Germany - Bundestag


In the 7th Bundestag (1972), 6.43% of representatives were women (33.29 out of 517.91)


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 CDU.

8% of this party's representatives are women. These 14.88 women account for 44.7% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 0.88%.


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

2.08% of this party's representatives are women. These one women account for 3% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.44%.


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