Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments, %

The proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, currently as at 1 February of reporting year, is currently measured as the number of seats held by women members in single or lower chambers of national parliaments, expressed as a percentage of all occupied seats.

INDICATOR 5.5.1 (a)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments. The proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, currently as at 1 February of reporting year, is currently measured as the number of seats held by women members in single or lower chambers of national parliaments, expressed as a percentage of all occupied seats.
TARGET 5.5
Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
GOAL 5
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments, %

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INDICATOR 5.5.1 (a)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments. The proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, currently as at 1 February of reporting year, is currently measured as the number of seats held by women members in single or lower chambers of national parliaments, expressed as a percentage of all occupied seats.
TARGET 5.5
Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
GOAL 5
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments, %

INDICATOR 5.5.1 (a)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments. The proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, currently as at 1 February of reporting year, is currently measured as the number of seats held by women members in single or lower chambers of national parliaments, expressed as a percentage of all occupied seats.
TARGET 5.5
Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
GOAL 5
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
See United Nations Global SDG Database

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Indicator 5.5.1 (a)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments, %

Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Albania 6.4 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 16.4 16.4 15.7 15.7 20.0 20.7 20.7 22.9 27.9 29.3 29.5
Andorra 14.3 28.6 28.6 25.0 25.0 35.7 35.7 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 39.3 32.1 32.1 32.1 46.4
Armenia 5.3 5.3 5.3 9.2 8.4 9.2 9.2 8.4 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 9.9 18.1 24.2 23.5
Austria 33.9 33.9 32.2 32.8 27.3 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 32.2 30.6 30.6 30.6 34.4 37.2 39.3
Azerbaijan 10.5 12.0 11.3 11.4 11.4 11.4 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.6 15.6 16.9 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8
Belarus 29.4 29.1 29.1 29.1 31.8 31.8 31.8 31.8 26.6 26.6 27.3 27.3 34.5 34.5 34.5 40.0
Belgium 34.7 34.7 34.7 35.3 35.3 38.0 39.3 38.0 38.0 41.3 39.3 39.3 38.0 38.0 38.0 40.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7 16.7 14.3 11.9 11.9 19.1 16.7 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4
Bulgaria 26.3 22.1 22.1 21.7 21.7 20.8 20.8 20.8 22.9 24.6 20.4 20.4 19.2 23.8 25.8 26.7
Canada 21.1 20.8 20.8 21.3 22.1 22.1 22.1 24.8 24.7 25.1 25.2 26.0 26.3 27.0 26.9 29.0
Croatia 21.7 21.7 21.7 20.9 20.9 23.5 23.5 23.8 23.8 23.8 25.8 15.2 19.9 18.5 20.5 19.2
Cyprus 16.1 16.1 14.3 14.3 14.3 12.5 12.5 10.7 10.7 12.5 12.5 12.5 17.9 17.9 17.9 19.6
Czechia 17.0 17.0 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 22.0 22.0 22.0 19.5 19.0 20.0 20.0 22.0 22.5 22.5
Denmark 38.0 36.9 36.9 38.0 38.0 38.0 38.0 39.1 39.1 39.1 38.0 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.4 39.7
