Germany - Bundestag


In the 6th Bundestag (1969), 6.43% of representatives were women (33.29 out of 517.74)


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.

7.25% of this party's representatives are women. These 17.18 women account for 51.6% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 0.69%.


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

6.03% of this party's representatives are women. These 12.11 women account for 36.38% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.26%.


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