Data on age: By country

Country data as of October 2022

CountryChamberStructure of parliamentChamber typeLast electionFirst sessionAverage agesort ascending% 30 or under% 40 or under% 45 or under
CambodiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber29 Jul 201805 Sep 201864.30.004.008.00
NicaraguaNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Nov 202109 Jan 202259.660.005.4914.29
BangladeshParliamentUnicameral30 Dec 201830 Jan 201959.480.295.7110.57
United States of AmericaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber03 Nov 202003 Jan 202158.40.236.7316.24
Syrian Arab RepublicPeople's AssemblyUnicameral19 Jul 202010 Aug 202056.61.216.8517.34
LebanonNational AssemblyUnicameral15 May 202231 May 202255.921.569.3817.19
MalaysiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber09 May 201816 Jul 201855.890.9010.3618.02
JapanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber31 Oct 202110 Nov 202155.530.226.0217.20
Côte d'IvoireNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber06 Mar 2021 - 12 Jun 202130 Mar 202155.180.393.1515.35
BurundiNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber20 May 202004 Aug 202055---
CameroonNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber09 Feb 2020 - 22 Mar 202010 Mar 2020551.118.8918.33
Republic of KoreaNational AssemblyUnicameral15 Apr 202030 May 202054.90.003.707.41
BeninNational AssemblyUnicameral28 Apr 201916 May 201954.320.004.8212.05
Bosnia and HerzegovinaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber02 Oct 202201 Dec 202254.260.004.7619.05
ThailandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Mar 201924 May 2019542.4016.6026.40
GreeceHellenic ParliamentUnicameral07 Jul 201917 Jul 201953.850.6712.3324.67
HungaryNational AssemblyUnicameral03 Apr 202202 May 202253.473.0218.5930.15
Lao People's Democratic RepublicNational AssemblyUnicameral21 Feb 202122 Mar 202153.40.002.4412.20
Russian FederationState DumaBicameralLower chamber19 Sep 202112 Oct 202153.11.7914.7327.01
LuxembourgChamber of DeputiesUnicameral14 Oct 201830 Oct 201853.073.3320.0028.33
Sri LankaParliamentUnicameral05 Aug 202020 Aug 202053.022.2311.6125.00
ChinaNational People's CongressUnicameral05 Mar 201805 Mar 2018531.245.6111.56
TürkiyeGrand National Assembly of TürkiyeUnicameral24 Jun 201807 Jul 201852.831.3314.8328.67
PakistanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber25 Jul 201813 Aug 201852.392.6314.3331.87
LiechtensteinDietUnicameral07 Feb 202125 Mar 202152.040.0012.0024.00
JordanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Nov 202010 Dec 202051.960.0011.5423.08
IsraelParliamentUnicameral23 Mar 202106 Apr 202151.840.0012.5030.83
Democratic Republic of the CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber30 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 201928 Jan 201951.7---
EstoniaThe Estonian ParliamentUnicameral03 Mar 201904 Apr 201951.622.9719.8035.64
IndonesiaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral17 Apr 201901 Oct 201951.623.8314.9626.26
BrazilChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber02 Oct 202201 Feb 202351.584.8726.9040.16
Solomon IslandsNational ParliamentUnicameral03 Apr 201924 Apr 201951.20.0010.0016.00
MozambiqueAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral15 Oct 201913 Jan 202051.171.2022.0033.20
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Islamic Parliament of IranUnicameral21 Feb 2020 - 11 Sep 202027 May 202051.040.0014.4425.35
IndiaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamber11 Apr 2019 - 19 May 201917 Jun 2019510.7910.7120.24
United KingdomHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamber12 Dec 201917 Dec 2019513.6921.6934.00
El SalvadorLegislative AssemblyUnicameral28 Feb 202101 May 202150.92---
CanadaHouse of CommonsBicameralLower chamber20 Sep 202122 Nov 202150.581.9516.8830.19
BelarusHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber17 Nov 201906 Dec 201950.51.8213.6420.91
Czech RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber08 Oct 2021 - 09 Oct 202108 Nov 202150.42.0019.0033.00
NigeriaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber23 Feb 201911 Jun 201950.270.0011.2127.30
