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Geographical Area: Кыргызская Республика

This table provides information about the indicator

Indicator name

5.5.1. Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments

Target name

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

  1. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Kyrgyzstan statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Kyrgyz statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Kyrgyz-specific metadata information.

Geographical coverage

Кыргызская Республика

Unit of measurement



The proportion of seats held by women in the Zhogorku Kenesh s currently measured as the number of seats held by women deputies to the total number of deputies in the Zhogorku Kenesh


Zhogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic is a single chamber parliament of 120 deputies of the Kyrgyz Republic, country’s legislative body.

Rationale and interpretation

In determining the list of candidates, a political party must consider representation of not more than 70% of the same-sex candidates, also difference in the lists of candidates of women and men nominated by political parties should not exceeding three positions

Method of computation

Number of female deputies, divided by total number of deputies and multiplied by 100 based on Zhogorku Kenesh provided data in the 1-GOS form

Comments and limitations
Quality assurance
Data availability and gaps

Data are published in the statistical compendium «Kyrgyzstan in figures», «Women and men of the Kyrgyz Republic».


Data on country level

Comparability with international data/standards
References and documentation

KR National SDG Reporting Platform:

Data sources

State statistical reporting form 1-GOS-brief (STATE)«Report on the number of employees in public administration bodies»

Data collection methods

State administrative bodies provide paper-based statistics to local statistical bodies, or statistics in electronic format to the NSC of the Kyrgyz Republic on 28 January upon completion of the reporting year

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National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (Labour and Employment Statistics Division)

Contact person(s)/focal point

Jailobaeva G.Zh.

Contact person's email

Contact person's phone

(0312) 626076

Organization website

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