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Heavily indebted countries 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 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
2 Spain 36% 2006
3 Belgium 34.7% 2006
4 Iceland 33.3% 2006
5 Austria 32.2% 2006
6 Germany 31.8% 2006
7 Seychelles 29.4% 2006
8 Grenada 26.7% 2006
9 Eritrea 22% 2006
10 Portugal 21.3% 2006
11 Singapore 21.2% 2006
12 Canada 20.8% 2006
13 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
14 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.2% 2006
15 Italy 17.3% 2006
16 Zimbabwe 16% 2006
17 Cape Verde 15.3% 2006
18 United States 15.2% 2006
19 Sudan 14.7% 2006
20 Cyprus 14.3% 2006
21 Israel 14.2% 2006
22 Malawi 13.6% 2006
=23 Barbados 13.3% 2006
=23 Ireland 13.3% 2006
=25 Greece 13% 2006
=25 Saint Kitts and Nevis 13% 2004
27 Dominica 12.9% 2006
28 France 12.2% 2006
29 Jamaica 11.7% 2006
30 Morocco 10.8% 2006
31 Antigua and Barbuda 10.5% 2006
32 Hungary 10.4% 2006
33 Japan 9.4% 2006
34 Malta 9.2% 2006
35 Sao Tome and Principe 7.3% 2006
36 Belize 6.7% 2006
37 Saint Lucia 5.6% 2006
38 Jordan 5.5% 2006
39 Sri Lanka 4.9% 2006
40 Lebanon 4.7% 2006
41 Egypt 2% 2006

Citation

Heavily indebted countries 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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