Proportion of females MPs in the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament 1979-2017

This statistic displays the proportion of female Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1979 to 2017. As can be seen in the statistic, the proportion of female MPs has risen from three percent in 1979 to 32 percent by 2017. The largest increase from one parliament to another was in 1997 when the proportion of women doubled from the 1992 Parliament's percentage. .

Proportion of Female Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1979 to 2017

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Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1979 to 2017

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