European Database: Women in Decision-making

Fact Sheet:
Women in the National Parliaments of the EU-Member States - 2001

- by Member State

  Lower House/ Parliament Upper House (if existing) Total
Country Update Members Women Women % Members Women Women % Members Women Women %
Austria April 01 183 51 27,9 64 16 25,0 247 67 27,1
Belgium May 01 151 35 23,2 73 20 27,4 224 55 24,6
Denmark March 01 175 67 38,3 - 175 67 38,3
Finland March 01 200 74 37,0 - 200 74 37,0
France March 01 574 55 9,6 321 19 5,9 895 74 8,3
Germany March 01 669 211 31,5 69 9 13,0 738 220 29,8
Greece March 01 300 26 8,7 - 300 26 8,7
Ireland March 01 166 21 12,7 60 11 18,3 226 32 14,2
Italy May 00 626 71 11,3 324 26 8,0 950 97 10,2
Luxembourg March 01 60 10 16,7 - 60 10 16,7
Netherlands April 01 150 52 34,7 75 21 28,0 225 73 32,4
Portugal April 01 230 46 20,0 - 230 46 20,0
Spain April 01 350 97 27,7 208 54 26,0 558 151 27,1
Sweden April 01 350 155 44,3 - 350 155 44,3
UK April 01 658 120 18,2 666 105 15,8 1324 225 17,0
Total 4842 1091 22,5 1860 281 15,1 6702 1372 20,5
EEA-States:
Iceland May 01 22 63 34,9 - 63 22 34,9
Liechtenstein May 01 25 3 12,0 - 25 3 12,0
Norway May 01 165 68 41,2 - 165 68 41,2


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