Iran: Women in parliament

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 Iran

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 5.59
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 4.24
 Min - Max 2.76 - 5.88
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1997 to 2022. The average value for Iran during that period was 4.24 percent with a minimum of 2.76 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 5.88 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2022 is 5.59 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
Iran - Women in parliament - recent values

Historical chart
Iran - 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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