Mexico

Chamber of DeputiesSenate

Chamber of Deputies

Data on youth

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Speaker

Speaker
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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 Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
48.05
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Jessica Salazar Trejo (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
72
Oldest member
Carlos Humberto Aceves (Male)
Members for whom no data is available
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Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
224 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
276 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
259 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
241 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
26 See historical data for this field.
31-40
117 See historical data for this field.
41-45
81 See historical data for this field.
46-50
70 See historical data for this field.
51-60
142 See historical data for this field.
61-70
52 See historical data for this field.
71-80
11 See historical data for this field.
81-90
1 See historical data for this field.
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 26 117 81 70 142 52 11 1 0
Total <= 45: 224 Total >= 46: 276
Male 0 8 55 36 42 79 30 8 1 0 259
Female 0 18 62 45 28 63 22 3 0 0 241
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.2%1.6%3.6%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger28.6%12.6%16%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger44.8%19.8%25%

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, or to run in parliamentary elections, may be different for each chamber in bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is sometimes higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?