Afghanistan: Women in parliament

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 Afghanistan

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 27.02
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2021
 Average 27.56
 Min - Max 27.02 - 27.87
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2005 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 27.56 percent with a minimum of 27.02 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 27.87 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 27.02 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 183 countries is 24.59 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Women in parliament - recent values

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Afghanistan - Women in parliament - historical chart - 2005-2021




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


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 Happiness index 1.28 2023 points
 Human development 0.478 2021 points
 Women in parliament 27.02 2021 percent
 Land area 652,230 2021 sq. km
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