Nigeria: Women in parliament

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 Nigeria

Women in parliament, percent

 Latest value 3.61
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2022
 Average 5.52
 Min - Max 3.38 - 7.22
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2000 to 2022. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 5.52 percent with a minimum of 3.38 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 7.22 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 3.61 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
Nigeria - Women in parliament - Recent values chart

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Nigeria - Women in parliament - historical chart - 2000-2022




Definition: Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.

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