Malta

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House of Representatives

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Angelo Farrugia (Male)
Year of birth
1955

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ray Scicluna (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
1 Feb. 2012 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
58
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
9
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
13.43% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
46.70
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Rosianne Cutajar (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
70
Oldest member
Edward Scicluna (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
31 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
36 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
57 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
10 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
4 See historical data for this field.
31-40
14 See historical data for this field.
41-45
13 See historical data for this field.
46-50
14 See historical data for this field.
51-60
15 See historical data for this field.
61-70
7 See historical data for this field.
71-80
0 See historical data for this field.
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 14 13 14 15 7 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 31 Total >= 46: 36
Male 0 3 12 10 12 14 6 0 0 0 57
Female 0 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 10
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.97%4.48%1.49%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger26.87%22.39%4.48%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger46.27%37.31%8.96%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Elections > Election results

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.
58
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
10
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.
Angelo Farrugia (Male)
Date of election
24.06.2017
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1964
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1947
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1947
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1966