Seats by political group: 1999-2004 Netherlands - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
GUE/NGL 1
PSE 6
Verts/ALE 4
EDD 3
ELDR 8
EPP-ED 9

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists
  • ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations Group
  • TDI - Technical Group of Independent Members - mixed group
  • EDD - Group for a Europe of Democracies and Diversities
  • 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: 1999-2004 Netherlands - 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 9
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CDA Christen Democratisch Appèl (Europese Volkspartij) 9
ELDR - Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party 8
National parties which are members of this Political Group
VVD Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie 6
D66 Demokraten 66 2
PSE - Group of the Party of European Socialists 6
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PvdA Partij van de Arbeid (Europese Sociaaldemocraten) 6
Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 4
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Groen Links Groenlinks 4
EDD - Group for a Europe of Democracies and Diversities 3
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SGP/GPV/RPF Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij/Gereformeerd Politiek Verbond/Reformatorische Politieke Federatie 3
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SP Socialistische Partij 1

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 Netherlands - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
Netherlands European Union
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 20% 80% 16% 84%
1984 28% 72% 18% 82%
1989 28% 72% 19% 81%
1994 32% 68% 26% 74%
1999 35% 65% 30% 70%
2004 48% 52% 31% 69%
2009 48% 52% 35% 65%
2014 42% 58% 37% 63%
2019 50% 50% 41% 59%
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Turnout by year Netherlands - Final results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year Netherlands European Union
1979 58.12% 61.99%
1984 50.88% 58.98%
1989 47.48% 58.41%
1994 35.69% 56.67%
1999 30.02% 49.51%
2004 39.26% 45.47%
2009 36.75% 42.97%
2014 37.32% 42.61%
2019 41.93% 50.62%
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