PeruCongress of the RepublicUnicameral11 Apr 202126 Jul 202150.213.8826.3633.33
Trinidad and TobagoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Aug 202028 Aug 202050.162.3823.8140.48
Equatorial GuineaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber12 Nov 201712 Jan 201850.090.0015.3129.59
PolandSejmBicameralLower chamber13 Oct 201912 Nov 2019504.3522.3936.96
ItalyChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber25 Sep 202213 Oct 202249.921.2516.2535.00
MadagascarNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber27 May 201916 Jul 201949.880.0013.8931.25
Timor-LesteNational ParliamentUnicameral12 May 201813 Jun 201849.820.0018.4638.46
Viet NamNational AssemblyUnicameral23 May 202120 Jul 202149.771.6010.4229.26
North MacedoniaAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral15 Jul 202004 Aug 202049.715.0033.3353.33
CyprusHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral30 May 202110 Jun 202149.411.7923.2133.93
MauritiusNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Nov 201921 Nov 201949.411.4321.4340.00
ZambiaNational AssemblyUnicameral12 Aug 202110 Sep 202149.20.6815.5435.14
DjiboutiNational AssemblyUnicameral23 Feb 201815 Mar 201849.179.2329.2338.46
FranceNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber12 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 202228 Jun 202249.094.8526.5237.95
PortugalAssembly of the RepublicUnicameral30 Jan 202229 Mar 202249.045.6524.3537.39
GhanaParliamentUnicameral07 Dec 202007 Jan 2021490.7312.3628.00
LithuaniaParliamentUnicameral11 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 202013 Nov 2020492.8429.0845.39
AndorraGeneral CouncilUnicameral07 Apr 201902 May 201948.893.5710.7135.71
CubaNational Assembly of the People's PowerUnicameral11 Mar 201819 Apr 201848.82.2411.5321.51
IcelandParliamentUnicameral25 Sep 202125 Nov 202148.737.9420.6341.27
UruguayHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber27 Oct 201915 Feb 202048.681.0131.3136.36
SwitzerlandNational CouncilBicameralLower chamber20 Oct 201902 Dec 201948.64.0025.5039.50
IrelandHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber08 Feb 202020 Feb 202048.53.7518.7541.25
United Arab EmiratesFederal National CouncilUnicameral05 Oct 201914 Nov 201948.52.5025.0040.00
SloveniaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber24 Apr 202213 May 202248.445.5622.2235.56
Costa RicaLegislative AssemblyUnicameral06 Feb 202201 May 202248.437.0228.0743.86
SingaporeParliamentUnicameral10 Jul 202024 Aug 202048.31.0515.7940.00
TunisiaAssembly of People's RepresentativesUnicameral06 Oct 201913 Nov 201948.086.9126.7339.63
LatviaParliamentUnicameral01 Oct 202201 Nov 202248.066.0034.0043.00
MexicoChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber06 Jun 202101 Sep 202148.055.2028.6044.80
FinlandParliamentUnicameral14 Apr 201924 Apr 2019483.5029.0045.00
Cabo VerdeNational AssemblyUnicameral18 Apr 202113 May 202147.90.0016.6741.67
GuyanaNational AssemblyUnicameral02 Mar 202001 Sep 202047.831.4931.3446.27
GeorgiaParliamentUnicameral31 Oct 2020 - 21 Nov 202013 Dec 202047.572.6724.6749.33
SlovakiaNational CouncilUnicameral29 Feb 202020 Mar 202047.515.4129.0552.03
New ZealandHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral17 Oct 202025 Nov 202047.384.1727.5040.83
ChileChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber21 Nov 202111 Mar 202247.35.8131.6145.16
GermanyGerman BundestagBicameralLower chamber26 Sep 202126 Oct 202147.38.8328.9441.98
AustriaNational CouncilBicameralLower chamber29 Sep 201923 Oct 201947.297.6527.8743.72
SeychellesNational AssemblyUnicameral22 Oct 2020 - 24 Oct 202027 Oct 202047.22.8625.7142.86
Sierra LeoneParliamentUnicameral07 Mar 201825 Apr 201847.011.6027.2053.60
GuatemalaCongress of the RepublicUnicameral16 Jun 201914 Jan 2020476.8829.3841.88
SpainCongress of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber10 Nov 201903 Dec 2019473.4322.8640.86
San MarinoGreat and General CouncilUnicameral08 Dec 201923 Dec 201946.911.6726.6748.33
UgandaParliamentUnicameral14 Jan 2021 - 18 Jan 202121 May 202146.853.8324.3348.47
RwandaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber03 Sep 201805 Oct 201846.812.5025.0050.00
BahrainCouncil of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Nov 2018 - 01 Dec 2018-46.82.5025.0047.50
AlgeriaNational People's AssemblyBicameralLower chamber12 Jun 202108 Jul 202146.723.6930.7146.44
Republic of MoldovaParliamentUnicameral11 Jul 202126 Jul 202146.717.9237.6247.52
DenmarkThe Danish ParliamentUnicameral05 Jun 201920 Jun 201946.79.5030.7349.72
Saint Kitts and NevisNational AssemblyUnicameral05 Aug 202225 Oct 202246.70.0038.4646.15
SwedenParliamentUnicameral11 Sep 202227 Sep 202246.76.5928.9443.84
Sao Tome and PrincipeNational AssemblyUnicameral25 Sep 202208 Nov 202246.51.8223.6438.18
MontenegroParliamentUnicameral30 Aug 202023 Sep 202046.444.9437.0453.09
BulgariaNational AssemblyUnicameral02 Oct 202219 Oct 202246.34.1729.5852.50
EcuadorNational AssemblyUnicameral07 Feb 202114 May 202146.165.1133.5854.01
TurkmenistanAssemblyUnicameral25 Mar 201830 Mar 201846.161.6035.2063.20
KyrgyzstanSupreme CouncilUnicameral28 Nov 202129 Dec 202146.121.1127.7848.89
BelgiumHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber26 May 201920 Jun 201946.13.3328.0054.00
NorwayParliamentUnicameral13 Sep 202101 Oct 202146.113.6134.3244.97
SurinameNational AssemblyUnicameral25 May 202029 Jun 202046.029.8037.2550.98
ParaguayChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber22 Apr 201801 Jul 201845.911.2528.7550.00
UzbekistanLegislative ChamberBicameralLower chamber22 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 202020 Jan 202045.674.8629.1747.92
SerbiaNational AssemblyUnicameral03 Apr 202201 Aug 202245.0712.8040.4056.40
OmanShura CouncilBicameralLower chamber27 Oct 201903 Nov 2019450.0026.7446.51
MaltaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral26 Mar 202207 May 202244.8210.0038.5751.43
RomaniaChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber06 Dec 202021 Dec 202044.754.2634.6559.57
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Chamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber18 Oct 202003 Nov 202044.36.1542.3160.00
MaldivesPeople's MajlisUnicameral06 Apr 201928 May 201943.753.4526.4459.77
NetherlandsHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber17 Mar 202131 Mar 202143.715.3339.3362.00
Gambia (The)National AssemblyUnicameral09 Apr 202214 Apr 202243.055.4543.6463.64
BhutanNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber18 Oct 201831 Oct 2018432.1321.2846.81
EthiopiaHouse of Peoples' RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber21 Jun 2021 - 30 Sep 202104 Oct 202140.463.8351.2871.28
ArmeniaNational AssemblyUnicameral20 Jun 202102 Aug 202140.0213.0852.3470.09
AlbaniaParliamentUnicameral25 Apr 202110 Sep 2021----
AngolaNational AssemblyUnicameral24 Aug 202216 Sep 2022----
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
AustraliaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber21 May 202226 Jul 2022----
AzerbaijanNational AssemblyUnicameral09 Feb 202010 Mar 2020-0.8510.1722.03
BahamasHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber16 Sep 202106 Oct 2021----
BarbadosHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber19 Jan 202204 Feb 2022----
BelizeHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber11 Nov 202011 Dec 2020----
BotswanaNational AssemblyUnicameral23 Oct 201905 Nov 2019-0.007.9415.87
Brunei DarussalamLegislative CouncilUnicameral13 Jan 2017-----
Burkina FasoTransitional Legislative AssemblyUnicameral21 Mar 202222 Mar 2022----
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
ColombiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber13 Mar 202220 Jul 2022----
ComorosAssembly of the UnionUnicameral19 Jan 2020 - 23 Feb 202003 Apr 2020----
CongoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber10 Jul 2022 - 31 Jul 202216 Aug 2022----
CroatiaCroatian ParliamentUnicameral05 Jul 202022 Jul 2020-0.6622.5239.74
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaSupreme People's AssemblyUnicameral10 Mar 201911 Apr 2019----
DominicaHouse of AssemblyUnicameral06 Dec 201910 Feb 2020----
