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Europe 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 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
6 Spain 36% 2006
7 Belgium 34.7% 2006
8 Iceland 33.3% 2006
9 Austria 32.2% 2006
10 Germany 31.8% 2006
11 Belarus 29.1% 2006
12 Andorra 28.6% 2006
13 Switzerland 25% 2006
14 Liechtenstein 24% 2006
15 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
16 Bulgaria 22.1% 2006
17 Lithuania 22% 2006
18 Moldova 21.8% 2006
19 Croatia 21.7% 2006
20 Portugal 21.3% 2006
21 Monaco 20.8% 2006
22 Poland 20.4% 2006
23 Slovakia 20% 2006
24 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
25 Latvia 19% 2006
26 Estonia 18.8% 2006
27 Italy 17.3% 2006
28 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7% 2005
29 Czech Republic 15.5% 2006
30 Cyprus 14.3% 2006
31 Ireland 13.3% 2006
32 Greece 13% 2006
=33 Slovenia 12.2% 2006
=33 France 12.2% 2006
35 San Marino 11.7% 2006
36 Azerbaijan 11.3% 2006
37 Romania 11.2% 2006
38 Hungary 10.4% 2006
39 Russia 9.8% 2006
40 Georgia 9.4% 2006
41 Malta 9.2% 2006
42 Ukraine 8.7% 2006
43 Albania 7.1% 2006
44 Armenia 5.3% 2006
45 Turkey 4.4% 2006

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