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failed states 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 Pakistan 21.3% 2006
4 Guinea 19.3% 2006
5 Zimbabwe 16% 2006
6 Sudan 14.7% 2006
7 Guinea-Bissau 14% 2006
8 Central African Republic 10.5% 2006
9 Cote d'Ivoire 8.5% 2006
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.4% 2006
11 Somalia 7.8% 2006
12 Chad 6.5% 2006
13 Nigeria 6.4% 2006
14 Haiti 2.4% 2006
15 Yemen 0.3% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/failed-states/Government/Proportion-of-seats-held-by-women-in-national-parliament

failed states 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.
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