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European Union 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 Sweden 47.3% 2006
2 Finland 38% 2006
3 Denmark 36.9% 2006
4 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
5 Spain 36% 2006
6 Belgium 34.7% 2006
7 Austria 32.2% 2006
8 Germany 31.8% 2006
9 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
10 Bulgaria 22.1% 2006
11 Lithuania 22% 2006
12 Croatia 21.7% 2006
13 Portugal 21.3% 2006
14 Poland 20.4% 2006
15 Slovakia 20% 2006
16 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
17 Latvia 19% 2006
18 Estonia 18.8% 2006
19 Italy 17.3% 2006
20 Czech Republic 15.5% 2006
21 Cyprus 14.3% 2006
22 Ireland 13.3% 2006
23 Greece 13% 2006
=24 Slovenia 12.2% 2006
=24 France 12.2% 2006
26 Romania 11.2% 2006
27 Hungary 10.4% 2006
28 Malta 9.2% 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/European-Union/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

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