Cambodia

SenateNational Assembly

National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Khuon Sudary (Female)
Year of birth
1952
Additional information
Elected on 22 Aug. 2023.
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Leng Peng Long (Male)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
108
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
17
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
13.6% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
66.50
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Rofy Othsman (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
89
Oldest member
Samdech Samrin Heng (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
10 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
115 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
108 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
17 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
3 See historical data for this field.
41-45
7 See historical data for this field.
46-50
6 See historical data for this field.
51-60
18 See historical data for this field.
61-70
52 See historical data for this field.
71-80
36 See historical data for this field.
81-90
3 See historical data for this field.
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 3 7 6 18 52 36 3 0
Total <= 45: 10 Total >= 46: 115
Male 0 0 3 7 6 16 40 33 3 0 108
Female 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 3 0 0 17
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 younger2.4%2.4%0%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger8%8%0%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
112
Number of women elected
13
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.
10.4%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
13

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.
112
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.
13
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.
Khuon Sudary (Female)
Political party
Cambodian People's Party (CPP)
Date of election
22.08.2023
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1953
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1958
First woman speaker
Year of first woman speaker Date at which, for the first time in the country's parliamentary history, a woman became Presiding Officer of Parliament or of one of its Houses.
2023

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Women Parliamentarians Group
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
Protect the interests of Women, children and vulnerable groups

Contact information for the Committee