The percentage of women MEPs in the current European Parliament varies between zero in Cyprus and 57 % in Sweden. In the May 2019 elections, eleven Member States had gender quotas, which mostly concern the make-up of electoral lists, applying to both sexes, to avoid the under-representation of either.
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