Egypt

House of RepresentativesSenate

House of Representatives

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Hanafy Gibaly (Male)
Year of birth
1949
Additional information
Elected on 12 Jan. 2021.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Ahmed Manna (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 17 Jan. 2021.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
428
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Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
164
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Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
27.7% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
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Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Fatma Ahmed Mohsen Mubarak (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
82
Oldest member
Farida Ahmed Taher Malak (Female)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
195 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
397 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
428 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
164 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
14 See historical data for this field.
31-40
110 See historical data for this field.
41-45
71 See historical data for this field.
46-50
81 See historical data for this field.
51-60
193 See historical data for this field.
61-70
102 See historical data for this field.
71-80
18 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 14 110 71 81 193 102 18 3 0
Total <= 45: 195 Total >= 46: 397
Male 0 3 72 51 60 147 80 14 1 0 428
Female 0 11 38 20 21 46 22 4 2 0 164
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.36%0.51%1.86%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger20.95%12.67%8.28%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger32.94%21.28%11.66%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
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
1956
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Notes Suffrage: Additional Notes on right of suffrage
Until 1979, men were automatically put on the electoral list, while women were only included on demand
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1979
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
1956
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
1957