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Leaders of major political parties RSS

Organisations covered:

  • Major political parties - those with at least 5% of seats in the national parliament (either of the upper or lower houses in case of a bicameral system). See mapping tablepdf(104 kB) for a list of organisations covered in each country.

Positions covered:

  • Party leader(s) and deputy leader(s). In the case that a party is governed by a group then the chair and deputy chair of the committee/group/board are counted.

Main sources of data:

  • Party websites
  • Direct contacts

Periodicity of data collection:

Annual

The latest data and all existing historical data:

Data in Excel format excel8book(38 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Major political parties

  Leader Deputy leader
  Women
(N)
Men
(N)
Women
(%)
Men
(%)
Women
(N)
Men
(N)
Women
(%)
Men
(%)
EU-28 19 125 13 87 57 116 33 67
                 
Belgium 2 8 20 80 7 7 50 50
Bulgaria 0 4 0 100 1 2 33 67
Czech Republic 0 7 0 100 1 6 14 86
Denmark 2 4 33 67 1 6 14 86
Germany 3 4 43 57 3 4 43 57
Estonia 0 4 0 100 5 8 38 62
Ireland 0 4 0 100 2 1 67 33
Greece 0 5 0 100 0 5 0 100
Spain 0 2 0 100 1 1 50 50
France 0 4 0 100 1 2 33 67
Croatia 1 2 33 67 1 5 17 83
Italy 0 6 0 100 0 6 0 100
Cyprus 0 4 0 100 0 3 0 100
Latvia 1 5 17 83 1 4 20 80
Lithuania 1 6 14 86 4 6 40 60
Luxembourg 1 4 20 80 1 3 25 75
Hungary 0 4 0 100 0 5 0 100
Malta 0 2 0 100 0 2 0 100
The Netherlands 2 5 29 71 3 4 43 57
Austria 1 3 25 75 1 4 20 80
Poland 0 5 0 100 4 7 36 64
Portugal 0 4 0 100 1 1 50 50
Romania 1 4 20 80 0 5 0 100
Slovenia 1 5 17 83 5 7 42 58
Slovakia 0 5 0 100 1 4 20 80
Finland 1 5 17 83 6 4 60 40
Sweden 2 7 22 78 6 1 86 14
United Kingdom 0 3 0 100 1 3 25 75
                 
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 0 4 0 100 1 4 20 80
Turkey 0 3 0 100 0 3 0 100
Republic of Serbia 0 3 0 100 1 2 33 67
Iceland 2 3 40 60 2 2 50 50
                 
Liechtenstein 1 4 20 80 1 4 20 80
Norway 3 3 50 50 3 4 43 57
                 
All countries 25 145 15 85 65 135 33 67
- = not applicable, : = not available
Data collected between 11/04/2014-30/04/2014