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Gender parity in national parliament

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Seats held by men in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
1990505 
1997477 
1998477 
1999476 
2000477 
2001445 
2002445 
2003445 
2004446 
2005446 
2006437 
2007435 
2008435 
2009435 
2010426 

Seats held by women in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
19907 
199723 
199823 
199924 
200023 
200135 
200235 
200335 
200434 
200534 
200643 
200745 
200845 
200945 
201054 

Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19901.4 
19974.6 
19984.6 
19994.8 
20004.6 
20017.3 
20027.3 
20037.3 
20047.1 
20057.1 
20069 
20079.4 
20089.4 
20099.4 
201011.3 

Total number of seats in national parliament

YearValueFootnotes
1990512 
1997500 
1998500 
1999500 
2000500 
2001480 
2002480 
2003480 
2004480 
2005480 
2006480 
2007480 
2008480 
2009480 
2010480 

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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