India: Women in parliament

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 India

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 14.94
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 10.54
 Min - Max 7.16 - 14.94
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1997 to 2022. The average value for India during that period was 10.54 percent with a minimum of 7.16 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 14.94 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 14.94 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
India - Women in parliament - recent values

Historical chart
India - 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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