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Slovenia

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National Assembly

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theNational Council

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Dejan Židan (Male)
Year of birth
1967
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ursula Zore Tavcar (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 25 Aug. 2014, re-appointed on 29 Aug. 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
65
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
25
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
27.78% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
48.00
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
Jerca Korče (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
70
Oldest member
Zmago Jelinčič Plemeniti (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
40 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
50 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
58 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
32 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0 See historical data for this field.
21-30
5 See historical data for this field.
31-40
18 See historical data for this field.
41-45
17 See historical data for this field.
46-50
8 See historical data for this field.
51-60
36 See historical data for this field.
61-70
6 See historical data for this field.
71-80
0 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 5 18 17 8 36 6 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 40 Total >= 46: 50
Male 0 5 9 7 7 26 4 0 0 0 58
Female 0 0 9 10 1 10 2 0 0 0 32
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.56%5.56%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger25.56%15.56%10%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger44.44%23.33%21.11%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
A list of candidates needs to guarantee that male and female candidates on the list have at least 35% representation with regard to their total number.
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".
1,636
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
723
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
44.19%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
723
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
44.19%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
68
Number of women elected
22
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.
24.44%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
22

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.
68
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.
22
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.
Matej Tonin (Male)
Political party
New Slovenia - Christian Democrats (NSi)
Date of election
22.06.2018
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1991
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1946
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
See 2004 reply: Women obtained the right to vote with the Constitution of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia adopted on 31 January 1946
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
1946
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
See 2004 reply: Women obtained the right to vote with the Constitution of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia adopted on 31 January 1946
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1992
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Club des femmes parlementaires de l'Assemblée nationale
Date of creation
06.2017
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
All members are female MPs and all female MPs are members of the Women Parliamentarians Club. Depending on the agenda of the meeting, the President of the National Assembly, MPs and other persons may be invited to attend the Club’s meetings. The Club represents a form of inter-party integration of all female MPs. At the beginning of each 6-month chairmanship, the Club discusses/adopts its work programme. The work programme is not very formal and can be modified later on, if necessary. The Rules of Procedure of the Women Parliamentarians Club specify the rules regarding chairmanship, the calling of the Club’s meetings, the majority necessary to adopt decisions, and overall governance for the functioning of the Club.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes
Issues dealt with by the caucus
Current issues, common to all female MPs. The Club organises working visits, meetings, round tables and consultations focused on women’s rights, women in politics, in the economy and other spheres of the society, and meets with female representatives of various civil societies and initiatives operating in these fields.
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
No
Caucus contact details
Address
Ana Komac, Coordinator of the Women Parliamentarians Club
Šubičeva 4
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Phone number
+386-14789637