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Afghanistan

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House of the People

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theHouse of Elders

Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Not available
See historical data for this field.

Age

Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
126
Total per sex
Total of male
176
Total of female
69
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
4
31-40
59
41-45
56
46-50
35
51-60
78
61-70
11
71-80
2
81-90
0
91 and over
0
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 4 59 56 35 78 11 2 0 0
Total <= 45: 119 Total >= 46: 126
Male 0 1 38 34 22 68 11 2 0 0 176
Female 0 3 21 22 13 10 0 0 0 0 69
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.63%0.41%1.22%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger25.71%15.92%9.8%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger48.57%29.8%18.78%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
Elections > Election system

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament may be different for each chamber of bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is often higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?