Indicator 5.5.1 (b)

Indicator 5.5.1 (b)

Proportion of seats held by women in local governments, %

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 local government.

INDICATOR 5.5.1 (b)
Proportion of seats held by women in local governments. 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 local government.
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 (b)

Indicator 5.5.1 (b)

Proportion of seats held by women in local governments, %

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INDICATOR 5.5.1 (b)
Proportion of seats held by women in local governments. 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 local government.
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 (b)

Indicator 5.5.1 (b)

Proportion of seats held by women in local governments, %

INDICATOR 5.5.1 (b)
Proportion of seats held by women in local governments. 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 local government.
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 (b)

Indicator 5.5.1 (b)

Proportion of seats held by women in local governments, %

Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Albania .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 34.8 36.1 36.9 .. 43.6
Andorra .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.8 35.8 35.8 35.8 ..
Armenia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 9.0 ..
Austria .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.8
Azerbaijan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.0 .. .. .. 35.0 ..
Belarus .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 48.2 48.2 ..
Belgium .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 39.0 ..
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.6 .. 18.6 ..
Bulgaria .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.0 .. .. 26.0 27.2
Canada .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.6 .. .. 26.6 ..
Croatia 11.1 .. .. .. 17.5 .. .. .. 19.9 .. .. .. 26.4 26.4 ..
Czechia 22.6 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9 26.3 26.3 26.3 26.3 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.9 ..
Denmark 27.8 .. .. .. 32.1 .. .. .. 30.5 .. .. .. 33.3 33.3 ..
Estonia 29.6 .. .. .. 29.6 .. .. .. 31.1 .. .. .. 28.6 .. ..
Finland .. .. .. 36.7 .. .. .. 36.2 .. .. .. .. 39.0 39.0 ..
France .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.4 .. .. 40.4 ..
Georgia .. .. .. 11.5 11.8 12.0 10.3 10.4 .. 11.5 .. .. 13.5 13.5 ..
Germany .. .. .. 25.6 .. .. 26.1 .. .. .. 27.1 .. 27.0 27.0 27.5
Hungary .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.5 .. .. .. 28.5 30.5
Iceland 31.5 35.9 35.9 35.9 35.9 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0 47.0 ..
Ireland .. .. .. .. 17.3 .. .. .. .. 20.1 .. .. .. 20.1 23.9
Israel .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17.1 ..
Italy .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.4 31.8
Kazakhstan .. .. 17.0 17.0 17.0 16.9 17.0 18.2 18.1 18.4 18.8 22.2 22.1 22.2 ..
Latvia 42.3 .. .. .. 35.5 .. .. .. 31.2 .. .. .. 34.0 34.0 ..
Liechtenstein 25.6 25.6 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 39.1
Lithuania .. .. 22.2 .. .. .. 22.4 .. .. .. 24.6 .. .. 24.6 29.4
Luxembourg .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 25.1 25.1 ..
Malta .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17.5 21.3 21.7 22.6 22.4 21.9 22.0 26.3
Montenegro .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 27.8 .. ..
Netherlands .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.5 31.8
Norway .. .. 39.1 .. .. .. 38.2 .. .. .. 39.4 39.4 39.4 39.4 40.8
Poland 18.4 21.1 21.3 21.4 21.6 24.6 24.9 24.9 25.0 26.5 26.6 26.8 26.9 .. ..
Republic of Moldova .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.6
Romania .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.5 .. 12.5 ..
Serbia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.6 .. .. .. 31.2 .. 31.2 ..
Slovakia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.9 ..
Slovenia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 33.6 ..
Spain .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 33.0 33.1 33.8 .. .. 33.8 38.5
