Data on age: By country

Country data as of January 2022

CountryChamberStructure of parliamentChamber typeLast electionFirst sessionAverage age% 30 or under% 40 or under% 45 or under
AfghanistanHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamber20 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 201826 Apr 2019-5.6537.1050.81
AlbaniaParliamentUnicameral25 Apr 202110 Sep 202149.744.1018.0331.15
AlgeriaNational People's AssemblyBicameralLower chamber12 Jun 202108 Jul 2021----
AndorraGeneral CouncilUnicameral07 Apr 201902 May 201948.893.5710.7135.71
AngolaNational AssemblyUnicameral23 Aug 201728 Sep 2017-0.5611.1117.78
Antigua and BarbudaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber21 Mar 201826 Mar 2018-5.5611.1127.78
ArgentinaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber14 Nov 202110 Dec 2021-1.2015.2030.80
ArmeniaNational AssemblyUnicameral20 Jun 202102 Aug 202140.0213.0852.3470.09
AustraliaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber18 May 201902 Jul 201950.710.0013.9125.83
AustriaNational CouncilBicameralLower chamber29 Sep 201923 Oct 201947.297.6527.8743.72
AzerbaijanNational AssemblyUnicameral09 Feb 202010 Mar 2020-1.7914.2930.36
BahamasHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber16 Sep 202107 Oct 2021----
BahrainCouncil of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Nov 2018 - 01 Dec 2018-46.82.5025.0047.50
BangladeshParliamentUnicameral30 Dec 201830 Jan 201959.480.295.7110.57
BarbadosHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber19 Jan 2022-----
BelarusHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber17 Nov 201906 Dec 201950.51.8213.6420.91
BelgiumHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber26 May 201920 Jun 201946.13.3328.0054.00
BelizeHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber11 Nov 202011 Dec 2020----
BeninNational AssemblyUnicameral28 Apr 201916 May 201954.320.004.8212.05
BhutanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber18 Oct 201831 Oct 2018432.1321.2846.81
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Chamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber18 Oct 202003 Nov 202044.36.1542.3160.00
Bosnia and HerzegovinaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber07 Oct 201806 Dec 201854.260.004.7619.05
BotswanaNational AssemblyUnicameral23 Oct 201905 Nov 2019-0.007.9415.87
BrazilChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber07 Oct 201801 Feb 201951.584.8726.9040.16
Brunei DarussalamLegislative CouncilUnicameral13 Jan 2017-----
BulgariaNational AssemblyUnicameral14 Nov 202103 Dec 2021-4.5832.9251.67
Burkina FasoNational AssemblyUnicameral22 Nov 202028 Dec 2020----
BurundiNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber20 May 202004 Aug 202055---
Cabo VerdeNational AssemblyUnicameral18 Apr 202113 May 202147.90.0016.6741.67
CambodiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber29 Jul 201805 Sep 201864.30.004.008.00
CameroonNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber09 Feb 2020 - 22 Mar 202010 Mar 2020551.118.8918.33
CanadaHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamber20 Sep 202122 Nov 2021----
Central African RepublicNational AssemblyUnicameral27 Dec 2020 - 25 Jul 202103 May 2021-1.4317.1429.29
ChadTransitional National CouncilUnicameral24 Sep 202105 Oct 2021-2.1524.7338.71
ChileChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber21 Nov 2021-----
ChinaNational People's CongressUnicameral05 Mar 201805 Mar 2018531.245.6111.56
ColombiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber11 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 201820 Jul 2018-7.2732.7346.67
ComorosAssembly of the UnionUnicameral19 Jan 2020 - 23 Feb 202003 Apr 2020----
CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber16 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 201719 Aug 2017-1.9911.9220.53
Costa RicaLegislative AssemblyUnicameral04 Feb 201801 May 201848.893.5133.3345.61
Côte d'IvoireNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber06 Mar 2021 - 12 Jun 202130 Mar 202155.180.393.1515.35
CroatiaCroatian ParliamentUnicameral05 Jul 202022 Jul 2020-0.6622.5239.74
CubaNational Assembly of the People's PowerUnicameral11 Mar 201819 Apr 2018----
CyprusHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral30 May 202110 Jun 202149.411.7923.2133.93
Czech RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber08 Oct 2021 - 09 Oct 202108 Nov 202150.42.0019.0033.00
