Indicator Information


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


Goal Type
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
Linked Indicator
DATA SOURCE (1) LPAD   (2) LGD  
Unit %
Meta Data
Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status (%)
2020(Target) Total 33.00
2025(Target) Total 35.00
2030(Target) Total 40.00
Goal Type
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
Linked Indicator
DATA SOURCE (1) LGD   (2) LPAD  
Unit %
Meta Data
Time Period Total/Disaggregation Targets Status (%)
2016 Total 23.00
2020(Target) Total 25.00
2025(Target) Total 27.00
2030(Target) Total 33.00
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