Syrian Arab Republic

People's Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Hammouda Sabbagh (Male)
Year of birth
1959
Additional information
Elected on 28 Sep. 2018, re-elected on 6 June 2018 and 9 June 2019.
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Nael Trisi (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men
Not available
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Women
Not available
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Age

Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
204
Total per sex
Total of male
229
Total of female
32
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
1
31-40
23
41-45
33
46-50
44
51-60
104
61-70
48
71-80
7
81-90
1
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 1 23 33 44 104 48 7 1 0
Total <= 45: 57 Total >= 46: 204
Male 0 1 19 28 37 89 47 7 1 0 229
Female 0 0 4 5 7 15 1 0 0 0 32
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0.38%0.38%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger9.2%7.66%1.53%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger21.84%18.39%3.45%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
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".
1,656
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
200
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
12.08%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
200
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
12.08%
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1946
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1949
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Detail of restrictions Suffrage: Restrictions detail
Women having reached the educational level of the 6th primary class
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1953
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
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
1953
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1973