This map shows percentage of parliamentary seats in national parliaments held by women.
- Total number of seats in national parliaments: 38,178
- Number of seats held by men: 30,929
- Number of seats held by women: 7,249
- Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%): 19%
National parliaments can be bicameral or unicameral. This map covers the single chamber in unicameral parliaments and the lower chamber in bicameral parliaments. It does not cover the upper chamber of bicameral parliaments. Seats are usually won by members in general parliamentary elections. Seats may also be filled by nomination, appointment, indirect election, rotation of members and by-election. Seats refer to the number of parliamentary mandates, or the number of members of parliament.
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