USA: Women in parliament

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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USA: Women in parliament, percent

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1997 to 2019. The average value for the USA during that period was 16.79 percent with a minimum of 11.72 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 23.5 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 23.43 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 188 countries is 22.85 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber held by women.
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