Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments fell to 4.80% in Thailand in 2017

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Thailand | February 1, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 4.80 % in 2017 in Thailand. This is 21.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Thailand reached an all time high of 15.8 % in 2011 and an all time low of 2.80 % in 1990. When compared to Thailand's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Cambodia amounted to 20.3 %, 27.5 % in Laos, 10.4 % in Malaysia and 10.2 % in Myanmar in 2017.

Thailand has been ranked 167th within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 51 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cambodia % 20.3% 20.3% 20.3% 20.3% 20.3%
China % 21.3% 23.4% 23.4% 23.6% 23.6%
India % 11.0% 11.0% 11.4% 12.0% 12.0%
Laos % 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 25.0% 27.5%
Malaysia % 10.4% 10.4% 10.4% 10.4% 10.4%
Myanmar % 6.00% 6.00% 5.60% 12.7% 9.90%
Singapore % 24.2% 24.2% 25.3% 23.9% 23.8%
Thailand % 15.8% 15.8% 6.10% 6.10% 6.10%
Vietnam % 24.4% 24.4% 24.3% 24.3% 26.7%