Indonesia

House of Representatives

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Puan Maharani (Female)
Year of birth
1973
Additional information
Elected on 2 Oct. 2019.
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary General
Indra Iskandar (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 22 May 2018.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
454
See historical data for this field.
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
121
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
21.04% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
51.62
See historical data for this field. Compare data of this field.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Hillary Brigitta Lasut (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
80
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
151 See historical data for this field.
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
424 See historical data for this field.
Total per sex
Total of male
459 See historical data for this field.
Total of female
116 See historical data for this field.
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
22 See historical data for this field.
31-40
64 See historical data for this field.
41-45
65 See historical data for this field.
46-50
100 See historical data for this field.
51-60
207 See historical data for this field.
61-70
94 See historical data for this field.
71-80
22 See historical data for this field.
81-90
1 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 22 64 65 100 207 94 22 1 0
Total <= 45: 151 Total >= 46: 424
Male 0 13 43 51 75 172 84 20 1 0 459
Female 0 9 21 14 25 35 10 2 0 0 116
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger3.83%2.26%1.57%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger14.96%9.74%5.22%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger26.26%18.61%7.65%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
There is a quota for women; at least 30% of candidates in legislative elections
Elections > Election results

Results

Members elected, by sex
Number of men elected
475
Number of women elected
100
Percentage of women elected The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women elected in the election and the number of seats at stake at the election.
17.39%
Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
100

New legislature

Total number of men after the election The total number of male parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
475
Total number of women after the election The total number of female parliamentarians in this parliament/chamber following the election or renewal, regardless of their modes of designation.
100
First Speaker of the new legislature
First Speaker of the new legislature First name of the Speaker of the new legislature following the election or renewal.
Puan Maharani (Female)
Political party
Indonesian Democratic Party - Struggle (PDI-P)
Date of election
02.10.2019
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1945
Women’s right to vote
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1945
National or local Suffrage: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Suffrage: Restricted or Universal
Restricted
Detail of restrictions Suffrage: Restrictions detail
Restrictions not known
Women’s right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
2003
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
1945
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Restricted or unrestricted suffrage Stand for Election : Restricted or Universal
Universal
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1950
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.
2019

Specialized body - Women's caucus

Caucus of Women Parliamentarians of the Republic of Indonesia (KPPRI)
(July 2001)
Formal or informal
Formal
The caucus is open to male MPs
No
The caucus is cross-party
Yes
Notes
All Caucus members are female and members of the People's Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR-RI) or the Regional Representative Council (DPD). &#13;
The KPPRI (Kaukus Perempuan Parlemen Republik Indonesia) was originally founded in 2001.
There are rules governing the functioning of the caucus
Yes

Activities

Issues dealt with by the caucus
2020-2024 theme of the caucus is "Excellent Women, Advanced Indonesia" with an aim to integrate women into the development process by strengthening national regulations to ensure the role of women and build cooperation between groups and the state to create a friendly environment for women's roles.&#13;
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The KPPRI also promotes women's participation and representation in public life and bills affecting women, such as the Elimination of Sexual Violence Bill, Land bill, Indigenous People Bill etc.&#13;
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See: 2020-2024 Inauguration of the KPPRI: https://republika.co.id/berita/qdx821423/ketua-dpr-lantik-pengurus-kaukus-perempuan-parlemen-indones...
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See "The Role of the Parliamentary Women's Caucus in Promoting Women's Participation and Representation: A Case Study in Indonesia and Timor-Leste" http://iknowpolitics.org/sites/default/files/ikat_us_reaserchonwomencaucus_en_-_final.pdf
The caucus has a strategic plan or plan of action
Yes
The caucus has a communication plan
Yes

Contact information for the Committee

Address
Gedung DPR RI Nusantara II, Lt. 3, Ruang KPP-RI
JL. Gatot Subroto
10270 Jakarta DKI Jakarta
Indonesia
Phone
+62-215715240
+62-85782448081
Fax number
+62-215715240