Seats by political group: 2004-2009 Belgium - Constitutive session

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
PSE 7
Verts/ALE 2
ALDE 6
EPP-ED 6
NI 3

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations 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: 2004-2009 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
PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
PS Parti Socialiste 4
S.PA-spirit Socialistische Partij - Anders-Spirit 3
EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats 6
National parties which are members of this Political Group
CD&V/N-VA Christen-Democratisch en Vlaams / Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie 4
cdH Centre Démocrate Humaniste 1
CSP Christeliche Soziale Partei 1
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 6
National parties which are members of this Political Group
VLD/Vivant Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten and Vivant 3
MR (prl) Parti Réformateur Liberal 2
MR (mcc) Mouvement des Citoyens pour le Changement 1
Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 2
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Groen! Groen! 1
ECOLO Ecologistes Confédérés pour I’organisation de luttes originales 1
NI - Non-attached Members 3
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Vl. Blok Vlaams Blok 3

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 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%
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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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