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Muslim 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 Afghanistan 27.3% 2006
2 Iraq 25.5% 2006
3 Tunisia 22.8% 2006
4 Pakistan 21.3% 2006
5 Guinea 19.3% 2006
6 Senegal 19.2% 2006
=7 Uzbekistan 17.5% 2006
=7 Tajikistan 17.5% 2006
9 Turkmenistan 16% 2006
10 Bangladesh 15.1% 2006
11 Sudan 14.7% 2006
12 Sierra Leone 14.5% 2006
13 The Gambia 13.2% 2006
14 Niger 12.4% 2006
=15 Syria 12% 2006
=15 Maldives 12% 2006
17 Burkina Faso 11.7% 2006
=18 Azerbaijan 11.3% 2006
=18 Indonesia 11.3% 2006
=20 Morocco 10.8% 2006
=20 Djibouti 10.8% 2006
22 Kazakhstan 10.4% 2006
23 Mali 10.2% 2006
24 Malaysia 9.1% 2006
25 Somalia 7.8% 2006
26 Libya 7.7% 2006
27 Albania 7.1% 2006
28 Chad 6.5% 2006
29 Nigeria 6.4% 2006
30 Algeria 6.2% 2006
31 Jordan 5.5% 2006
32 Lebanon 4.7% 2006
33 Turkey 4.4% 2006
34 Iran 4.1% 2006
35 Mauritania 4% 2004
36 Kyrgyzstan 3.2% 2005
37 Comoros 3% 2006
38 Oman 2.4% 2006
39 Egypt 2% 2006
40 Kuwait 1.5% 2006
41 Yemen 0.3% 2006

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