Data

Name: Positions Indicator: % Women in ministerial positions

Description: The Gender Data Portal is the World Bank Group’s comprehensive source for the latest sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics covering demography, education, health, economic opportunities, public life and decision-making, and agency

Source: World Bank

Country ISO A3 Year Notes % Women In Ministerial Positions
Afghanistan AFG 2016 16.7
Angola AGO 2016 22.2
Albania ALB 2016 40
Andorra AND 2016 30
Arab World ARB 2016 10.6864743196235
United Arab Emirates ARE 2016 26.7
Argentina ARG 2016 17.4
Armenia ARM 2016 11.1
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 2016 7.7
Australia AUS 2016 24.1
Austria AUT 2016 23.1
Azerbaijan AZE 2016 0
Burundi BDI 2016 22.7
Belgium BEL 2016 23.1
Benin BEN 2016 14.3
Burkina Faso BFA 2016 13
Bangladesh BGD 2016 6.3
Bulgaria BGR 2016 52.9
Bahrain BHR 2016 4.5
The Bahamas BHS 2016 23.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 2016 22.2
Belarus BLR 2016 3.6
Belize BLZ 2016 0
Bolivia BOL 2016 27.3
Brazil BRA 2016 4
Barbados BRB 2016 11.8
Brunei BRN 2016 0
Bhutan BTN 2016 10
Botswana BWA 2016 15.8
Central African Republic CAF 2016 17.4
Canada CAN 2016 51.7
Central Europe and the Baltics CEB 2016 25.6743169398907
Switzerland CHE 2016 28.6
Chile CHL 2016 34.8
China CHN 2016 10
Ivory Coast CIV 2016 20.9
Cameroon CMR 2016 17.1
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 2016 11.6
Republic of Congo COG 2016 22.9
Colombia COL 2016 35.3
Comoros COM 2016 0
Cape Verde CPV 2016 25
Costa Rica CRI 2016 30.4
Caribbean small states CSS 2016 19.1301507537688
Cuba CUB 2016 25.9
Cyprus CYP 2016 9.1
Czech Republic CZE 2016 17.6
Germany DEU 2016 33.3
Djibouti DJI 2016 5.6
Dominica DMA 2016 31.3
Denmark DNK 2016 42.9
Dominican Republic DOM 2016 20.8
Algeria DZA 2016 13.3
East Asia & Pacific (excluding high income) EAP 2016 10.9820627802691
Early-demographic dividend EAR 2016 15.8018023385715
East Asia & Pacific EAS 2016 12.5576426930553
Europe & Central Asia (excluding high income) ECA 2016 15.0754977029096
Europe & Central Asia ECS 2016 22.8476213130352
Ecuador ECU 2016 27.5
Egypt EGY 2016 11.8
Euro area EMU 2016 27.5731448763251
Eritrea ERI 2016 16.7
Spain ESP 2016 38.5
Estonia EST 2016 28.6
Ethiopia ETH 2016 10
European Union EUU 2016 28.8245161290323
Fragile and conflict affected situations FCS 2016 13.1185095180235
Finland FIN 2016 38.5
Fiji FJI 2016 15.4
France FRA 2016 52.9
Federated States of Micronesia FSM 2016 25
Gabon GAB 2016 17.9
United Kingdom GBR 2016 30.8
Georgia GEO 2016 11.1
Ghana GHA 2016 17.4
Guinea GIN 2016 23.3
Guinea Bissau GNB 2016 0
Equatorial Guinea GNQ 2016 9.7
Greece GRC 2016 21.1
Grenada GRD 2016 31.3
Guatemala GTM 2016 18.8
Guyana GUY 2016 16.7
High income HIC 2016 24.1955734628546
Honduras HND 2016 27.3
Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) HPC 2016 19.6559063136456
Croatia HRV 2016 20
Hungary HUN 2016 0
IBRD only IBD 2016 17.5795383001049
IDA & IBRD total IBT 2016 16.9116632247816
IDA total IDA 2016 16.2840820854132
IDA blend IDB 2016 16.775
Indonesia IDN 2016 25.7
IDA only IDX 2016 16.1597126747509
India IND 2016 18.5
Ireland IRL 2016 26.7
Iran IRN 2016 9.7
Iraq IRQ 2016 10.5
Iceland ISL 2016 40
Israel ISR 2016 19
Italy ITA 2016 27.8
Jamaica JAM 2016 16.7
Jordan JOR 2016 7.1
Japan JPN 2016 15.8
Kazakhstan KAZ 2016 5.6
Kenya KEN 2016 22.7
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 2016 14.3
Cambodia KHM 2016 9.1
Kiribati KIR 2016 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA 2016 11.1
South Korea KOR 2016 9.1
Kuwait KWT 2016 6.7
Latin America & Caribbean (excluding high income) LAC 2016 23.7316430020284
