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Oman

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State Council

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theShura Council

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al Manthri (Male)
Year of birth
1949

Secretary general

Secretary General
Sheikh Khalid bin Salim Al-Saidi (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
71
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
15
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
17.44% See historical data for this field.

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
Raya bint Salim bin Said Al Manthari (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
75
Oldest member
Mohammed bin Ali bin Nasser Al Alwi (Male)

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
71
Number of women elected
15
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
17.44%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Appointed
15

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.
71
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.
15
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.
Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al Manthri (Male)
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
2003
Notes