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Chamber of Deputies

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Fernand Etgen (Male)
Year of birth
1957
Additional information
Elected on 6 Dec. 2018.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Claude Frieseisen (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Re-appointed on 6 Dec. 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
15
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
25% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
51.39
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Djuna Bernard (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
68
Oldest member
Gast Gibéryen (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
47
Total per sex
Total of male
44
Total of female
16
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
2
31-40
5
41-45
6
46-50
9
51-60
29
61-70
8
71-80
1
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 2 5 6 9 29 8 1 0 0
Total <= 45: 13 Total >= 46: 47
Male 0 1 3 3 7 24 5 1 0 0 44
Female 0 1 2 3 2 5 3 0 0 0 16
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger3.33%1.67%1.67%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger11.67%6.67%5%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger21.67%11.67%10%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Quotas volontaires des partis politiques.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
547
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
249
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
45.52%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
249
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
45.52%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
48
Number of women elected
12
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
20%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
Twelve women were elected in the October 2018 elections. The number of women increased to 15 after the formation of the government in December.
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
12

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
48
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Fernand Etgen (Male)
Political party
Democrat Party (PD/DP)
Date of election
06.12.2018
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1919
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1919
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1919