Benin: Women in parliament

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 Benin

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 7.41
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 7.79
 Min - Max 6.02 - 10.84
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1997 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 7.79 percent with a minimum of 6.02 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 10.84 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2022 is 7.41 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
Benin - Women in parliament - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - 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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 Land area 112,760 2021 sq. km
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