Seats by political group: 1979-1984 France - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
COM 19
S 21
PPE 9
DEP 15
L 17

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

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: 1979-1984 France - 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
S - Socialist Group 21
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PS Parti Socialiste 19
MRG Movement des Radicaux de Gauche 2
COM - Communist and Allies Group 19
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PCF Parti Communiste Francais 19
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 17
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UFE Union pour la France en Europe 16
PR Parti républicain 1
DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats 15
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DIFE Défense des Intérêts de la France en Europe 15
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 9
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UFE Union pour la France en Europe 9

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 France - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
France European Union
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 22% 78% 16% 84%
1984 21% 79% 18% 82%
1989 23% 77% 19% 81%
1994 30% 70% 26% 74%
1999 40% 60% 30% 70%
2004 45% 55% 31% 69%
2009 44% 56% 35% 65%
2014 42% 58% 37% 63%
2019 50% 50% 41% 59%
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Turnout by year France - Final results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year France European Union
1979 60.71% 61.99%
1984 56.72% 58.98%
1989 48.80% 58.41%
1994 52.71% 56.67%
1999 46.76% 49.51%
2004 42.76% 45.47%
2009 40.63% 42.97%
2014 42.43% 42.61%
2019 50.12% 50.66%
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