Germany - Bundestag


In the 16th Bundestag (2005), 32% of representatives were women (196.2 out of 613.14)


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 Bündnis 90/Die Grünen.

57.62% of this party's representatives are women. These 29.39 women account for 14.98% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 2.32%.


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

21.21% of this party's representatives are women. These 38 women account for 19.37% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -4.45%.


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