European Parliament: 2009-2014 Constitutive session

Distribution of political groups in the European Parliament
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats % of seats
EPP - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) 265 36.01%
S&D - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament 184 25.00%
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 84 11.41%
Greens/EFA - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 55 7.47%
ECR - European Conservatives and Reformists Group 54 7.34%
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 35 4.76%
EFD - Europe of freedom and democracy Group 32 4.35%
NI - Non-attached Members 27 3.67%

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.

Download and share
Download this graph