Rankings

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Women in parliament

Women as % of total seats March 2020

  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
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    50.0
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    48.2
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    47.3
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    47.0
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    46.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Andorra
    Result
    46.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    46.0
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    45.6
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    44.0
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    43.0
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    42.7
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    41.5
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    41.4
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Mozambique
    Result
    41.2
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    40.9
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    40.8
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    40.7
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Belarus
    Result
    40.0
  22. Rank
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    40.0
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    39.7
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    France
    Result
    39.5
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    39.4
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    39.3
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    38.8
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Timor-Leste
    Result
    38.5
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Macedonia
    Result
    38.3
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    38.1

Index key & notes

Notes

Lower or single house.

Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union