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Christian 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 Rwanda 48.8% 2006
2 Sweden 47.3% 2006
3 Costa Rica 38.6% 2006
4 Finland 38% 2006
5 Norway 37.9% 2006
6 Denmark 36.9% 2006
7 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
=8 Spain 36% 2006
=8 Cuba 36% 2006
10 Argentina 35% 2006
11 Mozambique 34.8% 2006
12 Belgium 34.7% 2006
13 Iceland 33.3% 2006
14 South Africa 32.8% 2006
=15 New Zealand 32.2% 2006
=15 Austria 32.2% 2006
17 Germany 31.8% 2006
18 Burundi 30.5% 2006
19 Tanzania 30.4% 2006
20 Uganda 29.8% 2006
21 Seychelles 29.4% 2006
22 Peru 29.2% 2006
23 Belarus 29.1% 2006
24 Guyana 29% 2006
25 Andorra 28.6% 2006
26 Namibia 26.9% 2006
27 Grenada 26.7% 2006
28 Suriname 25.5% 2006
29 East Timor 25.3% 2006
30 Switzerland 25% 2006
31 Australia 24.7% 2006
32 Mexico 24.2% 2005
33 Liechtenstein 24% 2006
34 Honduras 23.4% 2006
35 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
36 Bulgaria 22.1% 2006
=37 Lithuania 22% 2006
=37 Eritrea 22% 2006
39 Ethiopia 21.9% 2006
40 Moldova 21.8% 2006
41 Croatia 21.7% 2006
42 Portugal 21.3% 2006
=43 Canada 20.8% 2006
=43 Monaco 20.8% 2006
45 Nicaragua 20.7% 2006
46 Poland 20.4% 2006
=47 Slovakia 20% 2006
=47 The Bahamas 20% 2006
=49 Dominican Republic 19.7% 2006
=49 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
51 Trinidad and Tobago 19.4% 2006
52 Latvia 19% 2006
=53 Venezuela 18% 2006
=53 Equatorial Guinea 18% 2006
55 Italy 17.3% 2006
56 Bolivia 16.9% 2006
=57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7% 2005
=57 Panama 16.7% 2006
=57 El Salvador 16.7% 2006
=60 Ecuador 16% 2005
=60 Zimbabwe 16% 2006
62 Philippines 15.7% 2006
63 Cape Verde 15.3% 2006
64 United States 15.2% 2006
=65 Angola 15% 2006
=65 Chile 15% 2006
67 Zambia 14.6% 2006
68 Cyprus 14.3% 2006
69 Malawi 13.6% 2006
=70 Barbados 13.3% 2006
=70 Ireland 13.3% 2006
72 Greece 13% 2006
73 Dominica 12.9% 2006
74 Liberia 12.5% 2006
=75 France 12.2% 2006
=75 Slovenia 12.2% 2006
77 Colombia 12.1% 2005
=78 Jamaica 11.7% 2006
=78 Lesotho 11.7% 2006
=78 San Marino 11.7% 2006
81 Fiji 11.3% 2006
82 Romania 11.2% 2006
=83 Botswana 11.1% 2006
=83 Uruguay 11.1% 2006
85 Ghana 10.9% 2006
86 Swaziland 10.8% 2006
=87 Central African Republic 10.5% 2006
=87 Antigua and Barbuda 10.5% 2006
=89 Hungary 10.4% 2006
=89 Kazakhstan 10.4% 2006
91 Paraguay 10% 2006
92 Russia 9.8% 2006
93 Georgia 9.4% 2006
=94 Gabon 9.2% 2006
=94 Malta 9.2% 2006
96 Cameroon 8.9% 2006
97 Ukraine 8.7% 2006
98 Brazil 8.6% 2005
99 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.4% 2006
100 Guatemala 8.2% 2006
101 Kenya 7.3% 2006
102 Belize 6.7% 2006
103 Nigeria 6.4% 2006
104 Armenia 5.3% 2006
105 Tonga 3.3% 2006
106 Haiti 2.4% 2006
107 Papua New Guinea 0.9% 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/Christian-countries/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

Christian 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.
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