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Malaysia

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Senate

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Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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
Khairiah Mohamed (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
74
Oldest member
Abdul Rahim Abdul Rahman (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
56
Total per sex
Total of male
44
Total of female
18
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
3
41-45
3
46-50
7
51-60
29
61-70
18
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 0 3 3 7 29 18 2 0 0
Total <= 45: 6 Total >= 46: 56
Male 0 0 2 2 6 21 11 2 0 0 44
Female 0 0 1 1 1 8 7 0 0 0 18
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 younger4.84%3.23%1.61%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger9.68%6.45%3.23%

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.