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İndicator 5.5.1 Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments

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İndicator name: Proportion of seats held by women in (a) national parliaments and (b) local governments
1 1 Contact
1.1 Contact organisation State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan
1.2 Contact organisation unit Department of Population Statistics
1.3 Contact name Allahverdiyev Rza
1.4 Contact person function Head of Department of Population Statistics
1.5 Contact mail address Baku-AZ1136, Inshaatchilar Avenue
1.6 Contact email address
1.7 Contact phone number +99412 538 51 43
1.8 Contact fax number +99412 538 24 42
2 1 Metadata update
2.1 Metadata last certified 30.07.2018
2.2 Metadata last posted 30.07.2018
2.3 Metadata last update 16.03.2023
3 1 Statistical presentation
3.1 Data description proportion of seats held by women in national parliament
3.2 Classification system International and national classifications are used for classification of types of economic activity, classification of employment, classification of administrative territory, classification of measurement units and others.
3.3 Sector coverage Republic and its economic, administrative regions
3.4 Statistical concepts and definitions Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments as a proportion of seats in national parliaments
3.5 Statistical unit Legal entities
3.6 Statistical population The information on the parliamentary elections has been obtained from the secretariat and official website of the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan (
3.7 Reference area Age, sex and general republic
3.8 Time coverage The dynamics of the data are conducted from 2015 to the present.
3.9 Base period 2015
4 1 Unit of measure percent
5 1 Reference period annual
6 1 Institutional mandate
6.1 Legal acts and other agreements "Law on official statistics" Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan
6.2 Data sharing The State Statistics Committee
7 1 Confidentiality
7.1 Confidentiality - policy In accordance with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On Official Statistics", preliminary information is prohibited. Access to micro-data is prohibited. Preliminary information can only be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011. Policy of the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the protection of confidential statistical information az / mexfilik.pdf How to work with personal information, how to protect their privacy?
7.2 Confidentiality - data treatment It is not permitted to distribute official statistical material that reflects or discloses confidential information among users. The summary (generalized) information permitted to disclose shall contain at least three statistical information and, as such, the share of any of the statistical units shall not exceed 85%.
8 1 Release policy
8.1 Release calendar It is implemented based on the the approved schedule on dissemination of statistical data and press data.
8.2 Release calendar access The broadcasting schedule is posted on the Committee's website on the Electronic Services section. Login is open to all users and is not subject to any restrictions.
8.3 User access One of the important directions of the Statistical Committee's work is the efficient dissemination of the results of the statistical activity and it was further clarified in the document entitled "Policy on the dissemination of official statistics data", approved by the Decree of the State Statistical Committee number 8/02s dated 19.02.2014 (
9 1 Frequency of dissemination annual
10 1 Accessibility and clarity
10.1 News release It is both paper and electronic version.
10.2 Publications Women and men in Azerbaijan
10.3 On-line database The publication of annual bulletins and journals is based on the baseline data. Press Release, Express-Info, and many tasks are based on the results of base data.
10.4 Micro-data access Access to micro-data is prohibited. Preliminary information can only be used by the Chairman of the State Statistical Committee in accordance with the "Rules for issuing micro-data to users for use in research purposes" approved on 13.06.2011.
10.5 Other Access to data is provided for all users at the same time. Data is free for all users. Users' requests are answered in electronic and written form
10.6 Documentation on methodology Methodological explanations are available at this link:
10.7 Quality documentation Standards of adjustments in published and disseminated official statistical data General model of statistical business process (Azerbaijan version, third edition) Quality Assessment Reporting Standards and Recommendations The structure of integrated metadata (SIS 2.0) and quality assurance reports of the its basic  (ESQRS 2.0 ) and metadata (ESMS 2.0)
11 1 Quality management
11.1 Quality assurance The State Statistical Committee has implemented a quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001 international standard. In 2013, an external audit of the quality management system was conducted by the State Statistical Committee, and in August of the same year in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistical data" the international standard ISO 9001:2008 compliance certificate has been obtained. After the change in the international standard in 2015, all documents of the quality management system have been revised according to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 international standard. On March 9-10, 2017, the State Statistical Committee received an external audit (Certification Audit) compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 international quality standard and obtained a certificate of conformity to ISO 9001: 2015 in the field of "Production and dissemination of official statistics data". The European Statistical Bureau (Eurostat), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in 2010 and 2017 A Global Assessment of the National Statistical System of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been conducted by the European Free Trade Association (AFTA) and statistical system are improved in accordance with recommendations of experts.
