Women in ministerial level positions

percent, 2005–2017

Info Edit
Country2005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Afghanistan10.00....3.70..7.40..12.00..11.1010.0016.70..
Albania5.30....6.70..6.70..6.70..30.0035.0040.00..
Algeria10.50....10.80..3.60..3.10..12.1020.0013.30..
American Samoa..........................
Andorra33.30....37.50..33.30..25.00..22.2025.0030.00..
Angola5.70....6.30..27.80..29.00..19.4022.2022.20..
Antigua and Barbuda15.40....9.10..11.10..11.10..11.107.707.70..
Argentina8.30....23.10..20.00..17.60..17.6022.2017.40..
Armenia....5.90..11.10..10.50..11.1011.1011.10..
Aruba..........................
Australia20.00....24.10..23.30..20.70..17.2017.2024.10..
Austria35.30....38.50..38.50..46.20..30.8030.8023.10..
Azerbaijan15.00....6.70..2.90..2.90..2.802.50..
Bahamas26.70....8.30......19.0020.0023.70..
Bahrain8.70....4.30..10.70..11.50..14.804.504.50..
Bangladesh8.30....8.30..16.00..14.30..6.706.706.30..
Barbados29.40....27.80..5.60..11.80..11.8011.8011.80..
Belarus10.00....6.50..3.20..3.40..3.4010.703.60..
Belgium21.40....23.10..33.30..41.70..41.7023.1023.10..
Belize6.30....18.20......13.3013.30..
Benin19.00....22.20..13.30..30.80..22.2014.8014.30..
Bermuda..........................
Bhutan..........10.0010.0010.00..
Bolivia6.70....23.50..20.00..45.50..33.3028.6027.30..
Bosnia and Herzegovina11.10........6.30..22.20..
Botswana26.70....27.80..11.80......12.5012.5015.80..
Brazil11.40....11.40..7.10..27.00..25.6015.404.00..
British Virgin Islands..........................
Brunei9.10....7.10........
Bulgaria23.80....23.50..17.60..18.80..41.2035.0052.90..
Burkina Faso14.80....14.30..17.90..12.00..13.8012.5013.00..
Burundi10.70....29.60..28.60..34.80..36.4034.8022.70..
Cape Verde18.80....35.70..53.30..47.10..47.1052.9025.00..
Cambodia7.10....6.90..9.70..4.90..4.707.009.10..
Cameroon11.10....11.60..11.80..14.00..14.9014.0017.10..
Canada23.10....16.00..29.70..26.90..32.0030.8051.70..
Cayman Islands..........................
Central African Republic10.00....12.50..12.00..20.70....24.1017.40..
Chad11.50....17.20..6.90..12.10..15.2013.6014.30..
Channel Islands..........................
Chile16.70....40.90..45.50..18.20..39.1034.8034.80..
China6.30....8.60..11.50..11.50..8.3011.5010.00..
Colombia35.70....23.10..21.40..33.30..31.3029.4035.30..
Comoros............20.00..20.0020.00..
Congo (Kinshasa)12.50....12.10..12.50......10.308.1011.60..
Congo (Brazzaville)14.70....13.20..13.50..13.50..10.5010.5022.90..
Costa Rica25.00....29.40..35.00..29.20..25.0040.9030.40..
Ivory Coast17.10....12.50..12.50..13.90..15.6016.7020.90..
Croatia33.30....23.50..15.80..19.20..20.0020.0020.00..
Cuba16.20....18.80..25.00..22.60..22.6031.0025.90..
Curacao..........................
Cyprus....18.20..9.10..27.30..9.109.109.10..
Czech Republic11.10....12.50..17.60..13.30..7.1018.8017.60..
Denmark33.30....36.80..42.10..39.10..45.5026.3042.90..
Djibouti5.30....9.10..10.50..13.00..5.305.305.60..
Dominica....21.40..20.00..13.30..15.4025.0031.30..
Dominican Republic14.30....14.50..8.70..13.00..16.0019.2020.80..
Ecuador14.30....35.30..32.50..40.00..22.2023.7027.50..
Egypt5.90....6.50..9.40..10.30..10.3011.8011.80..
El Salvador35.30....38.90..15.40..11.10..7.1021.4021.40..
Equatorial Guinea4.50....14.00..3.70..8.80..8.708.709.70..
Eritrea17.60....17.60..25.00..23.50..25.0016.7016.70..
Estonia15.40....23.10..8.30..8.30..16.7046.2028.60..
Ethiopia5.90....9.50..7.40..9.70..13.0012.5010.00..
Faroe Islands..........................
Fiji9.10....8.30..9.10..11.10..9.1013.3015.40..
Finland47.10....57.90..63.20..50.00..50.0062.5038.50..
France17.60....46.70..26.30..20.80..48.6050.0052.90..
French Polynesia..........................
Gabon11.80....16.70..20.70..14.30..18.8012.5017.90..
Gambia20.00....27.80..31.30..31.30..27.8021.10....
