Germany - Bundestag


In the 9th Bundestag (1980), 8.67% of representatives were women (45 out of 518.86)


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 FDP.

13.98% of this party's representatives are women. These 7.55 women account for 16.77% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party raises the representation of women by 0.62%.


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

3.87% of this party's representatives are women. These 2.01 women account for 4.47% of all women elected in this period.

Including this party lowers the representation of women by -0.53%.


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