Bangladesh: Women in parliament

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 Bangladesh

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 20.86
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 14.94
 Min - Max 2 - 20.92
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bangladesh from 1997 to 2022. The average value for Bangladesh during that period was 14.94 percent with a minimum of 2 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 20.92 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 20.86 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 181 countries is 25.06 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
Bangladesh - Women in parliament - recent values

Historical chart
Bangladesh - Women in parliament - historical chart - 1997-2022




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 3.41 2023 points
 Human development 0.661 2021 points
 Women in parliament 20.86 2022 percent
 Land area 130,170 2021 sq. km
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