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Non-religious 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sweden 47.3% 2006
2 Netherlands 36.7% 2006
3 Austria 32.2% 2006
4 Vietnam 27.3% 2006
5 Australia 24.7% 2006
6 Canada 20.8% 2006
7 China 20.3% 2006
8 Czech Republic 15.5% 2006
9 France 12.2% 2006
10 Azerbaijan 11.3% 2006
11 Japan 9.4% 2006
12 Turkey 4.4% 2006

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Non-religious 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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