New Zealand: Women in parliament

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 New Zealand

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 50.42
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2022
 Average 34.15
 Min - Max 28.33 - 50.42
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for New Zealand from 1997 to 2022. The average value for New Zealand during that period was 34.15 percent with a minimum of 28.33 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 50.42 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 50.42 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
New Zealand - Women in parliament - Recent values chart

Historical chart
New Zealand - 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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