Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments remained unchanged in Armenia in 2018

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 18.1 % in 2018 in Armenia. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Armenia reached an all time high of 35.6 % in 1990 and an all time low of 3.10 % in 1999. When compared to Armenia's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Azerbaijan amounted to 16.8 %, 16.0 % in Georgia, 5.90 % in Iran and 17.4 % in Turkey in 2018.

Armenia has been ranked 107th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 31 places above 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
Armenia % 10.7% 10.7% 10.7% 10.7% 10.7%
Azerbaijan % 16.0% 16.0% 15.6% 16.9% 16.8%
Bulgaria % 22.9% 24.6% 20.0% 20.4% 20.4%
Georgia % 12.0% 12.0% 12.0% 11.3% ...
Greece % 21.0% 21.0% 21.0% 19.7% 19.7%
Iran % 3.10% 3.10% 3.10% 3.10% 5.90%
Iraq % 25.2% 25.2% 25.3% 26.5% 26.5%
Pakistan % 22.5% 20.7% 20.7% 20.6% 20.6%
Russia % 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 12.7%
Turkey % 14.2% 14.4% 14.4% 14.9% 14.9%
Turkmenistan % 16.8% 16.8% 26.4% 25.8% 25.8%