The Top 5 Countries with the Highest Percentage of Women Ministers in Government
Percentage of Female Ministers
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The world average of women ministers in 2008 is 14.5%.
World regional averages in 2008 are as follows: The Americas: 22.9%, Europe: 22.4%, Africa: 18.3%, Asia/Pacific: 9.1%, Middle East: 7.1%
The 13 countries that have no female ministers in parliament as of March 31st 2008 are as follows: Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma, Libya, Monaco, Nauru, North Korea, Palau, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
Sources: Inter-Parliamentary Union, 2008. Women in National Parliaments.
List Notes: Data is accurate as of March 31st, 2008.