South Africa: Women members of the National Council of Provinces, 1999

Updated October 2002

The National Council of Provinces, the second legislative chamber at the national level, consists of 90 members, of which 54 are permanent and 36 are special delegates. Each province sends six permanent members. The table refers to the number of permanent delegates who are women. Special delegates are continually subject to change.

Province ANC DP IFP NNP Total %
Eastern Cape 2 1 0 0 3 50.0
Free State 1 1 0 0 2 33.3
Gauteng 3 0 0 0 3 50.0
KwaZulu-Natal 1 0 1 0 2 33.3
Mpumalanga 1 0 0 0 1 16.7
Northern Cape 1 0 0 0 1 16.7
Northern Province 1 0 0 0 1 16.7
North-West 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Cape 2 1 0 1 4 66.7
Total: 12 3 1 1 17 31.49

Table source

KOMNICK, L Parliament.