Sweden 42.9 42.9 42.9 42.9 42.9 43.5 43.5 43.5 43.5 44.2 44.2 44.2 44.2 43.8 ..
Switzerland .. .. .. .. 31.2 30.4 30.0 29.4 29.6 29.9 29.3 30.7 31.3 31.3 ..
Turkey .. .. .. .. 4.2 .. .. .. .. 9.9 .. .. .. 9.9 10.1
Turkmenistan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 21.9 21.9
United Kingdom .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 34.3
Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Albania .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 34.8 36.1 36.9 .. 43.6
Andorra .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.8 35.8 35.8 35.8 ..
Armenia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 9.0 ..
Austria .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.8
Azerbaijan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.0 .. .. .. 35.0 ..
Belarus .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 48.2 48.2 ..
Belgium .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 39.0 ..
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.6 .. 18.6 ..
Bulgaria .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.0 .. .. 26.0 27.2
Canada .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.6 .. .. 26.6 ..
Croatia 11.1 .. .. .. 17.5 .. .. .. 19.9 .. .. .. 26.4 26.4 ..
Czechia 22.6 24.9 24.9 24.9 24.9 26.3 26.3 26.3 26.3 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.9 ..
Denmark 27.8 .. .. .. 32.1 .. .. .. 30.5 .. .. .. 33.3 33.3 ..
Estonia 29.6 .. .. .. 29.6 .. .. .. 31.1 .. .. .. 28.6 .. ..
Finland .. .. .. 36.7 .. .. .. 36.2 .. .. .. .. 39.0 39.0 ..
France .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.4 .. .. 40.4 ..
Georgia .. .. .. 11.5 11.8 12.0 10.3 10.4 .. 11.5 .. .. 13.5 13.5 ..
Germany .. .. .. 25.6 .. .. 26.1 .. .. .. 27.1 .. 27.0 27.0 27.5
Hungary .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.5 .. .. .. 28.5 30.5
Iceland 31.5 35.9 35.9 35.9 35.9 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8 44.0 44.0 44.0 44.0 47.0 ..
Ireland .. .. .. .. 17.3 .. .. .. .. 20.1 .. .. .. 20.1 23.9
Israel .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17.1 ..
Italy .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.4 31.8
Kazakhstan .. .. 17.0 17.0 17.0 16.9 17.0 18.2 18.1 18.4 18.8 22.2 22.1 22.2 ..
Latvia 42.3 .. .. .. 35.5 .. .. .. 31.2 .. .. .. 34.0 34.0 ..
Liechtenstein 25.6 25.6 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 24.8 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 39.1
Lithuania .. .. 22.2 .. .. .. 22.4 .. .. .. 24.6 .. .. 24.6 29.4
Luxembourg .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 25.1 25.1 ..
Malta .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17.5 21.3 21.7 22.6 22.4 21.9 22.0 26.3
Montenegro .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 27.8 .. ..
Netherlands .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.5 31.8
Norway .. .. 39.1 .. .. .. 38.2 .. .. .. 39.4 39.4 39.4 39.4 40.8
Poland 18.4 21.1 21.3 21.4 21.6 24.6 24.9 24.9 25.0 26.5 26.6 26.8 26.9 .. ..
Republic of Moldova .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.6
Romania .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.5 .. 12.5 ..
Serbia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.6 .. .. .. 31.2 .. 31.2 ..
Slovakia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.9 ..
Slovenia .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 33.6 ..
Spain .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 33.0 33.1 33.8 .. .. 33.8 38.5
Sweden 42.9 42.9 42.9 42.9 42.9 43.5 43.5 43.5 43.5 44.2 44.2 44.2 44.2 43.8 ..
Switzerland .. .. .. .. 31.2 30.4 30.0 29.4 29.6 29.9 29.3 30.7 31.3 31.3 ..
Turkey .. .. .. .. 4.2 .. .. .. .. 9.9 .. .. .. 9.9 10.1
Turkmenistan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 21.9 21.9
United Kingdom .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 34.3
INDICATOR 5.5.1 (b)
Proportion of seats held by women in local governments. 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 local government.
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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