Thailand

Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1948

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature.

 

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Zakee Phithakkumpol (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
85
Oldest member
Capt. Thinapan Nakata (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
247
Total per sex
Total of male
224
Total of female
26
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
0
41-45
3
46-50
1
51-60
41
61-70
169
71-80
33
81-90
3
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 0 0 3 1 41 169 33 3 0
Total <= 45: 3 Total >= 46: 247
Male 0 0 0 1 1 39 151 30 2 0 224
Female 0 0 0 2 0 2 18 3 1 0 26
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger1.2%0.4%0.8%
Elections > Election system

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament, or to run in parliamentary elections, may be different for each chamber in bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is sometimes higher than the minimum age for voting.