Rankings

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Women in parliament

Women as % of total seats April 2018

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    61.3
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Cuba
    Result
    53.2
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Bolivia
    Result
    53.1
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    46.2
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    45.7
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    45.6
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    43.6
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    42.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    42.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    42.0
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    41.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    41.4
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    39.6
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    39.1
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    France
    Result
    39.0
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    38.9
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    38.8
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    38.3
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    38.1
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    38.0
  21. Rank
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    38.0
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Macedonia
    Result
    37.5
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    37.4
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    37.2
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    36.7
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    36.4
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    36.0
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    35.7
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    34.8

Index key & notes

Notes

Lower or single house.

Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union