Germany - Bundestag


In the 2nd Bundestag (1953), 9.44% of representatives were women (48.26 out of 511.08)


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.

13.08% of this party's representatives are women. These 21.23 women account for 43.98% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 1.69%.


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

5.77% of this party's representatives are women. These three women account for 6.22% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.42%.


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