Laos LAO 2016 7.4
Lebanon LBN 2016 3.4
Saint Lucia LCA 2016 27.3
Latin America & Caribbean LCN 2016 23.7298187808896
Least developed countries: UN classification LDC 2016 16.0204734724432
Low income LIC 2016 17.264226519337
Liechtenstein LIE 2016 40
Sri Lanka LKA 2016 4.3
Lower middle income LMC 2016 15.4900140646976
Low & middle income LMY 2016 16.6676450173525
Lesotho LSO 2016 18.2
Lesotho LSO 2016 15.8
Late-demographic dividend LTE 2016 16.3661831565274
Lithuania LTU 2016 21.4
Luxembourg LUX 2016 20
Latvia LVA 2016 23.1
Morocco MAR 2016 13
Monaco MCO 2016 20
Moldova MDA 2016 22.2
Madagascar MDG 2016 17.9
Maldives MDV 2016 17.6
Middle East & North Africa MEA 2016 10.1430326969498
Mexico MEX 2016 15.8
Marshall Islands MHL 2016 10
Middle income MIC 2016 16.5107883995704
Mali MLI 2016 24.2
Malta MLT 2016 6.3
Myanmar MMR 2016 5
Middle East & North Africa (excluding high income) MNA 2016 10.2638514743356
Montenegro MNE 2016 20
Mongolia MNG 2016 13.3
Mozambique MOZ 2016 23.8
Mauritania MRT 2016 30.8
Mauritius MUS 2016 10
Malawi MWI 2016 22.2
Malaysia MYS 2016 8.3
Namibia NAM 2016 24
Niger NER 2016 16.2
Nigeria NGA 2016 12
Nicaragua NIC 2016 52.9
Netherlands NLD 2016 37.5
Norway NOR 2016 38.9
Nepal NPL 2016 3.7
Nauru NRU 2016 16.7
New Zealand NZL 2016 37
OECD members OED 2016 28.7581699346405
Oman OMN 2016 6.3
Other small states OSS 2016 14.3978773584906
Pakistan PAK 2016 0
Panama PAN 2016 29.4
Peru PER 2016 36.8
Philippines PHL 2016 25
Palau PLW 2016 0
Papua New Guinea PNG 2016 3.1
Poland POL 2016 22.7
Pre-demographic dividend PRE 2016 18.134631147541
Portugal PRT 2016 22.2
Paraguay PRY 2016 15.4
Pacific island small states PSS 2016 7.87086614173229
Post-demographic dividend PST 2016 27.5570462232243
Qatar QAT 2016 6.3
Romania ROU 2016 24
Russia RUS 2016 9.7
Rwanda RWA 2016 47.4
South Asia SAS 2016 8.77096774193548
Saudi Arabia SAU 2016 0
Sudan SDN 2016 11.4
Senegal SEN 2016 20
Singapore SGP 2016 5.3
Solomon Islands SLB 2016 4.3
Sierra Leone SLE 2016 13.8
El Salvador SLV 2016 21.4
San Marino SMR 2016 0
Somalia SOM 2016 6.7
Republic of Serbia SRB 2016 26.3
Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding high income) SSA 2016 19.2848657445077
South Sudan SSD 2016 20
Sub-Saharan Africa SSF 2016 19.4053945249597
Small states SST 2016 14.5482666666667
Sao Tome and Principe STP 2016 18.2
Suriname SUR 2016 22.2
Slovakia SVK 2016 14.3
Slovenia SVN 2016 50
Sweden SWE 2016 52.2
Swaziland SWZ 2016 26.3
Seychelles SYC 2016 30.8
Syria SYR 2016 6.1
Chad TCD 2016 14.3
East Asia & Pacific (IDA & IBRD) TEA 2016 10.7885462555066
Europe & Central Asia (IDA & IBRD) TEC 2016 15.4808603189947
Togo TGO 2016 20
Thailand THA 2016 11.1
Tajikistan TJK 2016 5.9
Turkmenistan TKM 2016 2.9
Latin America & Caribbean (IDA & IBRD) TLA 2016 23.9948717948718
East Timor TLS 2016 18.8
Middle East & North Africa (IDA & IBRD) TMN 2016 10.2638514743356
Tonga TON 2016 0
South Asia (IDA & IBRD) TSA 2016 8.77096774193548
Sub-Saharan Africa (IDA & IBRD) TSS 2016 19.4053945249597
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 2016 28.6
Tunisia TUN 2016 23.1
Turkey TUR 2016 3.8
Tuvalu TUV 2016 14.3
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 2016 20
Uganda UGA 2016 36.7
Ukraine UKR 2016 13
Upper middle income UMC 2016 17.6135859849839
Uruguay URY 2016 35.7
United States of America USA 2016 20.8
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT 2016 9.1
Venezuela VEN 2016 24.2
Vietnam VNM 2016 4.2
Vanuatu VUT 2016 0
World WLD 2016 18.4077753070198
Samoa WSM 2016 15.4
Yemen YEM 2016 5.4
South Africa ZAF 2016 41.7
Zambia ZMB 2016 33.3
Zimbabwe ZWE 2016 16.1