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


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