Regional groupings

Countries, regions and sub-regions used in Parline

View and sort the list of countries, regions and sub-regions. Regional groupings are used to establish the regional averages of the percentage of women in parliament.

The Parliament of Sudan is currently suspended and does not appear in this list.


AmericasCaribbean, Central America, North America, South America
AsiaCentral Asia, East Asia, South Asia, South East Asia
EuropeCentral and Eastern Europe, Nordic countries, Southern Europe, Western Europe
Middle East and North AfricaMiddle East, North Africa
PacificAustralia and New Zealand, Pacific Islands
Sub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa


CountryRegionSub-regionsort descending
AustraliaPacificAustralia and New Zealand
New ZealandPacificAustralia and New Zealand
Antigua and BarbudaAmericasCaribbean
Dominican RepublicAmericasCaribbean
Saint Kitts and NevisAmericasCaribbean
Saint LuciaAmericasCaribbean
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAmericasCaribbean
Trinidad and TobagoAmericasCaribbean
BurundiSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
CameroonSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
Central African RepublicSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
ChadSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
CongoSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
Democratic Republic of the CongoSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
Equatorial GuineaSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
GabonSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
RwandaSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
Sao Tome and PrincipeSub-Saharan AfricaCentral Africa
BelizeAmericasCentral America
Costa RicaAmericasCentral America
El SalvadorAmericasCentral America
GuatemalaAmericasCentral America
HondurasAmericasCentral America
NicaraguaAmericasCentral America
PanamaAmericasCentral America
AlbaniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
ArmeniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
AzerbaijanEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
BelarusEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
BulgariaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
CroatiaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
Czech RepublicEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
EstoniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
GeorgiaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
HungaryEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
LatviaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
LithuaniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
MontenegroEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
North MacedoniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
PolandEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
Republic of MoldovaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
RomaniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
Russian FederationEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
SerbiaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
SlovakiaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
SloveniaEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
UkraineEuropeCentral and Eastern Europe
KazakhstanAsiaCentral Asia
KyrgyzstanAsiaCentral Asia
TajikistanAsiaCentral Asia
TurkmenistanAsiaCentral Asia
UzbekistanAsiaCentral Asia
ComorosSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
DjiboutiSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
EritreaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
EthiopiaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
KenyaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
SomaliaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
South SudanSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
UgandaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
United Republic of TanzaniaSub-Saharan AfricaEast Africa
ChinaAsiaEast Asia
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAsiaEast Asia
JapanAsiaEast Asia
MongoliaAsiaEast Asia
Republic of KoreaAsiaEast Asia
BahrainMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
EgyptMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
IraqMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
IsraelMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
JordanMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
KuwaitMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
LebanonMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
OmanMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
QatarMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
Saudi ArabiaMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
Syrian Arab RepublicMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
United Arab EmiratesMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
YemenMiddle East and North AfricaMiddle East
DenmarkEuropeNordic countries
FinlandEuropeNordic countries
IcelandEuropeNordic countries
NorwayEuropeNordic countries
SwedenEuropeNordic countries
AlgeriaMiddle East and North AfricaNorth Africa
LibyaMiddle East and North AfricaNorth Africa
MauritaniaMiddle East and North AfricaNorth Africa
MoroccoMiddle East and North AfricaNorth Africa
TunisiaMiddle East and North AfricaNorth Africa
CanadaAmericasNorth America
MexicoAmericasNorth America
United States of AmericaAmericasNorth America
FijiPacificPacific Islands
KiribatiPacificPacific Islands
Marshall IslandsPacificPacific Islands
Micronesia (Federated States of)PacificPacific Islands
NauruPacificPacific Islands
PalauPacificPacific Islands
Papua New GuineaPacificPacific Islands
SamoaPacificPacific Islands
Solomon IslandsPacificPacific Islands
TongaPacificPacific Islands
TuvaluPacificPacific Islands
VanuatuPacificPacific Islands
ArgentinaAmericasSouth America
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)AmericasSouth America
BrazilAmericasSouth America
ChileAmericasSouth America
ColombiaAmericasSouth America
EcuadorAmericasSouth America
GuyanaAmericasSouth America
ParaguayAmericasSouth America
PeruAmericasSouth America
SurinameAmericasSouth America
UruguayAmericasSouth America
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)AmericasSouth America
BangladeshAsiaSouth Asia
BhutanAsiaSouth Asia
IndiaAsiaSouth Asia
Iran (Islamic Republic of)AsiaSouth Asia
MaldivesAsiaSouth Asia
NepalAsiaSouth Asia
PakistanAsiaSouth Asia
Sri LankaAsiaSouth Asia
Brunei DarussalamAsiaSouth East Asia
CambodiaAsiaSouth East Asia
IndonesiaAsiaSouth East Asia
Lao People's Democratic RepublicAsiaSouth East Asia
MalaysiaAsiaSouth East Asia
PhilippinesAsiaSouth East Asia
SingaporeAsiaSouth East Asia
ThailandAsiaSouth East Asia
Timor-LesteAsiaSouth East Asia
Viet NamAsiaSouth East Asia
AngolaSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
BotswanaSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
EswatiniSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
LesothoSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
MadagascarSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
MalawiSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
MauritiusSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
MozambiqueSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
NamibiaSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
SeychellesSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
South AfricaSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
ZambiaSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
ZimbabweSub-Saharan AfricaSouthern Africa
CyprusEuropeSouthern Europe
GreeceEuropeSouthern Europe
ItalyEuropeSouthern Europe
MaltaEuropeSouthern Europe
PortugalEuropeSouthern Europe
San MarinoEuropeSouthern Europe
SpainEuropeSouthern Europe
TürkiyeEuropeSouthern Europe
BeninSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Burkina FasoSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Cabo VerdeSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Côte d'IvoireSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Gambia (The)Sub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
GhanaSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
GuineaSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Guinea-BissauSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
LiberiaSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
MaliSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
NigerSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
NigeriaSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
SenegalSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
Sierra LeoneSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
TogoSub-Saharan AfricaWest Africa
AndorraEuropeWestern Europe
AustriaEuropeWestern Europe
BelgiumEuropeWestern Europe
FranceEuropeWestern Europe
GermanyEuropeWestern Europe
IrelandEuropeWestern Europe
LiechtensteinEuropeWestern Europe
LuxembourgEuropeWestern Europe
MonacoEuropeWestern Europe
NetherlandsEuropeWestern Europe
SwitzerlandEuropeWestern Europe
United KingdomEuropeWestern Europe