Turkey

Grand National Assembly of Turkey

Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1968
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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.
52.83
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Rueysa Kadak (Female)
Members for whom no data is available
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Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
172 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
428 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
496 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
104 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
8 See historical data for this field.
31-40
81 See historical data for this field.
41-45
83 See historical data for this field.
46-50
122 See historical data for this field.
51-60
218 See historical data for this field.
61-70
86 See historical data for this field.
71-80
2 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 8 81 83 122 218 86 2 0 0
Total <= 45: 172 Total >= 46: 428
Male 0 4 58 63 98 188 83 2 0 0 496
Female 0 4 23 20 24 30 3 0 0 0 104
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.33%0.67%0.67%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger14.83%10.33%4.5%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger28.67%20.83%7.83%

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, 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.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?