Strength of the Political Groups in the House of Councillors

(As of January 30,2023)

Political Groups in the House Number of Members Abbreviation
Liberal Democratic Party 118 (23) LDP
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and Social Democratic Party 40 (19) CDP
Komeito 27 (4) KP
Nippon Ishin(Japan Innovation Party) 21 (4) JIP
Democratic Party For the People and The Shin-Ryokufukai 13 (4) DPFP-SR
Japanese Communist Party 11 (5) JCP
NHK Party 2 (0) NHK
Okinawa Whirlwind 2 (0) OW
Independents 9 (4) None
INCUMBENTS 248 (64) -
Vacancies 0 -

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.