European Parliament: 2009-2014 Outgoing Parliament

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) 273 35.73%
S&D - Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament 195 25.52%
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 83 10.86%
Greens/EFA - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 57 7.46%
ECR - European Conservatives and Reformists Group 57 7.46%
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 35 4.58%
EFD - Europe of freedom and democracy Group 31 4.06%
NI - Non-attached Members 33 4.32%

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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