Seats by political group: 2004-2009 Germany - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
GUE/NGL 7
PSE 23
Verts/ALE 13
ALDE 7
EPP-ED 49

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

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Breakdown by national parties and political groups: 2004-2009 Germany - Constitutive session

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 49
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CDU Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands 40
CSU Christlich-Soziale Union 9
PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament 23
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 23
Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 13
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Grüne Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 13
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FDP Freie Demokratische Partei 7
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PDS Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus 7

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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MEPs' gender balance by year Germany - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
Germany European Union
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%
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Turnout by year Germany - Final results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year Germany 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%
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