Nicaragua

National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Gustavo Porras Cortés (Male)
Year of birth
1954
Additional information
Elected on 9 Jan. 2017, re-elected on 9 Jan. 2019, on 9 Jan. 2021 and on 9 Jan. 2022.
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Zeydi Cristina Zelaya Delgado (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 7 Sep. 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
45
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
46
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
50.55% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Jenny Azucena Martínez Gómez (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
13 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
78 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
45 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
46 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0 See historical data for this field.
31-40
5 See historical data for this field.
41-45
8 See historical data for this field.
46-50
5 See historical data for this field.
51-60
27 See historical data for this field.
61-70
32 See historical data for this field.
71-80
14 See historical data for this field.
81-90
0 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 0 5 8 5 27 32 14 0 0
Total <= 45: 13 Total >= 46: 78
Male 0 0 0 6 0 11 19 9 0 0 45
Female 0 0 5 2 5 16 13 5 0 0 46
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 younger5.49%0%5.49%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger14.29%6.59%7.69%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Voluntary political party quotas.
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1972
First woman speaker
Year of first woman speaker Date at which, for the first time in the country's parliamentary history, a woman became Presiding Officer of Parliament or of one of its Houses.
1990