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Former French 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 Mozambique 34.8% 2006
2 Vietnam 27.3% 2006
3 Laos 25.2% 2006
4 Tunisia 22.8% 2006
5 Guinea 19.3% 2006
6 Senegal 19.2% 2006
7 Niger 12.4% 2006
8 Syria 12% 2006
9 Burkina Faso 11.7% 2006
=10 Djibouti 10.8% 2006
=10 Morocco 10.8% 2006
12 Central African Republic 10.5% 2006
13 Mali 10.2% 2006
14 Cambodia 9.8% 2006
15 Gabon 9.2% 2006
16 Cameroon 8.9% 2006
17 Togo 8.6% 2006
18 Cote d'Ivoire 8.5% 2006
19 Benin 7.2% 2006
20 Madagascar 6.9% 2006
21 Chad 6.5% 2006
22 Algeria 6.2% 2006
23 Lebanon 4.7% 2006
24 Mauritania 4% 2004
25 Haiti 2.4% 2006

Citation

Former French colonies 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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