Seats held in local government
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Contact and information

Information

Latest update
4/2/2020
Contact
Gender Statistics, UNECE/STAT
Tel: -
Fax: -
E-mail: gender.stats@un.org
Unit
Seats in local government:
Persons
Percent of total for both sexes:
Percent
Data type
Seats in local government:
Stock
Percent of total for both sexes:
Average
Creation date
7/7/2020
Source
UNECE Statistical Division Database
Matrix
c0001031
Footnotes

Footnotes

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Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources by UNECE Statistical Division and UN Women.

Definition: Indicator 5.5.1(b) measures the proportion of positions held by women in local government.It is expressed as a percentage of elected positions held by women in legislative/ deliberative bodies of localgovernment. Read more about this on the UNECE Statistical Glossary.
Country: Albania
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results at municipal level (2019).
2017: Administrative data based on most recent election results at municipal level (2015) and post-election replacements.
Country: Andorra
From 2015 onwards: Administrative data.
Country: Armenia
2018: Administrative data. Data coverage include regional and community level, including Yerevan city.
Country: Austria
2019: Data as of April 2019 obtained by NSS from Local Government Association.
Country: Azerbaijan
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2014).
Country: Belarus
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018).
Country: Belgium
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018) from the Istitute for the Equality of Women and Men.
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2016).
Country: Bulgaria
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019).
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2015).
Country: Canada
2018: Data based on most recent election results (2015) at municipal level obtained by NSO from Local Government Associations.
Country: Croatia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2017).
Country: Czechia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results at the level of regions (2016), municipalities (2018) and city districts (2018).
Country: Denmark
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2017)
Country: Estonia
Administrative data
Country: Finland
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2017).
Country: France
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results at the level of communes (2014), departments (2015) and regions (2015). Data cover Metropolitan France and the territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, La Reunion and Mayotte.
Country: Georgia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2017).
Country: Germany
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results. Data do not cover the Land Schleswig-Holstein.
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (around year 2017).
Country: Hungary
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019) provided by the Electoral Management Body of the country.
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2014), provided by the Electoral Management Body of the country.
Country: Iceland
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018).
Country: Ireland
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019).
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2014).
Country: Israel
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018).
Country: Italy
From on 2018 onwards: Administrative data on municipalities provided by the Ministry of Interior.
Country: Kazakhstan
2018: Administrative data.
Country: Latvia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2017)
Country: Liechtenstein
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019).
Country: Lithuania
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019).
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2015).
Country: Luxembourg
2018: Administrative data based on most recent local election (2017).
Country: Malta
2017: Administrative data
Country: Montenegro
2017: Data on municipal councillors provided by NSO based on information from local government association. Municipality Tuzi not covered.
Country: Netherlands
2018 onwards: Administrative data
Country: Norway
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019).
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2015).
Country: Poland
Data based on censuses/surveys.
Country: Republic of Moldova
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019). Data exclude the territory of Transnistria and municipality of Bender.
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2015). Data exclude the territory of Transnistria and municipality of Bender.
Country: Romania
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2016).
Country: San Marino
Indicator not applicable / No elected deliberative bodies of local government.
Country: Serbia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (up to 2016)
Country: Slovakia
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018).
Country: Slovenia
2018: Administrative data collected by Ministry of Public Administration, reflecting 2018 local elections results.
Country: Spain
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results at the level of municipalities (2015) and provinces (2017).
Country: Sweden
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2018).
Country: Switzerland
2018: Data based on most recent municipal elections (2018) provided by NSO based on information from the Union of Swiss cities.
Country: Turkey
2019: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2019) at the level of metropolitan municipalities, municipalities and provinces.
2018: Administrative data based on most recent election results (2014) at the level of metropolitan municipalities, municipalities and provinces.
Country: United Kingdom
2019: Based on public sector database maintained by Oscar Research Ltd, as at 6th of January, 2020.