Female members of parliament

  •  02/06/2017

In 2016, 41% of elected representatives in the Chamber of Representatives, the Senate and the regional and community parliaments in Belgium were women. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this proportion must be increased to 50%.

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Female members of parliament

percentage of members in national and regional parliaments

 2003200520102011201220132014201520162016//20032016//2011
Belgium29.632.839.539.739.240.341.340.741.02.50.6
EU-2823.527.128.429.229.630.230.631.331.52.31.6
//: average growth rates

European Institute for Gender Equality (2017), Gender Statistics Database, Women and men in decision making, http://eige.europa.eu/ (consulted on 20/11/2017).

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