Germany - Bundestag


In the 13th Bundestag (1994), 26.35% of representatives were women (177.07 out of 671.93)


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 SPD.

34.55% of this party's representatives are women. These 87.06 women account for 49.17% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 4.92%.


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

14.56% of this party's representatives are women. These 35.53 women account for 20.06% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -6.72%.


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