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Former Spanish 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 Costa Rica 38.6% 2006
2 Cuba 36% 2006
3 Argentina 35% 2006
4 Peru 29.2% 2006
5 Mexico 24.2% 2005
6 Honduras 23.4% 2006
7 Nicaragua 20.7% 2006
8 Dominican Republic 19.7% 2006
=9 Venezuela 18% 2006
=9 Equatorial Guinea 18% 2006
11 Bolivia 16.9% 2006
=12 Panama 16.7% 2006
=12 El Salvador 16.7% 2006
14 Ecuador 16% 2005
15 Philippines 15.7% 2006
16 Chile 15% 2006
17 Colombia 12.1% 2005
18 Uruguay 11.1% 2006
19 Paraguay 10% 2006
20 Guatemala 8.2% 2006

Citation

Former Spanish 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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