Federal Parliamentary Republic
Population: 8.2 million
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Head of State

Dr Heinz Fischer (President)
2004 – present
Social Democratic Party

Head of Government

Werner Faymann (Chancellor)
2008 – present
Social Democratic Party

Government of Austria

Social Democratic Party
with People’s Party

Presidential Elections

Last: 25th April 2010
Next: 24th April 2016 (expected)

Parliamentary Elections

Last: 28 September 2008
Next: 22 September 2013 (latest possible)

Current Nationalrat (183 total seats)
Social Democratic Party
57 seats
Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (SPÖ)

People’s Party
51 seats
Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP)

Freedom Party
34 seats
Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ)

Alliance for the Future
21 seats
Bündnis Zukunft Österreich (BZÖ)

The Greens
20 seats
Die Grünen

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