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This is a list of legislatures by number and percentage of female members.[1]

List of number and percentage of women in national legislatures

Women in national legislatures (as of 1 September 2022)
Country Lower House Upper House
Last Election Seats Women % W Last Election Seats* Women % W
 Rwanda 2018 80 49 61.3 2019 26 9 34.6
 Cuba 2018 586 313 53.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Nicaragua 2021 91 47 51.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Mexico 2021 500 250 50 2018 128 63 49.2
 United Arab Emirates 2019 40 20 50
Unicameral (no upper house)
 New Zealand 2020 120 59 49.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Iceland 2021 63 30 47.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Costa Rica 2022 57 27 47.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Grenada 2018 15 7 46.7 2018 13 2 15.4
 Andorra 2019 28 13 46.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bolivia 2020 130 60 46.2 2020 36 20 55.6
 South Africa 2019 396 183 46.2 2019 54 20 37
 Sweden 2018 349 161 46.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Finland 2019 200 91 45.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Norway 2021 169 76 45
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Argentina 2021 257 115 44.8 2021 72 31 43.1
 Namibia 2019 104 46 44.2 2020 42 6 14.3
 Senegal 2022 165 73 44.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Spain 2019 349 150 43 2019 265 104 39.3
 Belgium 2019 150 64 42.7 2019 60 29 48.3
  Switzerland 2019 200 85 42.5 2019 46 13 28.3
 Mozambique 2019 250 106 42.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 North Macedonia 2020 120 50 41.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Ethiopia 2021 470 195 41.5 2021 144 44 30.6
 Austria 2019 183 75 41 61 25 41
 Netherlands 2021 150 61 40.7 2019 75 24 32
 Moldova 2021 101 41 40.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Belarus 2019 110 44 40 2019 60 15 25
 Peru 2021 130 52 40
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Slovenia 2022 90 36 40 2017 40 4 10
 Timor-Leste 2018 65 26 40
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Denmark 2019 179 71 39.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Cabo Verde 2021 72 28 38.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Ecuador 2021 137 53 38.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Serbia 2022 249 96 38.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Australia 2022 151 58 38.4 2022 76 43 56.6
 Burundi 2020 123 47 38.2 2020 39 16 41
 France 2022 577 215 37.3 2020 348 122 35.1
 Portugal 2022 230 85 37
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Tanzania 2022 388 143 36.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Italy 2018 630 229 36.4 2018 320 112 35
 Albania 2021 140 50 35.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Guyana 2020 70 25 35.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Armenia 2021 107 38 35.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Chile 2021 155 55 35.5 2021 50 12 24
 Germany 2021 736 257 34.9 71 24 33.8
 United Kingdom 2019 650 225 34.6 776 222 28.6
 Dominica 2019 32 11 34.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Cameroon 2020 180 61 33.9 2018 100 26 26
 Uganda 2021 556 188 33.8
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Angola 2022 220 74 33.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
   Nepal 2017 271 91 33.6 2022 59 22 37.3
 Luxembourg 2018 60 20 33.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Monaco 2018 24 8 33.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 San Marino 2019 60 20 33.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Uzbekistan 2019 144 48 33.3 2020 100 23 23
 South Sudan 2021 550 178 32.4 2021 84 27 32.1
 Croatia 2020 151 48 31.8
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Chad 2021 93 29 31.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Zimbabwe 2018 265 81 30.6 2018 77 34 44.2
 Canada 2021 338 103 30.5 92 45 48.9
 Vietnam 2021 499 151 30.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Israel 2021 120 36 30
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Guinea 2022 81 24 29.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Suriname 2020 51 15 29.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Singapore 2020 103 30 29.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Colombia 2022 187 54 28.9 2022 108 32 29.6
 Iraq 2021 329 95 28.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Jamaica 2020 63 18 28.6 2020 21 8 38.1
 Lithuania 2020 141 40 28.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 United States 2020 430 122 28.4 2020 100 24 24
 Poland 2019 460 130 28.3 2019 100 24 24
 Liechtenstein 2021 25 7 28
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Dominican Republic 2020 190 53 27.9 2020 32 4 12.5
 Malta 2022 79 22 27.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Egypt 2020 592 164 27.7 2020 300 40 13.3
 El Salvador 2021 84 23 27.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Kazakhstan 2021 106 29 27.4 2020 48 9 18.8
 Honduras 2021 128 35 27.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Philippines 2022 311 85 27.3 2022 24 7 29.2
 Montenegro 2020 81 22 27.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Latvia 2018 100 27 27
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Tajikistan 2020 63 17 27 2020 31 8 25.8
 Barbados 2022 30 8 26.7 2022 19 8 42.1
 Mali 2020 121 32 26.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Tunisia 2019 217 57 26.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 42 11 26.2 2019 15 3 20
 Djibouti 2018 65 17 26.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Trinidad and Tobago 2020 42 11 26.2 2020 32 13 40.6
 Niger 2020 166 43 25.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Turkmenistan 2018 116 30 25.9 2021 55 14 25.5
 Estonia 2019 101 26 25.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Czech Republic 2021 200 51 25.5 2020 81 12 14.8
 Uruguay 2019 99 25 25.3 2019 31 10 32.3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2020 16 4 25
Unicameral (no upper house)
 China 2018 2975 742 24.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Lesotho 2017 115 28 24.4 2017 33 7 21.2
 Morocco 2021 395 95 24.1 2021 120 15 12.5
