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South and Central Asia Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Afghanistan 27.3% 2006
2 Pakistan 21.3% 2006
=3 Tajikistan 17.5% 2006
=3 Uzbekistan 17.5% 2006
5 Turkmenistan 16% 2006
6 Bangladesh 15.1% 2006
7 Maldives 12% 2006
8 Kazakhstan 10.4% 2006
9 India 8.3% 2006
10 Nepal 5.9% 2006
11 Sri Lanka 4.9% 2006
12 Kyrgyzstan 3.2% 2005
13 Bhutan 2.7% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/South-and-Central-Asia/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

South and Central Asia Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

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