Germany - Bundestag

Bundestag: gender balance over time

This chart shows how the effects of the party with the best effect on representation and the party with the worst effect on representation have varied over time.

Where there is a larger gap between the Red and Blue lines, this represents where a single party is substantially lowering the gender ratio - and representation improves when this party is remove.

Where there is a larger gap between the Red and Orange lines, this represents where a single party is substantially raising the gender ratio - and representation decreases when this party is removed.


Current Relative Position

% of Women

Relative to the most recent result for lower house legislatures covered, the Bundestag is in position 26 out of 80, putting it in the top 40%. See in context.

Without Best Contributor (Social Democratic Party of Germany)

Removing the best contributor (Social Democratic Party of Germany), the Bundestag would be in position 29 out of 80, putting it in the top 40%.

Without Worst Contributor (Christian Democratic Union)

Removing the worst contributor (Christian Democratic Union), the Bundestag would be in position 19 out of 80, putting it in the top 30%.

All Parties Match Best Contributor (Social Democratic Party of Germany)

If all parties (that aren't already better) match the rate of the best contributor (Social Democratic Party of Germany), the Bundestag would be in position 3 out of 80, putting it in the top 10%.

Inter-Party Effect

Relative to the most recent result for lower house legislatures covered, the Bundestag is in position 21 out of 80, putting it in the top 30%. A higher number means the overall proportion of women present is more driven by differences between the parties than if the value was lower. See in context.


Legislative Periods

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