New Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform (beta)
Your one-stop-shop for information about national parliaments

Angola

-

National Assembly

Data on women

empty

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos (Male)
Year of birth
1950

Secretary general

Secretary general
Pedro Agostinho de Neri (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Sworn in on 3 Oct. 2012, reappointed on 22 November 2017.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
154
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
66
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
30% See historical data for this field.

Age

Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Yolanda Brígida Domingos de Sousa (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
85
Oldest member
José Diogo Ventura (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
32 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
148 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
122 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
58 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0 See historical data for this field.
21-30
1 See historical data for this field.
31-40
19 See historical data for this field.
41-45
12 See historical data for this field.
46-50
9 See historical data for this field.
51-60
69 See historical data for this field.
61-70
54 See historical data for this field.
71-80
14 See historical data for this field.
81-90
2 See historical data for this field.
91 and over
0 See historical data for this field.
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 1 19 12 9 69 54 14 2 0
Total <= 45: 32 Total >= 46: 148
Male 0 1 14 9 8 42 35 13 0 0 122
Female 0 0 5 3 1 27 19 1 2 0 58
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0.56%0.56%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger11.11%8.33%2.78%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger17.78%13.33%4.44%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Law 20/10 of 3 December, art. 20 provides rules to promote equal opportunities between men and women, whereby there is at least 30% gender representation in directive bodies at all levels.
Elections > Election results

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.
161
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.
59
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.
Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos (Male)
Political party
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)
Date of election
28.09.2017
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1975
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1975
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Universal
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
ABJ!
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1975
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1980
Parliamentary bodies > Caucuses

Women

Caucus name
Women Parliamentarians Caucus
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
No
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
No
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
No
The caucus has a communication plan
No