Estonia 18.8 18.8 18.8 20.8 20.8 22.8 22.8 19.8 20.8 19.0 19.8 23.8 26.7 26.7 28.7 28.7
Finland 37.5 37.5 38.0 41.5 41.5 40.0 40.0 42.5 42.5 42.5 42.5 41.5 42.0 42.0 41.5 46.0
France 12.2 12.2 12.2 18.2 18.2 18.9 18.9 18.9 26.9 26.2 26.2 26.2 25.8 39.0 39.7 39.5
Georgia 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 6.0 5.1 6.5 6.6 12.0 12.0 11.3 11.3 16.0 16.0 14.8 14.1
Germany 32.8 31.8 31.6 31.6 32.2 32.8 32.8 32.9 32.9 36.5 36.5 36.5 37.0 30.8 30.9 31.2
Greece 14.0 13.0 13.0 14.7 14.7 17.3 17.3 18.7 21.0 21.0 23.0 19.7 18.3 18.3 18.7 20.7
Hungary 9.1 9.1 10.4 11.1 11.1 11.1 9.1 8.8 8.8 9.4 10.1 10.1 10.1 10.1 12.6 12.1
Iceland 30.2 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 42.9 42.9 39.7 39.7 39.7 41.3 41.3 47.6 38.1 38.1 38.1
Ireland 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.9 13.9 15.1 15.1 15.7 16.3 16.3 22.1 22.1 22.1 20.9
Israel 15.0 15.0 14.2 14.2 14.2 19.2 19.2 20.0 21.7 22.5 22.5 26.7 27.5 27.5 29.2 23.3
Italy 11.5 11.5 17.3 17.3 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.6 21.4 31.4 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 35.7 35.7
Kazakhstan 10.4 10.4 10.4 15.9 15.9 17.8 17.8 24.3 24.3 25.2 26.2 26.2 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.1
Kyrgyzstan 10.0 0.0 0.0 25.6 25.6 25.6 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2
Latvia 21.0 21.0 19.0 20.0 20.0 22.0 20.0 23.0 23.0 25.0 18.0 18.0 16.0 16.0 31.0 30.0
Liechtenstein 12.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Lithuania 22.0 22.0 24.8 22.7 17.7 19.1 19.1 19.1 24.5 24.1 23.4 23.4 21.3 21.3 21.3 24.1
Luxembourg 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 20.0 20.0 25.0 21.7 28.3 28.3 28.3 28.3 28.3 25.0 30.0
Malta 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 14.3 12.9 12.9 12.5 11.9 11.9 13.4
Monaco 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 25.0 26.1 26.1 19.1 19.1 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 33.3 33.3
Montenegro .. .. 8.6 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1 12.3 17.3 14.8 17.3 17.3 23.5 23.5 23.5 29.6
Netherlands 36.7 36.7 36.7 39.3 41.3 42.0 40.7 40.7 38.7 38.7 37.3 37.3 38.0 36.0 31.3 33.3
North Macedonia 19.2 19.2 28.3 29.2 31.7 32.5 32.5 30.9 32.5 34.1 33.3 33.3 31.7 37.5 38.3 40.0
Norway 38.2 37.9 37.9 36.1 36.1 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 41.4 40.8 41.4
Poland 20.2 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.2 20.0 20.0 23.7 23.7 24.4 24.1 27.4 28.0 28.0 29.1 28.7
Portugal 19.1 21.3 21.3 28.3 28.3 27.4 27.4 28.7 28.7 31.3 31.3 34.8 34.8 34.8 35.6 40.0
Republic of Moldova 15.8 21.8 21.8 21.8 21.8 23.8 18.8 19.8 19.8 18.8 20.8 21.8 22.8 22.8 22.8 24.8
Romania 11.4 11.2 11.2 9.4 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.2 13.3 13.5 13.7 13.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 21.9
Russian Federation 9.8 9.8 9.8 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 15.8 15.8 15.8 15.8
San Marino 16.7 16.7 11.7 11.7 15.0 16.7 16.7 18.3 16.7 18.3 16.7 16.7 26.7 26.7 25.0 31.7
Serbia .. .. 20.4 20.4 21.6 21.6 21.6 22.0 33.2 33.6 34.0 34.0 34.4 34.4 37.6 37.6
Slovakia 16.7 16.7 20.0 19.3 19.3 18.0 15.3 16.0 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.7
Slovenia 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 13.3 14.4 14.4 32.2 32.2 33.3 36.7 36.7 36.7 36.7 24.4 27.8
Spain 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.6 36.3 36.6 36.6 36.0 36.0 39.7 41.1 40.0 39.1 39.1 41.1 44.0
Sweden 45.3 45.3 47.3 47.0 47.0 46.4 45.0 44.7 44.7 45.0 43.5 43.5 43.5 43.5 47.3 47.0
Switzerland 25.0 25.0 25.0 28.5 28.5 29.0 29.0 28.5 29.0 31.0 30.5 32.0 32.5 32.5 32.5 41.5
