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Uganda

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Parliament

Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1956
See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Proscovia Oromait (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
79
Oldest member
Henry Kajura (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
213
Total per sex
Total of male
232
Total of female
129
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
4
31-40
75
41-45
69
46-50
65
51-60
98
61-70
42
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 4 75 69 65 98 42 7 1 0
Total <= 45: 148 Total >= 46: 213
Male 0 2 40 49 37 66 31 6 1 0 232
Female 0 2 35 20 28 32 11 1 0 0 129
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.11%0.55%0.55%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger21.88%11.63%10.25%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger41%25.21%15.79%

Reserved seats and quotas

Number of reserved seats, by group
Youth
5
Electoral quota for youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
Notes
Reserved seat. Five reserved seats for youth MPs, law adopted in 1993. The youth MPs are selected by the National Youth Delegates Conference. Recently challenged as unconstitutional.
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?