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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

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