Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments rose to 22.8% in Moldova in 2017

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Moldova | February 1, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 22.8 % in 2017 in Moldova. This is 4.59 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Moldova reached an all time high of 23.8 % in 2009 and an all time low of 4.80 % in 1997. When compared to Moldova's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Bulgaria amounted to 23.8 %, 20.7 % in Romania, 15.8 % in Russia and 12.3 % in Ukraine in 2017.

Moldova has been ranked 77th within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 24 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
Bulgaria % 22.9% 24.6% 20.0% 20.4% 20.4%
China % 21.3% 23.4% 23.4% 23.6% 23.6%
Germany % 32.9% 36.5% 36.5% 36.5% 36.5%
Greece % 21.0% 21.0% 21.0% 19.7% 19.7%
Hungary % 8.80% 8.80% 10.1% 10.1% 10.1%
Japan % 7.90% 8.10% 8.10% 9.50% 9.50%
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%
Turkey % 14.2% 14.4% 14.4% 14.9% 14.9%
USA % 18.0% 17.9% 19.3% 19.4% 19.4%
Ukraine % 9.40% 9.40% 11.7% 12.1% 12.0%