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Denmark

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The Danish Parliament

Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1957
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Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
96 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
83 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
112 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
67 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
11 See historical data for this field.
31-40
63 See historical data for this field.
41-45
22 See historical data for this field.
46-50
33 See historical data for this field.
51-60
31 See historical data for this field.
61-70
17 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 11 63 22 33 31 17 2 0 0
Total <= 45: 96 Total >= 46: 83
Male 0 6 34 15 18 24 15 0 0 0 112
Female 0 5 29 7 15 7 2 2 0 0 67
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger6.15%3.35%2.79%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger41.34%22.35%18.99%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger53.63%30.73%22.91%

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 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?