Tajikistan 12.7 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 19.1 19.1 19.1 15.9 16.9 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1
Turkey 4.4 4.4 4.4 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1 14.2 14.2 14.4 14.4 14.9 14.9 14.6 17.4 17.3
Turkmenistan .. 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 26.4 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.0 25.0
Ukraine 5.3 5.3 8.7 8.2 8.2 8.0 8.0 8.0 9.4 9.7 11.8 12.1 12.3 12.3 11.6 20.8
United Kingdom 18.1 19.7 19.7 19.5 19.5 19.5 22.0 22.3 22.5 22.6 22.8 29.4 30.0 32.0 32.0 33.9
United States 14.9 15.2 16.3 16.8 17.0 16.8 16.8 16.8 17.8 18.3 19.4 19.4 19.1 19.5 23.6 23.4
Uzbekistan 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 32.0
Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Albania 6.4 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 16.4 16.4 15.7 15.7 20.0 20.7 20.7 22.9 27.9 29.3 29.5
Andorra 14.3 28.6 28.6 25.0 25.0 35.7 35.7 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 39.3 32.1 32.1 32.1 46.4
Armenia 5.3 5.3 5.3 9.2 8.4 9.2 9.2 8.4 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 9.9 18.1 24.2 23.5
Austria 33.9 33.9 32.2 32.8 27.3 27.9 27.9 27.9 27.9 32.2 30.6 30.6 30.6 34.4 37.2 39.3
Azerbaijan 10.5 12.0 11.3 11.4 11.4 11.4 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.6 15.6 16.9 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8
Belarus 29.4 29.1 29.1 29.1 31.8 31.8 31.8 31.8 26.6 26.6 27.3 27.3 34.5 34.5 34.5 40.0
Belgium 34.7 34.7 34.7 35.3 35.3 38.0 39.3 38.0 38.0 41.3 39.3 39.3 38.0 38.0 38.0 40.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7 16.7 14.3 11.9 11.9 19.1 16.7 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.4
Bulgaria 26.3 22.1 22.1 21.7 21.7 20.8 20.8 20.8 22.9 24.6 20.4 20.4 19.2 23.8 25.8 26.7
Canada 21.1 20.8 20.8 21.3 22.1 22.1 22.1 24.8 24.7 25.1 25.2 26.0 26.3 27.0 26.9 29.0
Croatia 21.7 21.7 21.7 20.9 20.9 23.5 23.5 23.8 23.8 23.8 25.8 15.2 19.9 18.5 20.5 19.2
Cyprus 16.1 16.1 14.3 14.3 14.3 12.5 12.5 10.7 10.7 12.5 12.5 12.5 17.9 17.9 17.9 19.6
Czechia 17.0 17.0 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 22.0 22.0 22.0 19.5 19.0 20.0 20.0 22.0 22.5 22.5
Denmark 38.0 36.9 36.9 38.0 38.0 38.0 38.0 39.1 39.1 39.1 38.0 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.4 39.7
Estonia 18.8 18.8 18.8 20.8 20.8 22.8 22.8 19.8 20.8 19.0 19.8 23.8 26.7 26.7 28.7 28.7
Finland 37.5 37.5 38.0 41.5 41.5 40.0 40.0 42.5 42.5 42.5 42.5 41.5 42.0 42.0 41.5 46.0
France 12.2 12.2 12.2 18.2 18.2 18.9 18.9 18.9 26.9 26.2 26.2 26.2 25.8 39.0 39.7 39.5
Georgia 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 6.0 5.1 6.5 6.6 12.0 12.0 11.3 11.3 16.0 16.0 14.8 14.1
Germany 32.8 31.8 31.6 31.6 32.2 32.8 32.8 32.9 32.9 36.5 36.5 36.5 37.0 30.8 30.9 31.2
Greece 14.0 13.0 13.0 14.7 14.7 17.3 17.3 18.7 21.0 21.0 23.0 19.7 18.3 18.3 18.7 20.7
Hungary 9.1 9.1 10.4 11.1 11.1 11.1 9.1 8.8 8.8 9.4 10.1 10.1 10.1 10.1 12.6 12.1
Iceland 30.2 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 42.9 42.9 39.7 39.7 39.7 41.3 41.3 47.6 38.1 38.1 38.1
Ireland 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.9 13.9 15.1 15.1 15.7 16.3 16.3 22.1 22.1 22.1 20.9
Israel 15.0 15.0 14.2 14.2 14.2 19.2 19.2 20.0 21.7 22.5 22.5 26.7 27.5 27.5 29.2 23.3
Italy 11.5 11.5 17.3 17.3 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.6 21.4 31.4 30.9 30.9 30.9 30.9 35.7 35.7
Kazakhstan 10.4 10.4 10.4 15.9 15.9 17.8 17.8 24.3 24.3 25.2 26.2 26.2 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.1
Kyrgyzstan 10.0 0.0 0.0 25.6 25.6 25.6 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2 19.2
