Morocco

Data on youth

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Speaker

Year of birth
1946

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.
52.86
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
Wiam El Mharchi (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
97 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
298 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
315 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
80 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
8 See historical data for this field.
31-40
43 See historical data for this field.
41-45
46 See historical data for this field.
46-50
63 See historical data for this field.
51-60
138 See historical data for this field.
61-70
81 See historical data for this field.
71-80
14 See historical data for this field.
81-90
1 See historical data for this field.
91 and over
1 See historical data for this field.
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 8 43 46 63 138 81 14 1 1
Total <= 45: 97 Total >= 46: 298
Male 0 3 22 36 51 116 72 13 1 1 315
Female 0 5 21 10 12 22 9 1 0 0 80
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.03%0.76%1.27%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger12.91%6.33%6.58%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger24.56%15.44%9.11%

Reserved seats and quotas

Number of reserved seats, by group
Youth
30
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
Notes
Reserved seat. Moroccan legislation encourages women and young people to run for legislative office by establishing national lists for 90 of the 395 seats in the Assembly of Representatives. For these 90 seats, there is a national list for young candidates under 40 years of age for 30 seats and a list of women candidates for 60 seats.
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?