Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments rose to 26.2% in Djibouti in 2018

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%)
Labour | Djibouti | May 18, 2019
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Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 26.2 % in 2018 in Djibouti. This is 143 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Djibouti reached an all time high of 26.2 % in 2018 and an all time low of 0 % in 1990. When compared to Djibouti's main peers, Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments in Eritrea amounted to 22.0 %, 38.8 % in Ethiopia and 24.4 % in Somalia in 2018.

Djibouti has been ranked 63rd within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments, 35 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
Djibouti % 13.8% 12.7% 12.7% 12.7% 12.7%
Eritrea % 22.0% 22.0% 22.0% 22.0% 22.0%
Ethiopia % 27.8% 27.8% 27.8% 38.8% 38.8%
Kenya % 9.80% 18.6% 19.1% 19.7% 19.7%
Oman % 1.20% 1.20% 1.20% 1.20% 1.20%
Saudi Arabia % ... 19.9% 19.9% 19.9% 19.9%
Somalia % 13.8% 13.8% 13.8% 13.8% 13.8%
Sudan % 24.6% 24.6% 24.3% 30.5% 30.5%
Yemen % 0.300% 0.300% 0.300% ... ... ... ...