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Emerging markets Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

DEFINITION: Women in parliaments are the percentage of parliamentary seats in a single or lower chamber occupied by women.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Argentina 35% 2006
2 South Africa 32.8% 2006
3 Peru 29.2% 2006
4 Mexico 24.2% 2005
5 Bulgaria 22.1% 2006
6 Lithuania 22% 2006
7 Pakistan 21.3% 2006
8 Poland 20.4% 2006
9 China 20.3% 2006
10 Latvia 19% 2006
11 Estonia 18.8% 2006
12 Venezuela 18% 2006
13 Philippines 15.7% 2006
14 Chile 15% 2006
15 Colombia 12.1% 2005
16 Indonesia 11.3% 2006
17 Romania 11.2% 2006
18 Thailand 10.6% 2005
19 Hungary 10.4% 2006
20 Russia 9.8% 2006
21 Malaysia 9.1% 2006
22 Ukraine 8.7% 2006
23 Brazil 8.6% 2005
24 India 8.3% 2006
25 Turkey 4.4% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

Emerging markets Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

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Interesting observations about Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

  • Costa Rica ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Hot countries in 2006.
  • Rwanda ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Christian countries in 2006.
  • Sweden ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Europe in 2006.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Muslim countries in 2006.
  • Netherlands ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2006.
  • New Zealand ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Former British colonies in 2006.
  • Norway ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst NATO countries in 2006.
  • Argentina ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
  • Spain ranked second for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
  • Finland ranked second for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst European Union in 2006.
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