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

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Romania | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 20.7 % in 2018 in Romania. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Romania reached an all time high of 34.4 % in 1990 and an all time low of 7.30 % in 1997. When compared to Romania's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Bulgaria amounted to 23.8 %, 12.6 % in Hungary, 22.8 % in Moldova and 12.3 % in Ukraine in 2018.

Romania has been ranked 89th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 28 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
Austria % 27.9% 33.3% 32.2% 30.6% 30.6%
Bulgaria % 22.9% 24.6% 20.0% 20.4% 20.4%
Czech Republic % 22.0% 19.5% 19.5% 20.0% 20.0%
Greece % 21.0% 21.0% 21.0% 19.7% 19.7%
Hungary % 8.80% 8.80% 10.1% 10.1% 10.1%
Moldova % 19.8% 19.8% 17.8% 21.8% 21.8%
Poland % 23.7% 23.7% 24.3% 27.4% 27.4%
Romania % 13.3% 13.3% 13.5% 13.7% 13.7%
Russia % 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 12.7%
Serbia % 33.2% 33.2% 34.0% 34.0% 34.0%
Slovakia % 18.7% 18.7% 18.7% 18.7% 20.0%
Turkey % 14.2% 14.4% 14.4% 14.9% 14.9%
Ukraine % 9.40% 9.40% 11.7% 12.1% 12.0%