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Gender parity in national parliament

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Seats held by men in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
1990173 
1997300 
1998300 
1999282 
2000280 
2001280 
2002280 
2003280 
2004280 
2005269 
2006269 
2007269 
2008268 
2009268 
2010222 

Seats held by women in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
19905 
1997100 
1998100 
1999118 
2000120 
2001119 
2002119 
2003119 
2004119 
2005131 
2006131 
2007131 
2008132 
2009132 
2010178 

Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19902.8 
199725 
199825 
199929.5 
200030 
200129.8 
200229.8 
200329.8 
200429.8 
200532.8 
200632.8 
200732.8 
200833 
200933 
201044.5 

Total number of seats in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
1990178 
1997400 
1998400 
1999400 
2000400 
2001399 
2002399 
2003399 
2004399 
2005400 
2006400 
2007400 
2008400 
2009400 
2010400 

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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