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Armenia

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National Assembly

Data on women

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Speaker
Ararat Mirzoyan (Male)
Year of birth
1979
See historical data for this field.

Secretary general

Secretary general
Tigran Galstyan (Male)
Notes Additional information about the Secretary General, in particular regarding their term.
Appointed on 21 Jan. 2019.

Members

Current number of members, by sex
Men The number of male parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
100
Women The number of female parliamentarians who currently hold seats in parliament.
32
See historical data for this field.
Percentage of women Calculated by dividing the current number of women by the current number of members.
24.24% See historical data for this field.

Age

Average age of all members
Not available
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
Hayk Grigoryan (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
68
Oldest member
Mkrtich Minasyan (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
90
Total per sex
Total of male
117
Total of female
14
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
1
31-40
27
41-45
13
46-50
20
51-60
55
61-70
15
71-80
0
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 1 27 13 20 55 15 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 41 Total >= 46: 90
Male 0 1 23 11 18 49 15 0 0 0 117
Female 0 0 4 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 14
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0.76%0.76%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger21.37%18.32%3.05%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger31.3%26.72%4.58%

Reserved seats and quotas

Electoral quota for women Quotas to promote the representation of women in parliament.
Notes
Legislated candidate quotas. Every sixth seat on party lists is reserved for women.The number of persons of each sex shall not exceed 80 % of any integer group of five candidates starting from the second number of the electoral list of a political party or alliance of political parties and of each party included in an alliance for the National Assembly election under the proportional electoral system.
Elections > Election results

Candidates

Total number of candidates Total number of people who registered as candidates for election. Does not include people who stood as candidates to become "substitute members".
1,444
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
464
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
32.13%
Number of candidates, by sex
Number of female candidates Number of female candidates
464
Percentage of women candidates The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of women candidates by the total number of candidates.
32.13%

Results

Number of women after election or renewal, by mode of designation
Women Directly Elected
32

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.
100
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.
32
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.
Ararat Mirzoyan (Male)
Political party
My Step Parties Alliance
Date of election
14.01.2019
Elections > Historical data on women

Women's suffrage

Date of independence For countries that become independent after 1940
1991
Women’s right to vote
Right to vote Year in which women obtained the right to vote
1918
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 1918, when Armenia was first independent, women were granted the right to vote. Under Soviet administration women equally had the right to vote and this right was again confirmed at independence in 1991.
Women’s right to stand for election
Right to stand for election Year in which women obtained the right to stand for election
1918
National or local Stand for Election: National or Local
National
Detail of restrictions Stand for Election: Restrictions detail
25 Years of age
Notes Stand for Election: Additional Notes on right to stand for election
In 1918, when Armenia was first independent, women were granted the right to vote and stand for election. Under Soviet administration women also had the right to vote and stand for election; these rights were again confirmed at independence in 1991.
First woman in parliament
First woman in parliament Year in which first woman entered parliament
1990