Germany - Bundestag
In the 19th Bundestag (2017), 30.79% of representatives were women (218 out of 708)
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 Social Democratic Party of Germany.
42.11% of this party's representatives are women. These 64 women account for 29.36% of all women elected in this period.
Including this party raises the representation of women by 3.09%.
The party that has the highest negative influential on the gender balance is Christian Democratic Union.
20.5% of this party's representatives are women. These 41 women account for 18.81% of all women elected in this period.
Including this party lowers the representation of women by -4.05%.
Read our methodology to learn more about these numbers.
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