 Sao Tome and Principe 2018 55 13 23.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Ireland 2020 160 37 23.1 2020 59 23 39
 Kenya 2022 350 81 23.1 2022 68 21 30.9
 Malawi 2019 192 44 22.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Seychelles 2020 35 8 22.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bulgaria 2021 240 54 22.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Panama 2019 71 16 22.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Equatorial Guinea 2017 100 22 22 2017 72 12 16.7
 Laos 2021 164 36 22
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Indonesia 2019 575 126 21.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Slovakia 2020 150 32 21.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Greece 2019 300 63 21
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bangladesh 2018 350 73 20.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Cambodia 2018 125 26 20.8 2018 62 10 16.1
 Kyrgyzstan 2021 88 18 20.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Pakistan 2018 342 70 20.5 2021 100 19 19
 Mauritania 2018 153 31 20.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Ukraine 2019 423 86 20.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Mauritius 2019 70 14 20
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Saudi Arabia 2020 151 30 19.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Burkina Faso 2022 71 14 19.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Somalia 2021 274 54 19.7 2021 54 14 25.9
 Fiji 2018 51 10 19.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Guatemala 2019 160 31 19.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Georgia 2020 147 28 19.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Romania 2020 330 63 19.1 2020 136 25 18.4
 Togo 2018 91 17 18.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 South Korea 2020 295 55 18.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Brazil 2022 513 95 18.5 2018 81 15 18.5
 Madagascar 2019 151 28 18.5 2020 18 2 11.1
 Azerbaijan 2020 120 22 18.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2020 22 4 18.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bahamas 2021 39 7 18 2021 16 4 25
 North Korea 2019 687 121 17.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Paraguay 2018 80 14 17.5 2018 45 7 15.6
 Bhutan 2018 46 8 17.4 2018 24 3 12.5
 Turkey 2018 582 101 17.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Mongolia 2020 76 13 17.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Comoros 2020 24 4 16.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Libya 2014 170 28 16.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Russian Federation 2021 450 73 16.2 169 37 21.9
 Thailand 2019 489 77 15.8 2019 248 26 10.5
 Gabon 2018 143 22 15.4 2021 67 16 23.9
 Zambia 2021 166 25 15.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Bahrain 2018 40 6 15 2018 40 9 22.5
 Malaysia 2018 220 33 15 55 10 18.2
 India 2019 542 81 14.9 2022 237 33 13.9
 Congo 2022 151 22 14.6 2017 69 13 18.8
 Ghana 2020 275 40 14.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Cyprus 2021 56 8 14.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Côte d'Ivoire 2021 254 36 14.2 2018 99 19 19.2
 Hungary 2022 199 28 14.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Guinea-Bissau 2019 102 14 13.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Eswatini 2018 74 10 13.5 2018 30 12 40
 Samoa 2021 54 7 13
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Central African Republic 2020 140 18 12.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018 500 64 12.8 2019 109 26 23.9
 Belize 2020 32 4 12.5 2020 14 5 35.7
 Jordan 2020 130 16 12.3 2020 65 7 10.8
 Sierra Leone 2018 146 18 12.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Syrian Arab Republic 2020 250 28 11.2
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Antigua and Barbuda 2018 18 2 11.1 2018 17 9 52.9
 Botswana 2019 63 7 11.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Saint Lucia 2021 18 2 11.1 2021 11 5 45.5
 Liberia 2017 73 8 11 2020 30 2 6.7
 Nauru 2019 19 2 10.5
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Japan 2021 464 46 9.9 2022 248 64 25.8
 Brunei 2017 33 3 9.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Gambia 2022 58 5 8.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Algeria 2021 407 33 8.1 2022 164 7 4.3
 Solomon Islands 2019 50 4 8
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Benin 2019 81 6 7.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Micronesia 2021 14 1 7.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Kiribati 2020 45 3 6.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Lebanon 2022 128 8 6.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Palau 2020 16 1 6.3 2020 13 1 7.7
 Tuvalu 2019 16 1 6.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Marshall Islands 2019 33 2 6.1
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Iran 2020 286 16 5.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Sri Lanka 2020 225 12 5.3
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Maldives 2019 87 4 4.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Qatar 2021 45 2 4.4
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Tonga 2021 27 1 3.7
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Nigeria 2019 360 13 3.6 2019 109 8 7.3
 Oman 2019 86 2 2.3 2019 85 15 17.7
 Papua New Guinea 2022 110 2 1.8
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Kuwait 2020 62 1 1.6
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Vanuatu 2022 52 1 1.9
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Yemen 2003 250 0 0 2001 90 1 1.1
 Eritrea 1994
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Haiti 2015 2016 10 0 0
 Venezuela 2015
Unicameral (no upper house)
 Afghanistan Appointed[2] Aprx. 30[2] 0[3] 0
Unicameral (no upper house)[2]
 Myanmar
No data
No data
 Sudan
No data
No data
Source[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Monthly ranking of women in national parliaments". Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform. Retrieved 23 October 2022.
  2. ^ a b c Sayed, Adbul (8 September 2021). "Analysis: How Are the Taliban Organized?". Voice of America. Retrieved 28 October 2022.
  3. ^ Gannon, Kathy (7 September 2021). "Taliban form all-male Afghan government of old guard members". Associated Press. Kabul. Retrieved 29 October 2022.