Germany - Bundestag
In the 3rd Bundestag (1957), 9.25% of representatives were women (48.01 out of 518.77)
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.
11.97% of this party's representatives are women. These 21.65 women account for 45.09% of all women elected in this period.
Including this party raises the representation of women by 1.45%.
The party that has the highest negative influential on the gender balance is CSU.
5.46% of this party's representatives are women. These three women account for 6.25% of all women elected in this period.
Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.45%.
Read our methodology to learn more about these numbers.
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