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Cold 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 Sweden 47.3% 2006
2 Finland 38% 2006
3 Norway 37.9% 2006
4 Denmark 36.9% 2006
5 Belgium 34.7% 2006
6 Iceland 33.3% 2006
7 Austria 32.2% 2006
8 Germany 31.8% 2006
9 Belarus 29.1% 2006
10 Andorra 28.6% 2006
11 Switzerland 25% 2006
12 Liechtenstein 24% 2006
13 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
14 Lithuania 22% 2006
15 Canada 20.8% 2006
16 Poland 20.4% 2006
17 China 20.3% 2006
18 North Korea 20.1% 2006
19 Slovakia 20% 2006
20 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
21 Latvia 19% 2006
22 Estonia 18.8% 2006
23 Tajikistan 17.5% 2006
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7% 2005
25 Czech Republic 15.5% 2006
26 United States 15.2% 2006
27 Chile 15% 2006
28 Ireland 13.3% 2006
29 Slovenia 12.2% 2006
30 Romania 11.2% 2006
=31 Kazakhstan 10.4% 2006
=31 Hungary 10.4% 2006
33 Russia 9.8% 2006
34 Georgia 9.4% 2006
35 Ukraine 8.7% 2006
36 Mongolia 6.6% 2006
37 Nepal 5.9% 2006
38 Armenia 5.3% 2006
39 Kyrgyzstan 3.2% 2005
40 Bhutan 2.7% 2006

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Cold 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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