Germany - Bundestag


In the 5th Bundestag (1965), 7.65% of representatives were women (39.62 out of 517.79)


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.

9.35% of this party's representatives are women. These 20.08 women account for 50.69% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 1.2%.


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

4.81% of this party's representatives are women. These 2.4 women account for 6.06% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.3%.


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