Results by national party: 2009-2014 Germany - Final results

Percentage of vote for national parties
National parties Percentage of votes
CDU - Christlich-Demokratische Union 30.70%
SPD - Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 20.80%
Grünen - Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 12.10%
FDP - Freie Demokratische Partei 11.00%
DIE LINKE - Die Linkspartei/ Die Linke 7.50%
CSU - Christlich-Soziale Union 7.20%
Other parties - Other parties 10.70%

Seats by political group: 2009-2014 Germany - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
GUE/NGL 8
S&D 23
Greens/EFA 14
ALDE 12
EPP 42

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • S&D - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Greens/EFA - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • ECR - European Conservatives and Reformists Group
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • EFD - Europe of freedom and democracy 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: 2009-2014 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 - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) 42
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CDU Christlich-Demokratische Union 34
CSU Christlich-Soziale Union 8
S&D - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament 23
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SPD Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 23
Greens/EFA - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 14
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Grünen Bündnis 90/Die Grünen 14
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 12
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FDP Freie Demokratische Partei 12
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 8
National parties which are members of this Political Group
DIE LINKE Die Linkspartei/ Die Linke 8

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% 50.62%
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