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaSupreme People's AssemblyUnicameral10 Mar 201911 Apr 2019----
Democratic Republic of the CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber30 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 201928 Jan 201951.7---
DenmarkThe Danish ParliamentUnicameral05 Jun 201920 Jun 201946.79.5030.7349.72
DjiboutiNational AssemblyUnicameral23 Feb 201815 Mar 201849.179.2329.2338.46
DominicaHouse of AssemblyUnicameral06 Dec 201910 Feb 2020----
Dominican RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber05 Jul 202016 Aug 2020----
EcuadorNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Feb 202114 May 202146.165.1133.5854.01
EgyptHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Oct 2020 - 08 Dec 202012 Jan 2021-2.3620.9532.94
El SalvadorLegislative AssemblyUnicameral28 Feb 202101 May 202150.92---
Equatorial GuineaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber12 Nov 201712 Jan 2018----
EritreaNational AssemblyUnicameral01 Feb 199401 Feb 1994----
EstoniaThe Estonian ParliamentUnicameral03 Mar 201904 Apr 201951.622.9719.8035.64
EswatiniHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber21 Sep 201811 Oct 2018-0.0016.4435.62
EthiopiaHouse of Peoples' RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber21 Jun 2021 - 30 Sep 202104 Oct 2021-6.1035.3763.62
FijiParliamentUnicameral14 Nov 201826 Nov 2018-0.0011.7619.61
FinlandParliamentUnicameral14 Apr 201924 Apr 2019483.5029.0045.00
FranceNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber11 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 201727 Jun 2017-5.5523.2236.92
GabonNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber06 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 201811 Jan 2019----
Gambia (The)National AssemblyUnicameral06 Apr 201711 Apr 2017-10.3436.2156.90
GeorgiaParliamentUnicameral31 Oct 2020 - 21 Nov 202013 Dec 202047.572.6724.6749.33
GermanyGerman BundestagBicameralLower chamber26 Sep 202126 Oct 202147.38.8328.9441.98
GhanaParliamentUnicameral07 Dec 202007 Jan 2021490.7312.3628.00
GreeceHellenic ParliamentUnicameral07 Jul 201917 Jul 201953.850.6712.3324.67
GrenadaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber13 Mar 201827 Apr 2018----
GuatemalaCongress of the RepublicUnicameral16 Jun 201914 Jan 2020476.8829.3841.88
GuineaTransitional National CouncilUnicameral22 Jan 2022-----
Guinea-BissauPeople's National AssemblyUnicameral10 Mar 201918 Apr 2019----
GuyanaNational AssemblyUnicameral02 Mar 202001 Sep 202047.831.4931.3446.27
HaitiChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber09 Aug 2015 - 25 Oct 201511 Jan 2016-0.0014.5341.03
HondurasNational CongressUnicameral28 Nov 202121 Jan 2022----
HungaryNational AssemblyUnicameral08 Apr 201808 May 2018-1.0118.0932.66
IcelandParliamentUnicameral25 Sep 202125 Nov 202148.737.9420.6341.27
IndiaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamber11 Apr 2019 - 19 May 201917 Jun 2019510.7910.7120.24
IndonesiaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral17 Apr 201901 Oct 201951.623.8314.9626.26
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Islamic Parliament of IranUnicameral21 Feb 2020 - 11 Sep 202027 May 202051.040.0014.4425.35
IraqCouncil of Representatives of IraqUnicameral10 Oct 202109 Jan 2022----
IrelandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber08 Feb 202020 Feb 202048.53.7518.7541.25
IsraelParliamentUnicameral23 Mar 202106 Apr 202152.440.0017.5031.67
ItalyChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber04 Mar 201824 Mar 201844.256.8342.7059.52
JamaicaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber03 Sep 202015 Sep 2020-0.009.5220.63
JapanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber31 Oct 202110 Nov 202155.530.226.0217.20
JordanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Nov 202010 Dec 202051.960.0011.5423.08
KazakhstanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Jan 202115 Jan 2021-1.8917.9229.25
KenyaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber08 Aug 201731 Aug 201750.730.5712.8929.80
KiribatiHouse of AssemblyUnicameral14 Apr 2020 - 22 Apr 202022 May 2020-0.0013.3324.44
KuwaitNational AssemblyUnicameral05 Dec 202015 Dec 2020-0.0012.3124.62
KyrgyzstanSupreme CouncilUnicameral28 Nov 202129 Dec 202146.155.1326.5042.74
Lao People's Democratic RepublicNational AssemblyUnicameral21 Feb 202122 Mar 202153.40.002.4412.20
LatviaParliamentUnicameral06 Oct 201806 Nov 201847.34.0027.0051.00
