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4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2013  
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PARLIAMENTARIANS


KEY SERIES

FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARIANS (a)

2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013

Males (no.)
166
167
162
162
159
159
158
162
160
160
Females (no.)
60
59
64
64
67
67
68
64
66
66

Males (%)
73.5
73.9
71.7
71.7
70.4
70.4
69.9
71.7
70.8
70.8
Females (%)
26.5
26.1
28.3
28.3
29.6
29.6
30.1
28.3
29.2
29.2

(a) Reference period is as at 1 January in each year.

Source: Commonwealth Parliamentary Library, Unpublished data, Australia.




RELATED SERIES


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MINISTERS (a)

2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013

Males (no.)
25
24
24
25
23
23
23
24
23
22
Females (no.)
5
6
6
5
7
7
7
6
7
8

Males (%)
83.3
80.0
80.0
83.3
76.7
76.7
76.7
80.0
76.7
73.3
Females (%)
16.7
20.0
20.0
16.7
23.3
23.3
23.3
20.0
23.3
26.7

(a) Reference period is as at 1 January in each year.

Source: Commonwealth Parliamentary Library, Unpublished data, Australia.




FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET MINISTERS (a)(b)

2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
Males (no.)
14
14
14
14
16
16
16
16
17
17
Females (no.)
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
5
5

Males (%)
82.4
82.4
82.4
82.4
80.0
80.0
80.0
80.0
77.3
77.3
Females (%)
17.6
17.6
17.6
17.6
20.0
20.0
20.0
20.0
22.7
22.7

(a) Reference period is as at 1 January in each year.
(b) Federal government cabinet ministers represent a council of senior ministers.

Source: Commonwealth Parliamentary Library, Unpublished data, Australia.





For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release of Gender Indicators, Australia (cat. no. 4125.0)




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