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Paraguay

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Chamber of Deputies

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Speaker

Year of birth
1974
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Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Carlos Alberto Núñez Salinas (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
65
Oldest member
Mario Walberto Soto Estigarribia (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
43
Total per sex
Total of male
68
Total of female
12
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
2
31-40
15
41-45
20
46-50
14
51-60
23
61-70
6
71-80
0
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 2 15 20 14 23 6 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 37 Total >= 46: 43
Male 0 2 12 17 12 20 5 0 0 0 68
Female 0 0 3 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 12
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.5%2.5%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger21.25%17.5%3.75%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger46.25%38.75%7.5%
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Eligibility and voting

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