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Countries With The Most And Least Number Of Female Legislators

Saudi Arabia > United States

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Here are some other interesting rankings of countries from the list:


84. United States of America

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Women occupy 18.3% of seats in the House of Representatives. That's 79 women for 432 seats. However NPR notes that the list does not recognize countries that are tied with the same rank, so there are actually 98 countries with a higher percentage of female legislators than the U.S.

Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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