Slovakia

National Council

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Boris Kollár (Male)
Year of birth
1965
Additional information
Elected on 20 March 2020.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Daniel Guspan (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
26 April 2013 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
116
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
34
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
22.67% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
47.51
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Dominik Drdul (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
76
Oldest member
Ján Kerekréti (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
77 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
71 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
119 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
29 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0 See historical data for this field.
21-30
8 See historical data for this field.
31-40
35 See historical data for this field.
41-45
34 See historical data for this field.
46-50
16 See historical data for this field.
51-60
32 See historical data for this field.
61-70
18 See historical data for this field.
71-80
5 See historical data for this field.
81-90
0 See historical data for this field.
91 and over
0 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 35 34 16 32 18 5 0 0
Total <= 45: 77 Total >= 46: 71
Male 0 6 30 25 13 25 16 4 0 0 119
Female 0 2 5 9 3 7 2 1 0 0 29
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.41%4.05%1.35%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger29.05%24.32%4.73%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger52.03%41.22%10.81%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
2,736
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
632
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
23.1%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
632
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
23.1%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
118
Number of women elected
32
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.
21.33%
Note on the Distribution of seats according to sex
Note on the distribution of seats according to sex:
Thirty-two women were elected in the February 2020. The number of women decreased to 30 after the formation of the government in March.
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
32

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.
118
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.
32
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.
Boris Kollár (Male)
Political party
We Are Family (SME RODINA)
Date of election
20.03.2020
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1992
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1993
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Prior to the separation from the Czech Republic, women were granted the right to vote on 31 January 1919, confirmed in the constitution of Czechoslovakia of 29 February 1920. This right was confirmed again at sovereignty in 1993.
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1993
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
Prior to the separation from the Czech Republic, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election on 31 January 1919, confirmed in the constitution of Czechoslovakia of 29 February 1920. These rights were confirmed again at sovereignty in 1993.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1992