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

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Belize | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 9.40 % in 2018 in Belize. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Belize reached an all time high of 9.40 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0 % in 1990. When compared to Belize's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Guatemala amounted to 12.7 %, 21.1 % in Honduras, 48.2 % in Mexico and 19.6 % in USA in 2018.

Belize has been ranked 154th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments.

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
Belize % 3.10% 3.10% 3.10% 3.10% 3.10%
Canada % 24.7% 24.7% 25.1% 26.0% 26.0%
China % 21.3% 23.4% 23.4% 23.6% 23.6%
El Salvador % 26.2% 26.2% 27.4% 32.1% 32.1%
Guatemala % 13.3% 13.3% 13.3% 13.9% 13.9%
Honduras % 19.5% 19.5% 25.8% 25.8% 25.8%
Japan % 7.90% 8.10% 8.10% 9.50% 9.50%
Mexico % 36.8% 36.8% 37.4% 42.4% 42.4%
Nicaragua % 40.2% 40.2% 42.4% 41.3% 41.3%
USA % 18.0% 17.9% 19.3% 19.4% 19.4%