Data

Name: Positions Indicator: % Women in Upper 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 Upper Houses Of Parliament
Afghanistan AFG 2017 26.50%
Argentina ARG 2017 41.70%
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 2017 29.40%
Australia AUS 2017 40.80%
Austria AUT 2017 31.10%
Burundi BDI 2017 41.90%
Belgium BEL 2017 50.00%
Bahrain BHR 2017 22.50%
The Bahamas BHS 2017 43.80%
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 2017 13.30%
Belarus BLR 2017 30.40%
Belize BLZ 2017 15.40%
Bolivia BOL 2017 47.20%
Brazil BRA 2017 14.80%
Barbados BRB 2017 23.80%
Bhutan BTN 2017 8.00%
Canada CAN 2017 43.00%
Switzerland CHE 2017 15.20%
Chile CHL 2017 15.80%
Cameroon CMR 2017 20.00%
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 2017 4.60%
Republic of Congo COG 2017 19.40%
Colombia COL 2017 21.60%
Czech Republic CZE 2017 18.80%
Germany DEU 2017 39.10%
Dominican Republic DOM 2017 9.40%
Algeria DZA 2017 7.00%
Spain ESP 2017 38.00%
Ethiopia ETH 2017 32.00%
France FRA 2017 27.30%
Gabon GAB 2017 17.60%
United Kingdom GBR 2017 25.70%
Equatorial Guinea GNQ 2017 16.40%
Grenada GRD 2017 15.40%
Haiti HTI 2017 3.60%
India IND 2017 11.10%
Ireland IRL 2017 30.00%
Italy ITA 2017 28.40%
Jamaica JAM 2017 23.80%
Jordan JOR 2017 15.40%
Japan JPN 2017 20.70%
Kazakhstan KAZ 2017 10.60%
Kenya KEN 2017 26.50%
Cambodia KHM 2017 14.80%
Saint Lucia LCA 2017 27.30%
Lesotho LSO 2017 24.20%
Lesotho LSO 2017 10.00%
Morocco MAR 2017 11.70%
Madagascar MDG 2017 20.60%
Mexico MEX 2017 36.70%
Myanmar MMR 2017 10.40%
Mauritania MRT 2017 14.30%
Malaysia MYS 2017 22.10%
Namibia NAM 2017 23.80%
Nigeria NGA 2017 6.50%
Netherlands NLD 2017 34.70%
Oman OMN 2017 16.50%
Pakistan PAK 2017 18.30%
Philippines PHL 2017 25.00%
Palau PLW 2017 15.40%
Poland POL 2017 14.00%
Paraguay PRY 2017 20.00%
Romania ROU 2017 14.00%
Russia RUS 2017 17.10%
Rwanda RWA 2017 38.50%
Sudan SDN 2017 35.20%
Somalia SOM 2017 24.10%
South Sudan SSD 2017 12.00%
Slovenia SVN 2017 7.50%
Swaziland SWZ 2017 33.30%
Tajikistan TJK 2017 21.90%
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 2017 29.00%
Uruguay URY 2017 29.00%
United States of America USA 2017 21.00%
Uzbekistan UZB 2017 17.00%
Yemen YEM 2017 1.80%
South Africa ZAF 2017 35.20%
Zimbabwe ZWE 2017 47.50%