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Appendix 4 National voting strength in Council, European Parliament and Commission

Country

Pop.
(millions)

Council
votes

Pop. per
Council vote
(millions)

MEPs

Pop.
per MEP
(thousands)

Commission
members

Germany

81.4

10

8.1

99

820

2

UK

58.1

10

5.8

87

670

2

France

57.8

10

5.8

87

660

2

Italy

57.2

10

5.7

87

660

2

Spain

39.1

8

4.9

64

610

2

Netherlands

15.4

5

3.1

31

500

1

Greece

10.4

5

2.2

25

420

1

Belgium

10.1

5

2.0

25

400

1

Portugal

9.8

5

2.0

25

390

1

Sweden

8.8

4

2.2

22

400

1

Austria

8.0

4

2.0

21

380

1

Denmark

5.2

3

1.7

16

320

1

Finland

5.1

3

1.7

16

320

1

Ireland

3.6

3

1.2

15

240

1

Luxembourg

0.4

2

0.2

6

70

1

Total

370.3

87

4.3

626

590

20