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Thailand

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Senate

This is a bicameral parliament. Switch to theHouse of Representatives

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Pornpetch Wichitcholchai (Male)
Additional information
Elected on 25 May 2019.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Nut Phasuk (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 1 Oct. 2017.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
225
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
25
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
Elections > Election results

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Appointed
25

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.
225
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.
25
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.
Pornpetch Wichitcholchai (Male)
Date of election
25.05.2019
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1947