Party Balance: National

This website uses data from EveryPolitician.org to compare how representation of women within political parties internationally.

For each country, it works out which parties have the largest positive and negative effect on the representation of women to establish a range of representation for each country to compare internationally.

For all national-level elected bodies covered by EveryPolitician 24.67% of members are women (4,617/18,715).

Worst to Average: If the party making the highest negative contribution improved their score to the average of all other parties, this would improve to 27.55% (4,617/18,715) - addressing 11.36% of the gender gap.

All to Best: If all parties improved their score to match the party with the highest contribution, this would improve to 38.15% (4,617/18,715) - addressing 53.24% of the gender gap.

You can explore all countries or see the comparison chart.

Read more about how we process and display this information, or read our blog post about this site.

This is a static site and may not be up to date with the most recent information. It was last built: Feb. 18, 2019, 4:40 p.m..


countries with recent elections:

United States of America - Jan. 3, 2019

Sweden - Sept. 24, 2018

Iceland - Dec. 14, 2017

Japan - Nov. 1, 2017

Germany - Oct. 24, 2017

New Zealand - Oct. 12, 2017

Norway - Oct. 1, 2017

Malta - June 24, 2017

France - June 21, 2017

United Kingdom - June 9, 2017

countries with longest coverage:

Norway (1945 - 2017)

Germany (1949 - 2017)

Israel (1949 - 2015)

Switzerland (1963 - 2015)

Finland (1970 - 2015)

Antigua and Barbuda (1971 - 2014)

Ireland (1973 - 2016)

Sweden (1976 - 2018)

United States of America (1981 - 2019)

Falkland Islands (1977 - 2013)


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