Iceland - Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)

Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%) in Iceland was 39.70 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 42.90 in 2010, while its lowest value was 20.60 in 1990.

Definition: Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.

Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) (www.ipu.org).

See also:

Year Value
1990 20.60
1997 25.40
1998 25.40
1999 34.90
2000 34.90
2001 34.90
2002 34.90
2003 30.20
2004 30.20
2005 33.30
2006 33.30
2007 33.30
2008 33.30
2009 42.90
2010 42.90
2011 39.70
2012 39.70

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Policy & institutions