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Former British colonies 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 New Zealand 32.2% 2006
2 Tanzania 30.4% 2006
3 Uganda 29.8% 2006
4 Guyana 29% 2006
5 Namibia 26.9% 2006
6 Grenada 26.7% 2006
7 Australia 24.7% 2006
8 Pakistan 21.3% 2006
9 Singapore 21.2% 2006
10 Canada 20.8% 2006
11 The Bahamas 20% 2006
12 Trinidad and Tobago 19.4% 2006
13 Zimbabwe 16% 2006
14 United States 15.2% 2006
15 Bangladesh 15.1% 2006
16 Sudan 14.7% 2006
17 Zambia 14.6% 2006
18 Sierra Leone 14.5% 2006
19 Israel 14.2% 2006
20 Malawi 13.6% 2006
21 Barbados 13.3% 2006
22 The Gambia 13.2% 2006
23 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13% 2004
24 Dominica 12.9% 2006
25 Maldives 12% 2006
=26 Jamaica 11.7% 2006
=26 Lesotho 11.7% 2006
28 Fiji 11.3% 2006
29 Botswana 11.1% 2006
30 Ghana 10.9% 2006
31 Swaziland 10.8% 2006
32 Antigua and Barbuda 10.5% 2006
33 Malaysia 9.1% 2006
34 India 8.3% 2006
35 Somalia 7.8% 2006
36 Kenya 7.3% 2006
37 Belize 6.7% 2006
38 Nigeria 6.4% 2006
39 Saint Lucia 5.6% 2006
40 Jordan 5.5% 2006
41 Sri Lanka 4.9% 2006
42 Bhutan 2.7% 2006
43 Egypt 2% 2006
44 Kuwait 1.5% 2006
45 Yemen 0.3% 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/Former-British-colonies/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

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