Germany - Bundestag


In the 11th Bundestag (1987), 15.84% of representatives were women (83.53 out of 527.22)


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.

56.47% of this party's representatives are women. These 23.71 women account for 28.39% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 3.52%.


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

9.08% of this party's representatives are women. These 17.12 women account for 20.49% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -3.76%.


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