Seats by political group - 1979-1984 Italy - Constitutive session

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Total seats

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • S - Socialist Group
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ED - European Democratic Group
  • COM - Communist and Allies Group
  • L - Liberal and Democratic Group
  • DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats
  • CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members
  • 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
S 13
PPE 30
COM 24
L 5
CDI 5
NI 4

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • S - Socialist Group
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ED - European Democratic Group
  • COM - Communist and Allies Group
  • L - Liberal and Democratic Group
  • DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats
  • CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members
  • 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 - 1979-1984 Italy - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
National Parties
S
PPE
ED
COM
L
DEP
CDI
NI
Seats
DC 29
PCI 19
PSI 9
Ind. Sin. 5
MSI-DN 4
PSDI 4
PLI 3
PR 3
PRI 2
DP 1
PDUP 1
SVP 1
Other parties 0
13 30 0 24 5 0 5 4 81

National Parties

  • DC - Democrazia Cristiana
  • PCI - Partito Comunista Italiano 
  • PSI - Partito Socialista Italiano Alleanza Democratica 
  • Ind. Sin. - Indipendenti di Sinestra
  • MSI-DN - Movimento Sociale Italiano – Destra Nazionale
  • PSDI - Partito Socialdemocratico
  • PLI - Partito Liberale Italiano
  • PR - Partito Radicale
  • PRI - Partito Repubblicano 
  • DP - Democrazia Proletaria
  • PDUP - Partito di Unità Proletaria
  • SVP - Südtiroler Volkspartei
  • Other parties - Other parties

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • S - Socialist Group
  • PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group)
  • ED - European Democratic Group
  • COM - Communist and Allies Group
  • L - Liberal and Democratic Group
  • DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats
  • CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members
  • 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) 30
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DC Democrazia Cristiana 29
SVP Südtiroler Volkspartei 1
COM - Communist and Allies Group 24
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PCI Partito Comunista Italiano  19
Ind. Sin. Indipendenti di Sinestra 5
S - Socialist Group 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PSI Partito Socialista Italiano Alleanza Democratica  9
PSDI Partito Socialdemocratico 4
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 5
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PLI Partito Liberale Italiano 3
PRI Partito Repubblicano  2
CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members 5
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PR Partito Radicale 3
DP Democrazia Proletaria 1
PDUP Partito di Unità Proletaria 1
NI - Non-attached Members 4
National parties which are members of this Political Group
MSI-DN Movimento Sociale Italiano – Destra Nazionale 4

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 Italy - Constitutive session

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National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
Italy European Union EU
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 14% 86% 16% 84%
1984 10% 90% 18% 82%
1989 12% 88% 19% 81%
1994 13% 87% 26% 74%
1999 11% 89% 30% 70%
2004 21% 79% 31% 69%
2009 21% 79% 35% 65%
2014 40% 60% 37% 63%
2019 41% 59% 41% 59%

Source: European Parliament

Turnout by year Italy - Final results

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National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year IT- Italy EU - European Union
1979 85.65% 61.99%
1984 82.47% 58.98%
1989 81.07% 58.41%
1994 73.60% 56.67%
1999 69.76% 49.51%
2004 71.72% 45.47%
2009 66.47% 42.97%
2014 57.22% 42.61%
2019 54.50% 50.66%

Source: European Parliament