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House of Representatives

Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1948

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature.

 

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 youth Quotas to promote the representation of youth in parliament.
Notes
Legislated Quota. Electoral lists consisting of 15 seats contain 2 seats for young people (25-35) and electoral lists consisting of 45 seats contain 6 seats for young people.
Elections > Election system

Eligibility and voting

Minimum age of eligibility The minimum age to become a member of parliament, or to run in parliamentary elections, may be different for each chamber in bicameral parliaments. The age of eligibility is sometimes higher than the minimum age for voting.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?