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Suriname

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National Assembly

Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1953
See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Melvin Waldie Joy Bouva (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
77
Oldest member
Runaldo Ronald Venetiaan (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
20 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
31 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
37 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
14 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
3 See historical data for this field.
31-40
9 See historical data for this field.
41-45
8 See historical data for this field.
46-50
12 See historical data for this field.
51-60
14 See historical data for this field.
61-70
4 See historical data for this field.
71-80
1 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 3 9 8 12 14 4 1 0 0
Total <= 45: 20 Total >= 46: 31
Male 0 1 4 5 11 12 3 1 0 0 37
Female 0 2 5 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 14
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.88%1.96%3.92%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger23.53%9.8%13.73%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger39.22%19.61%19.61%

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 may be different for each chamber of bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is often higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?