Dominican RepublicChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber05 Jul 202016 Aug 2020----
EgyptHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber24 Oct 2020 - 08 Dec 202012 Jan 2021-2.3620.9532.94
EritreaNational AssemblyUnicameral01 Feb 199401 Feb 1994----
EswatiniHouse of AssemblyBicameralLower chamber21 Sep 201811 Oct 2018-0.0016.2236.49
FijiParliamentUnicameral14 Nov 201826 Nov 2018-0.0011.7619.61
GabonNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber06 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 201811 Jan 2019----
GrenadaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber23 Jun 202231 Aug 2022----
GuineaTransitional National CouncilUnicameral22 Jan 202205 Feb 2022----
Guinea-BissauPeople's National AssemblyUnicameral10 Mar 201918 Apr 2019----
HaitiChamber of DeputiesBicameralLower chamber09 Aug 2015 - 25 Oct 201511 Jan 2016----
HondurasNational CongressUnicameral28 Nov 202121 Jan 2022----
IraqCouncil of Representatives of IraqUnicameral10 Oct 202109 Jan 2022----
JamaicaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber03 Sep 202015 Sep 2020-0.009.5220.63
KazakhstanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Jan 202115 Jan 2021-1.8917.9229.25
KenyaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber09 Aug 202208 Sep 2022----
KiribatiHouse of AssemblyUnicameral14 Apr 2020 - 22 Apr 202022 May 2020-0.0013.3324.44
KuwaitNational AssemblyUnicameral29 Sep 202218 Oct 2022-0.0016.3326.53
LesothoNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber07 Oct 202225 Oct 2022----
LiberiaHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber10 Oct 201715 Jan 2018----
LibyaHouse of RepresentativesUnicameral25 Jun 201404 Aug 2014-0.0013.5329.41
MalawiNational AssemblyUnicameral21 May 201919 Jun 2019----
MaliTransitional National CouncilUnicameral05 Dec 202003 Dec 2020-3.3121.4933.06
Marshall IslandsParliamentUnicameral18 Nov 201906 Jan 2020----
MauritaniaNational AssemblyUnicameral01 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 201808 Oct 2018----
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----
MoroccoHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber08 Sep 202108 Oct 2021-4.5617.4728.35
NamibiaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber27 Nov 201920 Mar 2020----
NauruParliamentUnicameral24 Sep 202228 Sep 2022----
NepalHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber26 Nov 2017 - 07 Dec 201705 Mar 2018-0.005.0916.36
NigerNational AssemblyUnicameral27 Dec 202022 Mar 2021----
PalauHouse of DelegatesBicameralLower chamber03 Nov 202021 Jan 2021----
PanamaNational AssemblyUnicameral05 May 201901 Jul 2019----
Papua New GuineaNational ParliamentUnicameral04 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 202208 Aug 2022----
PhilippinesHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber09 May 202225 Jul 2022----
QatarShura CouncilUnicameral02 Oct 202126 Oct 2021----
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----
Saudi ArabiaShura CouncilUnicameral20 Oct 2020--0.003.3113.91
SenegalNational AssemblyUnicameral31 Jul 202212 Sep 2022----
SomaliaHouse of the PeopleBicameralLower chamber01 Nov 2021 - 05 May 202216 Apr 2022----
South AfricaNational AssemblyBicameralLower chamber08 May 201922 May 2019-4.7124.1235.29
South SudanTransitional National Legislative AssemblyBicameralLower chamber10 May 202102 Aug 2021----
TajikistanHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber01 Mar 202017 Mar 2020-0.006.3515.87
TogoNational AssemblyUnicameral20 Dec 201808 Jan 2019-0.008.7916.48
TongaLegislative AssemblyUnicameral18 Nov 202115 Dec 2021----
TuvaluParliament of TuvaluUnicameral09 Sep 201919 Sep 2019----
UkraineParliamentUnicameral21 Jul 201929 Aug 2019-7.0946.3463.36
United Republic of TanzaniaNational AssemblyUnicameral28 Oct 202010 Nov 2020-4.8927.5945.11
VanuatuParliamentUnicameral13 Oct 202204 Nov 2022----
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)National AssemblyUnicameral06 Dec 201505 Jan 2016----
YemenHouse of RepresentativesBicameralLower chamber27 Apr 200310 May 2003-0.000.333.99
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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