Seats by political group - 2004-2009 Italy - Constitutive session

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Total seats

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations 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
EPP-ED 24
PSE 16
ALDE 12
Verts/ALE 2
GUE/NGL 7
IND/DEM 4
UEN 9
NI 4

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations 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 - 2004-2009 Italy - Constitutive session

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
National Parties
EPP-ED
PSE
ALDE
Verts/ALE
GUE/NGL
IND/DEM
UEN
NI
Seats
FI 16
DS (U.Ulivo) 12
AN 9
DL Margh (U.Ulivo) 7
RC 5
UDC 5
LN 4
Fed. Verdi 2
Ind (U.Ulivo) 2
L. Bonino 2
PdCI 2
S.C.D.P(IdV) 2
SDI (U.Ulivo) 2
AP-UDEUR 1
Alt.Sociale 1
Fiamma Tricolore 1
MRE (U.Ulivo) 1
NPSI(s.u.p.e) 1
P.Pensionati 1
SVP 1
US (s.u.p.e) 1
Other parties 0
24 16 12 2 7 4 9 4 78

National Parties

  • FI - Forza Italia
  • DS (U.Ulivo) - Democratico della Sinistra
  • AN - Alleanza Nazionale
  • DL Margh (U.Ulivo) - Democrazia è Libertà - La Margherita
  • RC - Partito della Rifondazione Comunista
  • UDC - Unione dei Democratici Cristiani e di Centro
  • LN - Lega Nord
  • Fed. Verdi - Greens
  • Ind (U.Ulivo) - Independent
  • L. Bonino - Lista Bonino
  • PdCI - Partito dei Comunisti Italiani
  • S.C.D.P(IdV) - Società Civile Di Pietro (Italia dei Valori)
  • SDI (U.Ulivo) - Socialdemocratici Italiani
  • AP-UDEUR - Unione dei democratici per l’Europa
  • Alt.Sociale - Alternativa Sociale
  • Fiamma Tricolore - Fiamma Tricolore
  • MRE (U.Ulivo) - Movimento Repubblicani Europei
  • NPSI(s.u.p.e) - Nuovo Partito Socialista Italiano
  • P.Pensionati - Partito dei pensionati
  • SVP - Südtiroler Volkspartei
  • US (s.u.p.e) - Unità Socialista
  • Other parties - Other parties

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations 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
EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats 24
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FI Forza Italia 16
UDC Unione dei Democratici Cristiani e di Centro 5
AP-UDEUR Unione dei democratici per l’Europa 1
P.Pensionati Partito dei pensionati 1
SVP Südtiroler Volkspartei 1
PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament 16
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DS (U.Ulivo) Democratico della Sinistra 12
SDI (U.Ulivo) Socialdemocratici Italiani 2
Ind (U.Ulivo) Independent 2
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 12
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DL Margh (U.Ulivo) Democrazia è Libertà - La Margherita 7
S.C.D.P(IdV) Società Civile Di Pietro (Italia dei Valori) 2
L. Bonino Lista Bonino 2
MRE (U.Ulivo) Movimento Repubblicani Europei 1
UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations Group 9
National parties which are members of this Political Group
AN Alleanza Nazionale 9
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
RC Partito della Rifondazione Comunista 5
PdCI Partito dei Comunisti Italiani 2
IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group 4
National parties which are members of this Political Group
LN Lega Nord 4
Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 2
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Fed. Verdi Greens 2
NI - Non-attached Members 4
National parties which are members of this Political Group
NPSI(s.u.p.e) Nuovo Partito Socialista Italiano 1
US (s.u.p.e) Unità Socialista 1
Alt.Sociale Alternativa Sociale 1
Fiamma Tricolore Fiamma Tricolore 1

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