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


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