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

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
S 7
CDI 1
PPE 10
L 4
NI 2

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 Belgium - 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
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 10
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CVP-EVP Christelijke Volkspartij - Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams 7
PSC-PPE Parti Social Chrétien - Centre Démocrate Humaniste 3
S - Socialist Group 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PS Parti Socialiste 4
SP Socialistische Partij 3
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 4
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PRL Parti Réformateur Libéral 2
PVV-ELD Partij voor Vrijheid en Vooruitgang-Open Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten 2
CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
VU Volksunie 1
NI - Non-attached Members 2
National parties which are members of this Political Group
FRF-RW Front Démocratique des Francophones-Rassemblement Wallon 2

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.

02/07/2019 - 16:25
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MEPs' gender balance by year Belgium - Constitutive session

National and European gender balance of MEPs by year
Belgium European Union
Year Women Men Women Men
1979 8% 92% 16% 84%
1984 17% 83% 18% 82%
1989 17% 83% 19% 81%
1994 32% 68% 26% 74%
1999 28% 72% 30% 70%
2004 33% 67% 31% 69%
2009 36% 64% 35% 65%
2014 29% 71% 37% 63%
2019 38% 62% 41% 59%
27/05/2019 - 10:18
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Turnout by year Belgium - Provisional results

National and European turnout by year, in percentage points
Year Belgium European Union
1979 91.36% 61.99%
1984 92.09% 58.98%
1989 90.73% 58.41%
1994 90.66% 56.67%
1999 91.05% 49.51%
2004 90.81% 45.47%
2009 90.39% 42.97%
2014 89.64% 42.61%
2019 88.47% 50.62%
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