Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)
Definition: Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.
Description: The map below shows how Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Rwanda, with a value of 56.30. The country with the lowest value in the world is Belize, with a value of 0.00.
Source: United Nations, Women's Indicators and Statistics database (www.ipu.org).