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

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Congo | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 11.3 % in 2018 in Congo. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Congo reached an all time high of 14.3 % in 1990 and an all time low of 7.30 % in 2007. When compared to Congo's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Cameroon amounted to 31.1 %, 8.60 % in Central African Republic, 17.1 % in Gabon and 8.90 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Congo has been ranked 145th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 1 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
Angola % 34.1% 34.1% 36.8% 36.8% 36.8%
Cameroon % 13.9% 31.1% 31.1% 31.1% 31.1%
Central African Republic % 12.5% ... ... ... 7.20%
Chad % 14.9% 14.9% 14.9% 14.9% 14.9%
Congo % 7.40% 7.40% 7.40% 7.40% 7.40%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... 8.90% 8.90% 10.6% 8.90% 8.90%
Equatorial Guinea % 10.0% 12.1% 24.0% 24.0% 24.0%
Gabon % 15.8% 15.8% 15.0% 14.2% 14.2%
Nigeria % 6.70% 6.70% 6.70% 5.60% 5.60%
Sudan % 24.6% 24.6% 24.3% 30.5% 30.5%
Zambia % 11.5% 11.5% 10.8% 12.7% 18.0%