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National Assembly of the People's Power

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Juan Esteban Lazo Hernández (Male)
Year of birth
1944

Secretary general

Secretary General
Miriam Brito Sarroca (Female)

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
322
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
53.22% 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
Liset Conde Sánchez (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
91
Oldest member
Melba Hernández Rodríguez del Rey (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
371
Total per sex
Total of male
312
Total of female
299
Total per age interval
18-20
2
21-30
34
31-40
65
41-45
139
46-50
178
51-60
115
61-70
51
71-80
18
81-90
8
91 and over
1
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 2 34 65 139 178 115 51 18 8 1
Total <= 45: 240 Total >= 46: 371
Male 0 18 32 63 75 56 44 16 8 0 312
Female 2 16 33 76 103 59 7 2 0 1 299
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger5.89%2.95%2.95%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger16.53%8.18%8.35%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger39.28%18.49%20.79%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
265
Women Indirectly Elected
0
Women Appointed
0
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1934
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Women’s right to stand for election
Women's right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1934
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1940
Notes