Netherlands: Women in parliament

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 Netherlands

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 40.67
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 37.21
 Min - Max 31.33 - 42.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 1997 to 2022. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 37.21 percent with a minimum of 31.33 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 42 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2022 is 40.67 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
Netherlands - Women in parliament - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Netherlands - 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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