Seats by political group - 1994-1999 Germany - Constitutive session

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Total seats

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
  • GUE - Confederal Group of the European United Left
  • FE - Forza Europa Group
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • ARE - Group of the European Radical Alliance
  • EDN - Europe of Nations Group (Coordination Group)
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
PSE 40
PPE 47
V 12

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
  • GUE - Confederal Group of the European United Left
  • FE - Forza Europa Group
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • ARE - Group of the European Radical Alliance
  • EDN - Europe of Nations Group (Coordination Group)
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament

Breakdown of national parties and political groups - 1994-1999 Germany - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
National Parties
PSE
PPE
ELDR
GUE
FE
RDE
V
ARE
EDN
NI
Seats
SPD 40
CDU 39
GRÜNE 12
CSU 8
Other parties 0
40 47 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 99

National Parties

  • SPD - Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
  • CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union
  • GRÜNE - Bündnis 90/Grüne
  • CSU - Christlich-Soziale Union
  • Other parties - Other parties

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
  • GUE - Confederal Group of the European United Left
  • FE - Forza Europa Group
  • RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance
  • V - The Green Group in the European Parliament
  • ARE - Group of the European Radical Alliance
  • EDN - Europe of Nations Group (Coordination Group)
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 47
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CDU Christlich-Demokratische Union 39
CSU Christlich-Soziale Union 8
PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists 40
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 40
V - The Green Group in the European Parliament 12
National parties which are members of this Political Group
GRÜNE Bündnis 90/Grüne 12

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament

MEPs' gender balance by year Germany - Constitutive session

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National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
Germany European Union EU
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 15% 85% 16% 84%
1984 20% 80% 18% 82%
1989 31% 69% 19% 81%
1994 35% 65% 26% 74%
1999 37% 63% 30% 70%
2004 33% 67% 31% 69%
2009 37% 63% 35% 65%
2014 36% 64% 37% 63%
2019 36% 64% 41% 59%

Source: European Parliament

Turnout by year Germany - Final results

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National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year DE- Germany EU - European Union
1979 65.73% 61.99%
1984 56.76% 58.98%
1989 62.28% 58.41%
1994 60.02% 56.67%
1999 45.19% 49.51%
2004 43.00% 45.47%
2009 43.27% 42.97%
2014 48.10% 42.61%
2019 61.38% 50.66%

Source: European Parliament