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Côte d'Ivoire

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National Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theSenate

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Notes

With the entry into force of the 2016 Constitution, in keeping with the provisions of Article 183(3) of the Constitution the sitting Parliament's term will expire in December 2020.
Parliament name
Parlement (Parliament)
Chamber name
Assemblée nationale (National Assembly)
Structure & Status of parliament This field is to indicate lower/upper in the back end.
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1968 to 2000
from 2001
IPU Geopolitical Group/s IPU Geopolitical Groups: African Group, Arab Group, Asia-Pacific Group, Eurasia Group, Group of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC), Twelve Plus Group.
African Group

Speaker

Official title The Speaker may for example be known as the Presiding Officer, President, Chairman/Chairperson, etc.
Speaker of the National Assembly
Speaker
Amadou Soumahoro (Male)
Year of birth
1953
Term
07.03.2019
Additional information
Elected on 7 March 2019.
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Secretary General

Official title This post is most commonly called Secretary General or Clerk. It may also be called Secretary, Head/Chief of the Secretariat, Director General, etc.
Acting Secretary General
Secretary General
Alain Acakpo Addra (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 15 March 2019.

Members

Statutory number of members Statutory number of members, as defined in the constitution or other fundamental law.
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected members Directly elected by citizens.
255
Current number of members Number of members who currently hold seats in parliament. May be lower or higher than the statutory number of members.
255
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Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
227
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
28
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
10.98% See historical data for this field.
Statutory number of members per country As defined in the constitution or other fundamental laws. Combines the number of parliamentarians in both chambers in bicameral parliaments.
354 See historical data for this field.
Population (in thousands) Source: United Nations, World Population Prospects.
23,108
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Inhabitants per parliamentarian Calculated by dividing the population by the statutory number of parliamentarians.
65,277 See historical data for this field.

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature.

 

Average age of all members
Not available
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Issouf DOUMBIA (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
Mamadou DIAWARA (Male)
Number of members, by age
Breakdown of members by age and gender
18 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 45 46 - 50 51 - 60 61 - 70 71 - 80 81 - 90 91 and over Totals per gender
Totals per age interval 0 0 22 28 44 92 59 4 0 0
Total <= 45: 50 Total >= 46: 199
Male 0 0 20 27 38 83 52 4 0 0 224
Female 0 0 2 1 6 9 7 0 0 0 25
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger8.84%8.03%0.8%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger20.08%18.88%1.2%
Members for whom data is available
249

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups Reserved seats are a means to ensure the parliamentary representation of certain groups in society.
Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.