Georgia22.20....17.60..5.60..15.80..21.1015.8011.10..
Germany46.20....33.30..33.30..33.30..33.3033.3033.30..
Ghana11.80....15.90..21.60..18.40..22.5023.1017.40..
Gibraltar..........................
Greece5.60....11.80..31.30..5.60..5.3010.0021.10..
Greenland..........................
Grenada40.00....50.00..18.80..21.40..30.8046.2031.30..
Guam..........................
Guatemala25.00....6.70......26.7020.0018.80..
Guinea15.40....15.80..16.10..12.90..14.7014.7023.30..
Guinea Bissau37.50....25.00..23.50..18.80....31.30..
Guyana22.20....26.30..31.30..29.40..27.8029.4016.70..
Haiti25.00....11.10..22.20..16.70..35.0020.00....
Honduras14.30........35.70..17.60..17.6017.4027.30..
Hong Kong..........................
Hungary11.80....21.40....10.00..11.10..
Iceland27.30....36.40..45.50..50.00..37.5044.4040.00..
India3.40....10.30..10.00..9.80..9.3022.2018.50..
Indonesia10.80....10.80..14.30..11.40..11.8022.9025.70..
Iran6.70....3.20..3.00..9.10..10.0010.009.70..
Iraq18.80....10.30..10.30..3.80..3.706.1010.50..
Ireland21.40....21.40..21.40..14.30..14.3028.6026.70..
Isle of Man..........................
Israel16.70....12.00..6.70..10.30..18.2018.2019.00..
Italy8.30....24.00..21.70..16.70..30.0043.8027.80..
Jamaica17.60....11.10..12.50..20.00..20.0020.0016.70..
Japan12.50....11.80..11.80..11.80..11.1022.2015.80..
Jordan10.70....14.80..6.90..6.70..11.1011.107.10..
Kazakhstan17.60....5.60..5.00..15.80..20.0013.305.60..
Kenya10.30........15.00..15.40..33.3030.0022.70..
Kiribati....7.70..7.70..20.00..23.1021.40..
South Korea5.60....5.00..12.50..11.10..11.805.909.10..
Kosovo..........................
Kuwait....6.70..6.70..6.30..6.706.706.70..
Kyrgyzstan12.50....18.80..10.00..10.50..14.3015.0014.30..
Laos....11.10..10.30..11.50..11.5010.307.40..
Latvia23.50....22.20..21.40..30.80..30.8023.1023.10..
Lebanon6.90....4.50..6.90....4.303.40..
Lesotho27.80....31.60..31.60..36.80..21.7021.7018.20..
Liberia13.60....20.00..30.40..22.70..21.1020.0015.80..
Libya..........8.30..3.60......
Liechtenstein20.00....20.00..40.00..40.00..40.0050.0040.00..
Lithuania15.40....23.10..14.30..14.30..7.1021.4021.40..
Luxembourg14.30....14.30..26.70..26.70..26.7026.7020.00..
Macau..........................
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)16.70....13.60..9.50..13.60..8.708.00....
Madagascar5.90....12.50..17.20..26.50..31.3020.0017.90..
Malawi14.30....23.80..27.30..21.10..32.0011.1022.20..
Malaysia9.10....9.40..6.70..6.50..6.305.708.30..
Maldives11.80....14.30..6.70..21.40..17.6012.5017.60..
Mali18.50....23.10..21.40..13.80..12.1016.1024.20..
Malta15.40....15.40..25.00..22.20..14.307.106.30..
Marshall Islands....10.00..10.00..10.00..10.0010.0010.00..
Mauritania9.10....12.00..23.10..11.50..13.0026.9030.80..
Mauritius8.00....10.00......8.00..8.3012.0010.00..
Mexico9.40....15.80..10.50..21.10..17.6017.6015.80..
Micronesia......14.30..16.70..22.20..25.0025.0025.00..
Moldova11.10....10.50..5.30..5.60..27.8027.8022.20..
Monaco......20.00..20.00..20.0020.0020.00..
Mongolia5.90....20.00..7.10..7.10..16.7011.1013.30..
Montenegro......6.30..5.00..5.90..16.7016.7020.00..
Morocco5.90....19.20..11.10..3.30....15.8013.00..
Mozambique13.00....25.90..25.90..27.60..28.6028.6023.80..
Burma (Myanmar)................2.605.305.00..
Namibia19.00....25.00..24.00..22.70..21.7021.7024.00..
Nauru..........16.7016.7016.70..
Nepal7.40....20.00..7.70..15.40....13.603.70..
Netherlands36.00....33.30..23.50..33.30..46.7046.7037.50..
New Caledonia..........................
New Zealand23.10....32.10..28.60..28.60..29.6033.3037.00..
Nicaragua14.30....33.30..38.50..46.20..57.1047.1052.90..
Niger23.10....25.80..22.60..26.10..12.9012.9016.20..
Nigeria10.00....22.70..9.70..28.10..25.0024.1012.00..
Northern Mariana Islands..........................
