Which Country has the Most Women in the Parliament?

Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments (%), 2016
Labour | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 171 countries in 2016, Rwanda ranked the highest in Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments with 63.8% followed by Bolivia and Cuba. On the other end of the scale was Yemen with 0.300%, Oman with 1.20% and Kuwait with 1.50%.

Average Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached 23.0% in 2016 in the World. This is 0.731 % more than in the previous year and 26.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments reached an all time high of 23.0% in 2016 and an all time low of 11.7% in 1997. The average annual growth amounted to 3.01 % since 1990.

Data for more countries are available at Proportion of Seats Held by Women In National Parliaments indicator page.