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Government > Parliament > Seats held by women > Percentage: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of seats held by women in country's national parliament or legislative houses.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Rwanda 56.25% 2013
2 Andorra 50% 2013
3 Cuba 45.22% 2013
4 Sweden 44.7% 2013
5 Seychelles 43.75% 2013
6 Senegal 42.67% 2013
7 Finland 42.5% 2013
8 South Africa 42.25% 2013
9 Nicaragua 40.22% 2013
10 Iceland 39.68% 2013
11 Norway 39.64% 2013
12 Mozambique 39.2% 2013
13 Denmark 39.11% 2013
14 Netherlands 38.67% 2013
15 Costa Rica 38.6% 2013
16 East Timor 38.46% 2013
17 Belgium 38% 2013
18 Argentina 37.35% 2013
19 Mexico 36.8% 2013
=20 Tanzania 36% 2013
=20 Spain 36% 2013
22 Uganda 34.97% 2013
23 Angola 34.09% 2013
24 Serbia 33.2% 2013
25 Nepal 33.16% 2013
26 Germany 32.9% 2013
27 Republic of Macedonia 32.52% 2013
28 Ecuador 32.26% 2013
29 New Zealand 32.23% 2013
30 Slovenia 32.22% 2013
31 Algeria 31.6% 2013
32 Guyana 31.34% 2013
33 Burundi 30.48% 2013
34 Switzerland 29% 2013
35 Portugal 28.7% 2013
36 Trinidad and Tobago 28.57% 2013
37 Austria 27.87% 2013
38 Ethiopia 27.79% 2013
39 Afghanistan 27.71% 2013
40 France 26.86% 2013
41 Tunisia 26.73% 2013
42 Lesotho 26.67% 2013
43 Belarus 26.61% 2013
44 South Sudan 26.51% 2013
45 El Salvador 26.19% 2013
46 Bolivia 25.38% 2013
47 Iraq 25.23% 2013
48 Laos 25% 2013
49 Canada 24.68% 2013
50 Australia 24.67% 2013
51 Lithuania 24.46% 2013
52 Vietnam 24.4% 2013
53 Namibia 24.36% 2013
54 Kazakhstan 24.3% 2013
55 Singapore 24.24% 2013
56 Liechtenstein 24% 2013
57 Croatia 23.84% 2013
58 Poland 23.7% 2013
59 Kyrgyzstan 23.33% 2013
60 Latvia 23% 2013
61 Bulgaria 22.92% 2013
62 Philippines 22.89% 2013
63 Pakistan 22.51% 2013
64 United Kingdom 22.46% 2013
65 Malawi 22.28% 2013
66 Mauritania 22.11% 2013
=67 Uzbekistan 22% 2013
=67 Czech Republic 22% 2013
=67 Eritrea 22% 2013
=70 Luxembourg 21.67% 2013
=70 Israel 21.67% 2013
72 Peru 21.54% 2013
=73 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.43% 2013
=73 Italy 21.43% 2013
75 China 21.32% 2013
76 Greece 21% 2013
77 Cape Verde 20.83% 2013
78 Estonia 20.79% 2013
79 Dominican Republic 20.77% 2013
80 Cambodia 20.33% 2013
81 Saudi Arabia 19.87% 2013
82 Moldova 19.8% 2013
83 Bangladesh 19.71% 2013
84 Honduras 19.53% 2013
85 Guinea 19.3% 2008
=86 Monaco 19.05% 2013
=86 Tajikistan 19.05% 2013
88 Mauritius 18.84% 2013
89 Slovakia 18.67% 2013
90 Indonesia 18.57% 2013
91 Sao Tome and Principe 18.18% 2013
92 United States 17.78% 2013
93 United Arab Emirates 17.5% 2013
94 Madagascar 17.49% 2013
95 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.39% 2013
96 Montenegro 17.28% 2013
97 Venezuela 16.97% 2013
98 Morocco 16.96% 2013
99 Turkmenistan 16.8% 2013
=100 Saint Lucia 16.67% 2013
=100 San Marino 16.67% 2013
102 Libya 16.5% 2013
103 Azerbaijan 16% 2013
104 Thailand 15.8% 2013
105 Gabon 15.79% 2013
106 Burkina Faso 15.75% 2013
107 Albania 15.71% 2013
108 South Korea 15.67% 2013
109 Soviet Union 15.6% 1990
110 Ireland 15.06% 2013
111 Zimbabwe 14.95% 2013
112 Chad 14.89% 2013
113 Mongolia 14.86% 2013
114 Turkey 14.18% 2013
115 Chile 14.17% 2013
116 Guinea-Bissau 14% 2013
117 Cameroon 13.89% 2013
118 Djibouti 13.85% 2013
119 Somalia 13.82% 2013
120 Swaziland 13.64% 2013
121 Russia 13.56% 2013
122 Romania 13.35% 2013
123 Grenada 13.33% 2013
124 Guatemala 13.29% 2013
125 Niger 13.27% 2013
126 The Bahamas 13.16% 2013
127 Jamaica 12.7% 2013
=128 Dominica 12.5% 2013
=128 Central African Republic 12.5% 2013
=128 Paraguay 12.5% 2013
131 Sierra Leone 12.4% 2013
=132 Colombia 12.12% 2013
=132 Uruguay 12.12% 2013
=134 Georgia 12% 2013
=134 Jordan 12% 2013
=134 Syria 12% 2013
137 Suriname 11.76% 2013
138 Zambia 11.46% 2013
139 Togo 11.11% 2013
140 India 11.01% 2013
141 Liberia 10.96% 2013
142 Cyprus 10.71% 2013
143 Armenia 10.69% 2013
144 Antigua and Barbuda 10.53% 2013
145 Cote d'Ivoire 10.44% 2013
146 Malaysia 10.41% 2013
147 Ghana 10.26% 2013
148 Mali 10.2% 2013
=149 Bahrain 10% 2013
=149 Barbados 10% 2013
=149 Equatorial Guinea 10% 2013
152 Kenya 9.82% 2013
153 Ukraine 9.44% 2013
154 Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.94% 2013
155 Hungary 8.81% 2013
=156 Kiribati 8.7% 2013
=156 Malta 8.7% 2013
158 Brazil 8.58% 2013
159 Bhutan 8.51% 2013
160 Fiji 8.5% 2006
161 Panama 8.45% 2013
162 Benin 8.43% 2013
163 Botswana 7.94% 2013
164 Japan 7.92% 2013
165 Serbia and Montenegro 7.9% 2006
166 Gambia 7.55% 2013
=167 Nigeria 6.67% 2013
=167 Tuvalu 6.67% 2013
=167 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.67% 2013
170 Maldives 6.49% 2013
171 Kuwait 6.15% 2013
172 Burma 6.03% 2013
173 Sri Lanka 5.78% 2013
174 Haiti 4.21% 2013
175 Samoa 4.08% 2013
176 Tonga 3.57% 2013
=177 Belize 3.12% 2013
=177 Lebanon 3.12% 2013
179 Iran 3.1% 2013
=180 Marshall Islands 3.03% 2013
=180 Comoros 3.03% 2013
182 Papua New Guinea 2.7% 2013
183 Solomon Islands 2% 2013
184 Egypt 1.97% 2013
185 Oman 1.19% 2013
186 Yemen 0.332% 2013
=187 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0 2013
=187 Qatar 0.0 2013
=187 Palau 0.0 2013
=187 Nauru 0.0 2013
=187 Vanuatu 0.0 2013

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