Germany - Bundestag


In the 8th Bundestag (1976), 7.67% of representatives were women (39.71 out of 517.88)


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.

8.91% of this party's representatives are women. These 17.9 women account for 45.07% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 0.79%.


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

7.04% of this party's representatives are women. These 15.77 women account for 39.73% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.47%.


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