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

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Venezuela | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 22.2 % in 2018 in Venezuela. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Venezuela reached an all time high of 22.2 % in 2017 and an all time low of 5.90 % in 1997. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Brazil amounted to 10.7 %, 18.1 % in Colombia, 31.9 % in Guyana and 31.0 % in Trinidad and Tobago in 2018.

Venezuela has been ranked 78th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 7 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
Bolivia % 25.4% 25.4% 53.1% 53.1% 53.1%
Brazil % 8.60% 8.60% 9.90% 9.90% 9.90%
Colombia % 12.1% 12.1% 19.9% 19.9% 19.9%
Guyana % 31.3% 31.3% 31.3% 30.4% 30.4%
Peru % 21.5% 21.5% 22.3% 22.3% 27.7%
Puerto Rico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Suriname % 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 25.5% 25.5%
Trinidad and Tobago % 28.6% 28.6% 28.6% 31.0% 31.0%
Venezuela % 17.0% 17.0% 17.0% 17.0% 14.4%