Egypt

House of RepresentativesSenate

House of Representatives

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Ali Abdel Aal Sayed Ahmed (Male)
Year of birth
1948
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Secretary general

Secretary General
Mahmoud Fawzi (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 1 Oct. 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men
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Women
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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
Hassan Hassanein (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
79
Oldest member
Dr. Bahaa Ahu Shaka (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
467
Total per sex
Total of male
505
Total of female
90
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
6
31-40
64
41-45
58
46-50
94
51-60
210
61-70
139
71-80
24
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 6 64 58 94 210 139 24 0 0
Total <= 45: 128 Total >= 46: 467
Male 0 4 50 45 75 188 123 20 0 0 505
Female 0 2 14 13 19 22 16 4 0 0 90
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.01%0.67%0.34%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger11.76%9.08%2.69%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger21.51%16.64%4.87%

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
7
Women Indirectly Elected
3
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