Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments remained unchanged in Russia 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 15.8 % in 2018 in Russia. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Russia reached an all time high of 15.8 % in 2017 and an all time low of 7.60 % in 2001. When compared to Russia's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in China amounted to 24.9 %, 30.7 % in Germany, 10.1 % in Japan and 19.6 % in USA in 2018.

Russia has been ranked 126th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 31 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
Austria % 27.9% 33.3% 32.2% 30.6% 30.6%
Belgium % 38.0% 38.0% 39.3% 39.3% 39.3%
Canada % 24.7% 24.7% 25.1% 26.0% 26.0%
China % 21.3% 23.4% 23.4% 23.6% 23.6%
France % 26.9% 26.9% 26.2% 26.2% 26.2%
Germany % 32.9% 36.5% 36.5% 36.5% 36.5%
India % 11.0% 11.0% 11.4% 12.0% 12.0%
Japan % 7.90% 8.10% 8.10% 9.50% 9.50%
Mexico % 36.8% 36.8% 37.4% 42.4% 42.4%
Poland % 23.7% 23.7% 24.3% 27.4% 27.4%
Russia % 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 12.7%
South Korea % 15.7% 15.7% 16.3% 16.3% 17.0%
USA % 18.0% 17.9% 19.3% 19.4% 19.4%