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

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Comoros | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 6.10 % in 2018 in Comoros. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Comoros reached an all time high of 6.10 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0 % in 1990. When compared to Comoros's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Kenya amounted to 21.8 %, 19.2 % in Madagascar, 39.6 % in Mozambique and 37.2 % in Tanzania in 2018.

Comoros has been ranked 163rd within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 4 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
Comoros % 3.00% 3.00% 3.00% 3.00% 3.00%
Ethiopia % 27.8% 27.8% 27.8% 38.8% 38.8%
Kenya % 9.80% 18.6% 19.1% 19.7% 19.7%
Madagascar % 17.5% 17.5% 20.5% 20.5% 20.5%
Malawi % 22.3% 22.3% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7%
Mozambique % 39.2% 39.2% ... 39.6% 39.6%
Somalia % 13.8% 13.8% 13.8% 13.8% 13.8%
South Africa % 42.3% 42.3% 41.5% 42.0% 41.8%
Swaziland % 13.6% 6.20% 6.20% 6.20% 6.20%
Tanzania % ... 36.0% 36.0% 36.0% 36.0% 36.6%
Uganda % 35.0% 35.0% 35.0% 35.0% 33.5%
Zambia % 11.5% 11.5% 10.8% 12.7% 18.0%