LebanonNational AssemblyUnicameral06 May 201823 May 201860.410.003.919.38
LesothoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber03 Jun 201712 Jun 2017-0.004.3513.91
LiberiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Oct 201715 Jan 2018----
LibyaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral25 Jun 201404 Aug 2014-0.0013.5329.41
LiechtensteinDietUnicameral07 Feb 202125 Mar 202152.040.0012.0024.00
LithuaniaParliamentUnicameral11 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 202013 Nov 2020492.8429.0845.39
LuxembourgChamber of DeputiesUnicameral14 Oct 201830 Oct 201853.073.3320.0028.33
MadagascarNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber27 May 201916 Jul 201949.880.0013.8931.25
MalawiNational AssemblyUnicameral21 May 201919 Jun 2019----
MalaysiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber09 May 201816 Jul 201855.890.9010.3618.02
MaldivesPeople's MajlisUnicameral06 Apr 201928 May 201943.753.4526.4459.77
MaliTransitional National CouncilUnicameral05 Dec 202003 Dec 2020-3.3121.4933.06
MaltaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral03 Jun 201724 Jun 201746.75.9726.8746.27
Marshall IslandsParliamentUnicameral18 Nov 201906 Jan 2020----
MauritaniaNational AssemblyUnicameral01 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 201808 Oct 2018----
MauritiusNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Nov 201921 Nov 201949.411.4321.4340.00
MexicoChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber06 Jun 202101 Sep 202148.055.2028.6044.80
Micronesia (Federated States of)CongressUnicameral02 Mar 202111 May 2021-0.000.007.14
MonacoNational CouncilUnicameral11 Feb 201822 Feb 2018-0.0029.1733.33
MongoliaState Great HuralUnicameral24 Jun 202030 Jun 2020----
MontenegroParliamentUnicameral30 Aug 202023 Sep 202046.444.9437.0453.09
MoroccoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber08 Sep 202108 Oct 2021-4.5617.4728.35
MozambiqueAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral15 Oct 201913 Jan 202051.171.2022.0033.20
MyanmarHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber08 Nov 202001 Feb 2021----
NamibiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber27 Nov 201920 Mar 2020----
NauruParliamentUnicameral24 Aug 201927 Aug 2019-0.0031.5857.89
NepalHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber26 Nov 2017 - 07 Dec 201705 Mar 2018-0.005.0916.36
NetherlandsHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber17 Mar 202131 Mar 202143.715.3339.3362.00
New ZealandHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral17 Oct 202025 Nov 202047.384.1727.5040.83
NicaraguaNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Nov 202109 Jan 2022-0.005.4914.29
NigerNational AssemblyUnicameral27 Dec 202022 Mar 2021----
NigeriaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber23 Feb 201911 Jun 201955.7---
North MacedoniaAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral15 Jul 202004 Aug 202049.715.0033.3353.33
NorwayParliamentUnicameral13 Sep 202101 Oct 202146.113.6134.3244.97
OmanShura CouncilBicameralLower chamber27 Oct 201903 Nov 2019450.0026.7446.51
PakistanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber25 Jul 201813 Aug 201852.392.6314.3331.87
PalauHouse of DelegatesBicameralLower chamber03 Nov 202021 Jan 2021----
PanamaNational AssemblyUnicameral05 May 201901 Jul 2019----
Papua New GuineaNational ParliamentUnicameral24 Jun 2017 - 08 Jul 201702 Aug 2017-0.009.2119.74
ParaguayChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber22 Apr 201801 Jul 201845.911.2528.7550.00
PeruCongress of the RepublicUnicameral11 Apr 202126 Jul 202148.28---
PhilippinesHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber13 May 201922 Jul 2019----
PolandSejmBicameralLower chamber13 Oct 201912 Nov 2019504.3522.3936.96
PortugalAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral06 Oct 201925 Oct 2019495.2226.9639.13
QatarShura CouncilUnicameral02 Oct 202126 Oct 2021-0.000.007.32
Republic of KoreaNational AssemblyUnicameral15 Apr 202030 May 202054.90.003.707.41
Republic of MoldovaParliamentUnicameral11 Jul 202126 Jul 202146.717.9237.6247.52
RomaniaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber06 Dec 202021 Dec 202044.754.2634.6559.57
Russian FederationState DumaBicameralLower chamber19 Sep 202112 Oct 2021----
RwandaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber03 Sep 201805 Oct 201846.812.5025.0050.00
Saint Kitts and NevisNational AssemblyUnicameral05 Jun 202008 Jul 2020-0.0025.0025.00
