Indicator Information


Indicators 5.5.1: Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments and local governments


Goal Type SDG
Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Targets 5.5 - Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
Indicators 5.5.1.a : Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament
Data Source LPAD
Unit %
Data Frequency Annual (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
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Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status ( % )
2020(Target) Total 33.00
2025(Target) Total 35.00
2030(Target) Total 40.00
Goal Type SDG
Goal 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Targets 5.5 - Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life
Indicators 5.5.1.b : Proportion of seats held by women in local governments
Data Source (1) LGD (2) LPAD
Unit %
Data Frequency Annual (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
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Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status ( % )
2016 Total 23.0000
2018
Total 25.2100
City corporation, Tier of local government 26.5400
Municipality, Tier of local government 25.0700
Zilla parishad, Tier of local government 23.8800
Upazila parishad, Tier of local government 33.8700
Union parishad, Tier of local government 25.0000
2020(Target) Total 25.00
2025(Target) Total 27.00
2030(Target) Total 33.00
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