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Afghanistan 25%
Albania 21%
Algeria 26%
Andorra 39%
Angola 37%
Antigua and Barbuda 26%
Argentina 37%
Armenia 11%
Australia 31%
Austria 30%
Azerbaijan 16%
Bahamas 17%
Bahrain 15%
Bangladesh 20%
Barbados 20%
Belarus 29%
Belgium 42%
Belize 13%
Benin 7%
Bhutan 8%
Bolivia 52%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 19%
Botswana 10%
Brazil 11%
Brunei - 1
Bulgaria 20%
Burkina Faso 13%
Burundi 35%
Cambodia 19%
Cameroon 27%
Canada 28%
Cape Verde 21%
Central African Republic - 1
Chad 15%
Channel Islands - 1
Chile 16%
China 24%
Colombia 21%
Comoros 3%
Congo 12%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 8%
Costa Rica 33%
Cote d'Ivoire 9%
Croatia 26%
Cuba 49%
Curacao - 1
Cyprus 13%
Czech Republic 20%
Denmark 38%
Djibouti 13%
Dominica 22%
Dominican Republic 19%
Ecuador 42%
Egypt - 1
El Salvador 32%
Equatorial Guinea 20%
Eritrea 22%
Estonia 24%
Ethiopia 26%
Federated States of Micronesia 0%
Fiji 14%
Finland 42%
France 26%
French Guiana - 1
French Polynesia - 1
Gabon 16%
Gambia 9%
Georgia 11%
Germany 37%
Ghana 11%
Greece 23%
Grenada 25%
Guadeloupe - 1
Guam - 1
Guatemala 13%
Guinea 22%
Guinea-Bissau 14%
Guyana 31%
Haiti 3%
Honduras 26%
Hong Kong, SAR - 1
Hungary 10%
Iceland 41%
India 12%
Indonesia 17%
Iran 3%
Iraq 27%
Ireland 20%
Israel 24%
Italy 30%
Jamaica 17%
Japan 12%
Jordan 12%
Kazakhstan 20%
Kenya 21%
Kiribati 9%
Korea, North 16%
Korea, South 16%
Kosovo - 1
Kuwait 2%
Kyrgyzstan 23%
Laos 25%
Latvia 18%
Lebanon 3%
Lesotho 25%
Liberia 11%
Libya 16%
Liechtenstein 20%
Lithuania 23%
Luxembourg 28%
Macao, SAR - 1
Macedonia 33%
Madagascar 21%
Malawi 17%
Malaysia 14%
Maldives 6%
Mali 9%
Malta 13%
Marshall Islands 3%
Martinique - 1
Mauritania 22%
Mauritius 12%
Mayotte - 1
Mexico 37%
Moldova 22%
Monaco 21%
Mongolia 15%
Montenegro 17%
Morocco 11%
Mozambique 40%
Myanmar 5%
Namibia 38%
Nauru 5%
Nepal 30%
Netherlands 37%
Netherlands Antilles -
New Caledonia - 1
New Zealand 31%
Nicaragua 39%
Niger 13%
Nigeria 5%
Norway 40%
Oman 10%
Pakistan 20%
Palau 10%
Palestinian Territory - 1
Panama 19%
Papua New Guinea 3%
Paraguay 17%
Peru 22%
Philippines 27%
Poland 22%
Portugal 31%
Puerto Rico - 1
Qatar 0%
Reunion - 1
Romania 12%
Russia 15%
Rwanda 58%
Samoa 6%
San Marino 17%
Sao Tome and Principe 18%
Saudi Arabia 20%
Senegal 43%
Serbia 34%
Seychelles 44%
Sierra Leone 12%
Singapore 25%
Slovakia 19%
Slovenia 28%
Solomon Islands 2%
Somalia 14%
South Africa 41%
South Sudan 24%
Spain 38%
Sri Lanka 6%
St. Kitts-Nevis 14%
St. Lucia 21%
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 13%
Sudan - 1
Suriname 12%
Swaziland 15%
Sweden 44%
Switzerland 28%
Syria 12%
Taiwan - 1
Tajikistan 15%
Tanzania 36%
Thailand 6%
Timor-Leste 38%
Togo 18%
Tonga 0%
Trinidad and Tobago 25%
Tunisia 31%
Turkey 14%
Turkmenistan 26%
Tuvalu 7%
Uganda 35%
Ukraine 12%
United Arab Emirates 18%
United Kingdom 24%
United States 20%
Uruguay 12%
Uzbekistan 16%
Vanuatu 0%
Venezuela 17%
Vietnam 24%
Western Sahara - 1
Yemen 0%
Zambia 13%
Zimbabwe 35%

Source: PRB 2015 World Population Data Sheet.

Definition: The percentage of seats in a country’s single chamber, combined higher and lower chambers of the national parliament, or other national legislature that are held by women. Data are as of May 1, 2015.

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  • 1: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

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