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Catholic countries 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 Costa Rica 38.6% 2006
=2 Spain 36% 2006
=2 Cuba 36% 2006
4 Argentina 35% 2006
5 Austria 32.2% 2006
6 Burundi 30.5% 2006
7 Seychelles 29.4% 2006
8 Peru 29.2% 2006
9 Andorra 28.6% 2006
10 East Timor 25.3% 2006
11 Mexico 24.2% 2005
12 Liechtenstein 24% 2006
13 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
=14 Lithuania 22% 2006
=14 Eritrea 22% 2006
16 Croatia 21.7% 2006
17 Portugal 21.3% 2006
18 Poland 20.4% 2006
19 Slovakia 20% 2006
=20 Venezuela 18% 2006
=20 Equatorial Guinea 18% 2006
22 Italy 17.3% 2006
23 Bolivia 16.9% 2006
24 Panama 16.7% 2006
25 Ecuador 16% 2005
26 Philippines 15.7% 2006
27 Cape Verde 15.3% 2006
28 Chile 15% 2006
29 Ireland 13.3% 2006
30 Dominica 12.9% 2006
31 France 12.2% 2006
32 Colombia 12.1% 2005
33 San Marino 11.7% 2006
34 Paraguay 10% 2006
35 Brazil 8.6% 2005
36 Cote d'Ivoire 8.5% 2006
37 Guatemala 8.2% 2006
38 Haiti 2.4% 2006

Citation

Catholic countries 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.
  • Germany ranked first for proportion of seats held by women in national parliament amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
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