Saint LuciaHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber26 Jul 202117 Aug 2021----
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesHouse of AssemblyUnicameral05 Nov 202030 Nov 2020----
SamoaLegislative AssemblyUnicameral09 Apr 2021 - 26 Nov 202124 May 2021----
San MarinoGreat and General CouncilUnicameral08 Dec 201923 Dec 201946.911.6726.6748.33
Sao Tome and PrincipeNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Oct 201822 Nov 2018-0.0021.8236.36
Saudi ArabiaShura CouncilUnicameral20 Oct 2020--0.003.3113.91
SenegalNational AssemblyUnicameral30 Jul 201714 Sep 2017-0.0011.0418.40
SerbiaNational AssemblyUnicameral21 Jun 202003 Aug 202045.0712.8040.4056.40
SeychellesNational AssemblyUnicameral22 Oct 2020 - 24 Oct 202027 Oct 202047.22.8625.7142.86
Sierra LeoneParliamentUnicameral07 Mar 201825 Apr 201847.011.6027.2053.60
SingaporeParliamentUnicameral10 Jul 202024 Aug 202048.31.0515.7940.00
SlovakiaNational CouncilUnicameral29 Feb 202020 Mar 202047.515.4129.0552.03
SloveniaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber03 Jun 201822 Jun 201849.834.4417.7832.22
Solomon IslandsNational ParliamentUnicameral03 Apr 201924 Apr 201951.20.0010.0016.00
SomaliaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamber01 Nov 2021 - 25 Feb 2022-----
South AfricaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber08 May 201922 May 2019-4.7124.1235.29
South SudanTransitional National Legislative AssemblyBicameralLower chamber10 May 202102 Aug 2021----
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber10 Nov 201903 Dec 2019473.4322.8640.86
Sri LankaParliamentUnicameral05 Aug 202020 Aug 202053.022.2311.6125.00
SurinameNational AssemblyUnicameral25 May 202029 Jun 202046.029.8037.2550.98
SwedenParliamentUnicameral09 Sep 201824 Sep 201844.999.4231.4146.07
SwitzerlandNational CouncilBicameralLower chamber20 Oct 201902 Dec 201948.64.0025.5039.50
Syrian Arab RepublicPeople's AssemblyUnicameral19 Jul 202010 Aug 2020----
TajikistanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber01 Mar 202017 Mar 2020-0.006.3515.87
ThailandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Mar 201924 May 2019542.4016.6026.40
Timor-LesteNational ParliamentUnicameral12 May 201813 Jun 201849.820.0018.4638.46
TogoNational AssemblyUnicameral20 Dec 201808 Jan 2019-0.008.7916.48
TongaLegislative AssemblyUnicameral18 Nov 202115 Dec 2021----
Trinidad and TobagoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Aug 202028 Aug 202050.162.3823.8140.48
TunisiaAssembly of People's RepresentativesUnicameral06 Oct 201913 Nov 201948.086.9126.7339.63
TurkeyGrand National Assembly of TurkeyUnicameral24 Jun 201807 Jul 201852.831.3314.8328.67
TurkmenistanAssemblyBicameralLower chamber25 Mar 201830 Mar 201846.161.6035.2063.20
TuvaluParliament of TuvaluUnicameral09 Sep 201919 Sep 2019----
UgandaParliamentUnicameral14 Jan 2021 - 18 Jan 202121 May 202146.853.8324.3348.47
UkraineParliamentUnicameral21 Jul 201929 Aug 2019-7.0946.3463.36
United Arab EmiratesFederal National CouncilUnicameral05 Oct 201914 Nov 201948.52.5025.0040.00
United KingdomHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamber12 Dec 201917 Dec 2019513.6921.6934.00
United Republic of TanzaniaNational AssemblyUnicameral28 Oct 202010 Nov 2020-4.8927.5945.11
United States of AmericaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber03 Nov 202003 Jan 202158.40.236.7316.24
UruguayHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber27 Oct 201915 Feb 202048.681.0131.3136.36
UzbekistanLegislative ChamberBicameralLower chamber22 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 202020 Jan 202045.674.8629.1747.92
VanuatuParliamentUnicameral19 Mar 202020 Apr 2020----
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)National AssemblyUnicameral06 Dec 201505 Jan 2016-9.8227.6140.49
Viet NamNational AssemblyUnicameral23 May 202120 Jul 202149.771.6010.4229.26
YemenHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber27 Apr 200310 May 2003-0.000.333.99
ZambiaNational AssemblyUnicameral12 Aug 202110 Sep 2021----
ZimbabweNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber30 Jul 2018-----

Notes:

Data on age is compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by parliaments.

The data refers to the age of parliamentarians at the start of the new legislature, following elections or renewal of the membership. Please note that the data is not updated during the legislature.

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