Germany - Bundestag


In the 10th Bundestag (1983), 9.94% of representatives were women (51.78 out of 520.81)


This graph shows the respective contributions to overall gender representation of the bottom three and top three parties. Parties with a high proportion of women may still rank as having low contributions because of low total numbers of representatives.

0% represents the hypothetical gender balance of the chamber without each party in turn (see methodology) rather than 50/50.


The party that has the highest positive influential on the gender balance is Die Grünen.

30.06% of this party's representatives are women. These 8.55 women account for 16.51% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 1.16%.


The party that has the highest negative influential on the gender balance is CDU.

7.71% of this party's representatives are women. These 15.61 women account for 30.15% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -1.42%.


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