80%
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 2017 31.00%
Tunisia TUN 2017 31.30%
Turkey TUR 2017 14.60%
Tuvalu TUV 2017 6.70%
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 2017 36.40%
Uganda UGA 2017 34.30%
Ukraine UKR 2017 12.30%
Uruguay URY 2017 20.20%
United States of America USA 2017 19.40%
Uzbekistan UZB 2017 16.00%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT 2017 13.00%
Venezuela VEN 2017 22.20%
Vietnam VNM 2017 26.70%
Vanuatu VUT 2017 0.00%
Samoa WSM 2017 10.00%
Yemen YEM 2017 0.00%
South Africa ZAF 2017 41.80%
Zambia ZMB 2017 18.00%
Zimbabwe ZWE 2017 32.60%