France

Data on youth

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Speaker

Year of birth
1949

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
Cécile Cukierman (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
89
Oldest member
Paul Vergès (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
22 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
323 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
238 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
107 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
6 See historical data for this field.
41-45
16 See historical data for this field.
46-50
29 See historical data for this field.
51-60
110 See historical data for this field.
61-70
140 See historical data for this field.
71-80
44 See historical data for this field.
81-90
0 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 0 6 16 29 110 140 44 0 0
Total <= 45: 22 Total >= 46: 323
Male 0 0 5 13 14 66 103 37 0 0 238
Female 0 0 1 3 15 44 37 7 0 0 107
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger1.74%1.45%0.29%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger6.38%5.22%1.16%

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, 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.