Women in National Parliaments, 2001

Country Female share
in parliament
in 2001
Austria 28%
Belgium 23
Denmark 38
Finland 37
France 10
Germany 32
Greece 9
Ireland 13
Italy 11
Luxembourg 17
Netherlands 35
Portugal 20
Spain 28
Sweden 44
United Kingdom 18
Source: The Social Situation in the European Union: 2003

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