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Headline data

Source: National Election Commission

Geographical Area: Total

Sub-indicators: Percent (%)

Data type

National data (Type1)
This is the national produced statistics in the ROK that best corresponds to the definition of UN SDGs indicators.
Download the national metadata file for more information.

Indicator name

Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) National governments

Definition

(a) The proportion of seats held by women in the National Assembly, and (b) the proportion of seats held by women in local governments

Data source

(a) Electee Statistics(national and local constituency)
(b) Electee Statistics(City and Provincial Councils and District/City/County Councils)

Organizations

National Election Commission

Periodicity

4 years

Metadata https://kostat-sdg-kor.github.io/sdg-indicators/public/data/Metadata-05-05-01_ENG.pdf opens in a new window

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) National governments

Target name

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

Organizations

It is assumed that IPU annually downloads data on (a) the proportion of seats held by women in the national parliament from the website of the National Assembly.
Data on (b) the proportion of seats held by women in local governments is provided by Statistics Korea to UN Women

Metadata https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/metadata/files/Metadata-05-05-01.pdf opens in a new window