11.2 Quality assessment  Each year, audits in all departments are conducted on the basis of the approved "Audit Program". Audit groups are organized for the audit, and an individual audit plan is approved for each department. Audit group conducts audit based on audit plan. Internal monitoring of quality aspects in the system of the SSC is carried out by a competent structural division (Quality Management and Metadata), and a comprehensive review of the results of audits is submitted to the management. Audit team members (auditors) is instructed by head auditor and seminars are organized non less than once a year. The work of the State Statistical Committee is "Quality Management Systems. Requirements" ISO 9001: 2015 meeting the requirements of international standards is considered the most powerful feature of the company. Increased workload due to incomplete e-documentation and parallel paper-based document circulation, slow adaptation of staff (employees) to new standards requirements are considered weakest features.
12 1 Relevance
12.1 User needs Once a year, meetings with users on the population and gender statistics are held and their needs are assessed. Any request for non-satisfaction of the user's needs shall be evaluated operatively and if the information is relevant, the relevant information will be collected the following years and added to the official statistical report.
12.2 User satisfaction The last time in 2010, the survey was conducted by the department of Data Dissemination of SSC and 78.7% of the respondents stated that they fully and 19.6% partly trust population statistics .
12.3 Completeness The information is full and no questions have been raised for any period or field.
13 1 Accuracy and reliability
13.1 Overall accuracy No such assessment has been conducted.
13.2 Sampling error Selection error is not calculated because of being fully written.
13.3 Non-sampling error The non-selective error is conducted in accordance with the "Rules on classification and elimination of errors in reporting data", approved by the order of the State Statistical Committee dated 4 January 2013, number 4/t.
14 1 Timeliness and punctuality
14.1 Timeliness Conducted by "Statistical Work Program" of State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
14.2 Punctuality Implemented by the "Statistical Work Program". There are no delays in the broadcast schedule and program.
15 1 Coherence and comparability
15.1 Comparability - geographical It geographically covers the country's provinces and administrative regions and cities.
15.2 Comparability - over time The final data are available from 2015 and there were no breaks in the dynamics series.
15.3 Coherence - cross domain Interconformity does not take place because other field statistics are not accumulated by departments.
15.4 Coherence - internal There may also be slight differences between initial and final information.
16 1 Cost and burden Every year, the composition of all reports on population and gender statistics is revised to reduce the burden on respondents. Thus, the official statistical observation form No. 1-DÖQ "Registration of births and infant mortality in households", official statistical reporting form No. 1-STM "Number of population, natural and migration flows" in 2012 was canceled by the decision of the State Statistical Committee on June 27, 2012 to reduce the burden on respondents and the official statistical reporting form 1-STM was revised, and a number of amendments were approved in the form of statistical schedule.
17 1 Data revision
17.1 Data revision - policy Data clarification policy is conducted according to the "Statement of Review of Statistical Data on Key Statistical Instruments", approved by the Decree of the State Statistical Committee dated 10.05.2016, published by order 60/t, which is available to the public and posted on the website of the Committee in statistical publications
17.2 Data revision - practice After preliminary data is received, definitions are made and final data is received. There is a slight difference between the initial and the final data.
18 1 Statistical processing
18.1 Source data The State Statistics Committee
18.2 Frequency of data collection annual
18.3 Data collection Data is obtained online.
18.4 Data validation After the data is entered into the database, the entered data is checked by the colleagues of the department: If inconsistencies are detected during the monitoring of the online database, the relevant ministry, committee or head office that submitted the information is informed about it, relevant explanations are given and relevant corrections are made before the end of the reporting period.
18.5 Data compilation No data compilation.
18.6 Adjustment Seasonal adjustments are made and is done in accordance with the methodological materials for the "Seasonal adjustments and the use of Demetra program", approved by the Decision number 30/14 dated 25 July 2011 of the State Statistical Committee.
19 1 Comment No additional comments.