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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(102 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(22 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 17 127 12 88 62 118 34 66
Belgium 2 8 20 80 7 7 50 50
Bulgaria 0 3 0 100 1 2 33 67
Czech Republic 0 5 0 100 1 4 20 80
Denmark 2 4 33 67 1 6 14 86
Germany 3 5 38 62 5 5 50 50
Estonia 0 4 0 100 4 8 33 67
Ireland 0 4 0 100 2 1 67 33
Greece 0 5 0 100 0 4 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 0 7 0 100 4 6 40 60
Luxembourg 1 4 20 80 1 3 25 75
Hungary 0 4 0 100 0 4 0 100
Malta 0 2 0 100 0 2 0 100
The Netherlands 1 6 14 86 1 6 14 86
Austria 1 4 20 80 5 6 45 55
Poland 0 5 0 100 3 8 27 73
Portugal 0 4 0 100 1 2 33 67
Romania 1 4 20 80 1 4 20 80
Slovenia 1 5 17 83 7 5 58 42
Slovakia 0 6 0 100 1 5 17 83
Finland 1 5 17 83 6 5 55 45
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 0 4 0 100
Turkey 1 4 20 80 0 3 0 100
Republic of Serbia 0 5 0 100 1 4 20 80
Iceland 0 4 0 100 3 1 75 25
Liechtenstein 0 3 0 100 2 3 40 60
Norway 3 3 50 50 4 4 50 50
All countries 21 150 12 88 72 137 34 66
- = not applicable , : = not available
Data collected between 20/03/2013-23/04/2013