South Africa: Women in executive councils and provincial legislatures, 1999

Updated October 2002

Province MPLs Women % Women MECs Women % Women
Eastern Cape 63 15 23.8 10 2 20.0
Free State 30 7 23.3 11 3 27.3
Gauteng 73 25 34.2 11 3 27.3
KwaZulu-Natal 80 21 26.2 11 1 9.1
Mpumalanga 30 8 26.7 10 2 20.0
Northern Cape 30 8 26.7 11 3 27.3
Northern Province 49 15 30.6 11 1 9.1
North-West 33 10 30.3 11 3 27.3
Western Cape 42 10 23.8 13 2 15.4
Total: 430 119 27.6 99 20 20.2

Table source

Compiled from lists received from Provincial Parliaments on 1 September 1999.