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High income OECD 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 Sweden 47.3% 2006
2 Finland 38% 2006
3 Norway 37.9% 2006
4 Denmark 36.9% 2006
5 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
6 Spain 36% 2006
7 Belgium 34.7% 2006
8 Iceland 33.3% 2006
=9 New Zealand 32.2% 2006
=9 Austria 32.2% 2006
11 Germany 31.8% 2006
12 Switzerland 25% 2006
13 Australia 24.7% 2006
14 Luxembourg 23.3% 2006
15 Portugal 21.3% 2006
16 Canada 20.8% 2006
17 Poland 20.4% 2006
18 Slovakia 20% 2006
19 United Kingdom 19.7% 2006
20 Estonia 18.8% 2006
21 Italy 17.3% 2006
22 Czech Republic 15.5% 2006
23 United States 15.2% 2006
24 Chile 15% 2006
25 Israel 14.2% 2006
26 South Korea 13.4% 2006
27 Ireland 13.3% 2006
28 Greece 13% 2006
=29 France 12.2% 2006
=29 Slovenia 12.2% 2006
31 Japan 9.4% 2006

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High income OECD countries Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament

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