Bulgaria

National Assembly

Data on women

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Speaker

Speaker
Tsveta Karayancheva (Female)
Year of birth
1968

Secretary general

Secretary General
Stefana Karaslavova (Female)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 10 May 2017.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
176
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
64
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
26.67% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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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
Gueorg Danielov Gueorguiev (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
71
Oldest member
Stefan Lambov Danailov (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
99 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
140 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
176 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
63 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
6 See historical data for this field.
31-40
49 See historical data for this field.
41-45
44 See historical data for this field.
46-50
42 See historical data for this field.
51-60
52 See historical data for this field.
61-70
42 See historical data for this field.
71-80
4 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 6 49 44 42 52 42 4 0 0
Total <= 45: 99 Total >= 46: 140
Male 0 3 35 36 27 35 36 4 0 0 176
Female 0 3 14 8 15 17 6 0 0 0 63
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.51%1.26%1.26%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger23.01%15.9%7.11%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger41.42%30.96%10.46%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
The different political parties promote the rising number of women candidates in the election
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".
4,678
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
1,209
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
25.84%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
1209
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
25.84%

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
183
Number of women elected
57
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
23.75%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
57

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.
183
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.
57
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.
Dimitar Glavchev (Male)
Political party
Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria Party (GERB)
Date of election
19.04.2017
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1945