Poland

Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1957
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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.
50.00
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Robert Gonatarz (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
78
Oldest member
Iwona Śledzińska - Katarasińska (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
170 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
290 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
328 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
132 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
20 See historical data for this field.
31-40
83 See historical data for this field.
41-45
67 See historical data for this field.
46-50
53 See historical data for this field.
51-60
136 See historical data for this field.
61-70
96 See historical data for this field.
71-80
5 See historical data for this field.
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 20 83 67 53 136 96 5 0 0
Total <= 45: 170 Total >= 46: 290
Male 0 16 62 42 37 99 68 4 0 0 328
Female 0 4 21 25 16 37 28 1 0 0 132
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger4.35%3.48%0.87%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger22.39%16.96%5.43%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger36.96%26.09%10.87%

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?