Mauritius: Women's representation in the National Assembly

Updated May 2010

Note: No figure could be sourced for the 1967 election.

Year Total seats Women's seats % women
2010 69 13 18.84
2005 70 12 17.14
2000 70 4 5.71
1995 66 5 7.58
1991 66 2 3.03
1987 70 5 7.14
1983 70 4 5.71
1982 66 3 4.55
1976 70 3 4.28

Table sources

EISA 2010 Women's representation in the 2010 National Assembly.

INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION 2005 "Mauritius National Assembly Elections held in 2005", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2209_05.htm [opens new window] (accessed 11 May 2010).

INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION 2000 "Mauritius National Assembly Elections held in 2000", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2209_00.htm [opens new window] (accessed 11 May 2010).

INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION 1995 "Mauritius National Assembly Elections held in 1995", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2209_95.htm [opens new window] (accessed 11 May 2010).

INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION 1991 "Mauritius National Assembly Elections held in 1991", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2209_91.htm [opens new window] (accessed 11 May 2010).

INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION 1987 "Mauritius", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/MAURITIUS_1987_E.PDF [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 11 May 2010).

KASENALLY, R 2009 "Chapter 8: Mauritius" IN Kadima, D & Booysen, S (eds) Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa 1989-2009: 20 Years of Multiparty Democracy, EISA, Johannesburg, 303.