Strength of the Political Groups in the House of Councillors

(As of December 5,2023)

Political Groups in the House Number of Members Abbreviation
Liberal Democratic Party 117 (24) LDP
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party 40 (20) CDP
Komeito 27 (4) KP
Nippon Ishin(Japan Innovation Party) 20 (4) JIP
Democratic Party For the People and The Shin-Ryokufukai 13 (4) DPFP-SR
Japanese Communist Party 11 (5) JCP
Okinawa Whirlwind 2 (0) OW
The Party to Protect People from NHK 2 (0) NHK Party
Independents 10 (4) None
INCUMBENTS 247 (66) -
Vacancies 1 -

Notes: Figures in parentheses show the number of women members.

Most house members belong to political groups, which is formed based on their political parties. On this Web site, the names of the political groups are abbreviated as listed above for layout reasons. These abbreviations are not the official abbreviations for the various political groups.