Japanese women in parliament
As of May 2004, Japan is ranked 96th in the world for the percentage of women in parliament.
Rwanda is number 1, and Scandinavian countries dominate the top 6.
The data in the table below has been compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by National Parliaments by 31 May 2004. 183 country are classified by descending order of the percentage of women in the lower or single House.