Norway44.40....55.60..52.60..52.60..47.1047.1038.90..
Oman10.00....9.10..9.40..6.90..6.706.706.30..
Pakistan5.60....3.60..7.50..10.00....
Palau12.50......25.00..12.50..12.5012.50..
Panama14.30....23.10..26.70..29.40..31.6027.8029.40..
Papua New Guinea......3.60..3.70....3.103.103.10..
Paraguay30.80....18.90..21.70..7.10..25.007.7015.40..
Peru11.80....29.40..22.20..16.70..44.4022.2036.80..
Philippines25.00....9.10..13.60..18.20..16.0020.0025.00..
Poland5.90....26.30..27.80..22.20..16.7027.8022.70..
Portugal16.70....12.50..31.30..18.20..21.4028.6022.20..
Puerto Rico..........................
Qatar7.70....7.70......5.005.006.30..
Romania12.50......6.30..16.70..22.2014.3024.00..
Russia....9.50..16.70..15.80..6.706.509.70..
Rwanda35.70....16.70..33.30..32.00..39.3035.5047.40..
Samoa7.70....23.10..23.10..7.70..7.707.7015.40..
San Marino12.50....20.00..20.00..20.00..11.10..
Saint Thomas and Principe14.30....25.00..38.50..9.10..15.407.7018.20..
Saudi Arabia............
Senegal20.60....17.90..12.90..25.00..16.1020.0020.00..
Serbia......16.70..19.20..15.00..9.1022.2026.30..
Seychelles12.50....20.00..20.00..22.20..23.1025.0030.80..
Sierra Leone13.00....14.30..8.00..7.70..10.306.9013.80..
Singapore......5.00....5.905.605.30..
Saint Martin (Netherlands)..........................
Slovakia9.50....13.30..13.30..14.30..7.1011.9014.30..
Slovenia6.30....17.60..22.20..7.70..18.2043.8050.00..
Solomon Islands..........4.304.30..
Somalia..............5.60..8.008.006.70..
South Africa41.40....44.80..34.30..40.00..37.1041.7041.70..
South Sudan..............16.70..22.7022.7020.00..
Spain50.00....43.80..52.90..30.80..30.8030.8038.50..
Sri Lanka10.30....5.70..5.90......2.907.104.30..
Saint Kitts and Nevis..........11.10..12.5012.5011.10..
Saint Lucia8.30........7.70..15.40..15.4015.4027.30..
Saint Martin (France)..........................
Saint Vincent and Grenadines20.00....21.40..21.40..18.20..10.009.109.10..
Sudan2.60....6.30..6.30..9.10..16.1015.2011.40..
Suriname11.80....16.70......11.10..5.605.6022.20..
Swaziland13.30....18.80..26.30..23.80..26.3026.3026.30..
Sweden52.40....47.60..45.00..52.20..56.5052.2052.20..
Switzerland14.30....42.90..42.90..42.90..42.9042.9028.60..
Syria6.30....6.30..6.30..10.00..8.805.906.10..
Tajikistan3.10....5.90..5.90..6.30..11.1011.105.90..
Tanzania15.40....20.70..26.90..27.60..36.7032.3020.00..
Thailand7.70....10.00..12.50..8.70..8.304.2011.10..
Timor Leste22.20....25.00..21.40..23.10..11.8012.5018.80..
Togo20.00....9.50..14.30..22.60..21.4020.7020.00..
Tonga..........8.30..8.30..9.10..
Trinidad and Tobago18.20....36.40..34.50..18.40..6.509.7028.60..
Tunisia7.10....7.10..3.80..6.90..3.7010.5023.10..
Turkey4.30....4.20..7.70..4.00..4.004.003.80..
Turkmenistan9.50....7.10..6.30..9.40..8.805.702.90..
Turks and Caicos..........................
Tuvalu........14.30..12.5014.3014.30..
Uganda23.40....28.00..32.00..32.10..32.1029.6036.70..
Ukraine5.60....4.30..4.30....14.3010.5013.00..
United Arab Emirates5.60....8.00..16.70..18.20..15.4016.7026.70..
United Kingdom28.60....22.70..22.60..17.20..15.6022.7030.80..
United States14.30....23.80..33.30..27.30..31.8026.10....
Uruguay....28.60..21.40..7.10..14.3014.3035.70..
Uzbekistan3.60....5.30..3.20..10.50..10.5010.50....
Vanuatu8.30....7.70........
Venezuela13.60....21.40..25.90..37.80..16.1023.3024.20..
Vietnam11.50....4.20..4.20..9.10..9.109.104.20..
Virgin Islands (U.S.)..........................
West Bank and Gaza..........................
Yemen2.90....5.70..5.90..8.10..8.809.705.40..
Zambia25.00....16.70..16.70..11.80..15.0020.0033.30..
Zimbabwe14.70....16.30..18.60..13.50..11.1011.5016.10..

Women in ministerial level positions is the number of women in ministerial or equivalent positions in the government.

Source: World Bank