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House of the People

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Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1962
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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
Not available
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Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
417
Total per sex
Total of male
479
Total of female
62
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
12
31-40
56
41-45
56
46-50
71
51-60
180
61-70
127
71-80
37
81-90
2
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 12 56 56 71 180 127 37 2 0
Total <= 45: 124 Total >= 46: 417
Male 0 7 41 46 61 170 118 34 2 0 479
Female 0 5 15 10 10 10 9 3 0 0 62
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger2.22%1.29%0.92%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger12.57%8.87%3.7%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger22.92%17.38%5.55%

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.
Minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections What is the minimum age for voting in parliamentary elections?