Argentina

Chamber of DeputiesSenate

Chamber of Deputies

Data on women

empty

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Cecilia Moreau (Female)
Year of birth
1976
Additional information
Elected on 2 Aug. 2022.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Eduardo Cergnul (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
10 Dec. 2019 -

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
142
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
115
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
44.75% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Click for historical data
See historical data for this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Josefina Mendoza (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
79
Oldest member
Carlos Heller (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
77 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
173 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
135 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
115 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0 See historical data for this field.
21-30
3 See historical data for this field.
31-40
35 See historical data for this field.
41-45
39 See historical data for this field.
46-50
42 See historical data for this field.
51-60
64 See historical data for this field.
61-70
52 See historical data for this field.
71-80
14 See historical data for this field.
81-90
1 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 3 35 39 42 64 52 14 1 0
Total <= 45: 77 Total >= 46: 173
Male 0 1 16 14 20 42 32 9 1 0 135
Female 0 2 19 25 22 22 20 5 0 0 115
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger1.2%0.4%0.8%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger15.2%6.8%8.4%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger30.8%12.4%18.4%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. For all national elections party electoral lists are required to have a minimum of 30% women candidates with real chances of being elected.
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
1947
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
In some provinces, women were given the right to vote and stand for election at an earlier date
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
1947
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
1951
Notes
First woman speaker
Year of first woman speaker Date at which, for the first time in the country's parliamentary history, a woman became Presiding Officer of Parliament or of one of its Houses.
1973