Latvia 21.0 21.0 19.0 20.0 20.0 22.0 20.0 23.0 23.0 25.0 18.0 18.0 16.0 16.0 31.0 30.0
Liechtenstein 12.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 24.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0
Lithuania 22.0 22.0 24.8 22.7 17.7 19.1 19.1 19.1 24.5 24.1 23.4 23.4 21.3 21.3 21.3 24.1
Luxembourg 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 23.3 20.0 20.0 25.0 21.7 28.3 28.3 28.3 28.3 28.3 25.0 30.0
Malta 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 14.3 12.9 12.9 12.5 11.9 11.9 13.4
Monaco 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 25.0 26.1 26.1 19.1 19.1 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 33.3 33.3
Montenegro .. .. 8.6 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1 12.3 17.3 14.8 17.3 17.3 23.5 23.5 23.5 29.6
Netherlands 36.7 36.7 36.7 39.3 41.3 42.0 40.7 40.7 38.7 38.7 37.3 37.3 38.0 36.0 31.3 33.3
North Macedonia 19.2 19.2 28.3 29.2 31.7 32.5 32.5 30.9 32.5 34.1 33.3 33.3 31.7 37.5 38.3 40.0
Norway 38.2 37.9 37.9 36.1 36.1 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 39.6 41.4 40.8 41.4
Poland 20.2 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.2 20.0 20.0 23.7 23.7 24.4 24.1 27.4 28.0 28.0 29.1 28.7
Portugal 19.1 21.3 21.3 28.3 28.3 27.4 27.4 28.7 28.7 31.3 31.3 34.8 34.8 34.8 35.6 40.0
Republic of Moldova 15.8 21.8 21.8 21.8 21.8 23.8 18.8 19.8 19.8 18.8 20.8 21.8 22.8 22.8 22.8 24.8
Romania 11.4 11.2 11.2 9.4 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.2 13.3 13.5 13.7 13.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 21.9
Russian Federation 9.8 9.8 9.8 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 15.8 15.8 15.8 15.8
San Marino 16.7 16.7 11.7 11.7 15.0 16.7 16.7 18.3 16.7 18.3 16.7 16.7 26.7 26.7 25.0 31.7
Serbia .. .. 20.4 20.4 21.6 21.6 21.6 22.0 33.2 33.6 34.0 34.0 34.4 34.4 37.6 37.6
Slovakia 16.7 16.7 20.0 19.3 19.3 18.0 15.3 16.0 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.7
Slovenia 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 13.3 14.4 14.4 32.2 32.2 33.3 36.7 36.7 36.7 36.7 24.4 27.8
Spain 36.0 36.0 36.0 36.6 36.3 36.6 36.6 36.0 36.0 39.7 41.1 40.0 39.1 39.1 41.1 44.0
Sweden 45.3 45.3 47.3 47.0 47.0 46.4 45.0 44.7 44.7 45.0 43.5 43.5 43.5 43.5 47.3 47.0
Switzerland 25.0 25.0 25.0 28.5 28.5 29.0 29.0 28.5 29.0 31.0 30.5 32.0 32.5 32.5 32.5 41.5
Tajikistan 12.7 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 19.1 19.1 19.1 15.9 16.9 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1
Turkey 4.4 4.4 4.4 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1 14.2 14.2 14.4 14.4 14.9 14.9 14.6 17.4 17.3
Turkmenistan .. 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 26.4 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.0 25.0
Ukraine 5.3 5.3 8.7 8.2 8.2 8.0 8.0 8.0 9.4 9.7 11.8 12.1 12.3 12.3 11.6 20.8
United Kingdom 18.1 19.7 19.7 19.5 19.5 19.5 22.0 22.3 22.5 22.6 22.8 29.4 30.0 32.0 32.0 33.9
United States 14.9 15.2 16.3 16.8 17.0 16.8 16.8 16.8 17.8 18.3 19.4 19.4 19.1 19.5 23.6 23.4
Uzbekistan 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 32.0
INDICATOR 5.5.1 (a)
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments. The proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments, currently as at 1 February of reporting year, is currently measured as the number of seats held by women members in single or lower chambers of national parliaments, expressed as a percentage of all occupied seats.
TARGET 5.5
Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
GOAL 5
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
See United Nations Global SDG Database

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