European Database: Women in Decision-making

Fact Sheet:
Women in the National Parliaments of the EU-Member States - 2000

- by Proportion of Women

  Lower House/ Parliament Upper House (if existing) Total
Country Update Members Women Women % Members Women Women % Members Women Women %
Austria July 00 183 49 26,8 64 9 14,1 247 58 23,5
Belgium May 00 150 36 28,8 73 21 29,6 223 57 25,6
Denmark May 00 175 65 37,1 - 175 65 37,1
Finland Jun 00 200 74 37,0 - 200 74 37,0
France May 00 577 59 10,2 321 19 5,9 898 78 8,7
Germany May 00 669 209 31,2 69 13 18,8 738 222 30,1
Greece April 00 300 31 10,3 - 300 31 10,3
Ireland Jan. 00 166 22 13,3 60 11 18,3 226 33 14,6
Italy May 00 626 71 11,3 324 26 8,0 950 97 10,2
Luxembourg May 00 60 10 16,7 - 60 10 16,7
Netherlands July 00 150 54 36,0 75 21 28,0 225 75 33,3
Portugal Jan 00 230 45 19,6 - 230 45 19,6
Spain April 00 349 97 27,8 208 54 26,0 557 151 27,1
Sweden Jun 00 349 157 45,0 - 349 157 45,0
UK July 00 658 122 18,5 666 105 15,8 1324 227 17,1
Total 4842 1101 22,7 1860 279 15,0 6702 1380 20,6
EEA-States:
Liechtenstein May 00 25 1 4,0 - 25 1 4,0
Iceland Jun 00 23 63 36,5 - 63 23 36,5
Norway   165 60 36,4 - 165 60 36,4


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