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Italy

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Chamber of Deputies

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Data on youth

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Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1974

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
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
Angela RAFFA (Female)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
74
Oldest member
Osvaldo NAPOLI (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
349
Total per sex
Total of male
440
Total of female
197
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
42
31-40
167
41-45
79
46-50
82
51-60
192
61-70
65
71-80
10
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 42 167 79 82 192 65 10 0 0
Total <= 45: 288 Total >= 46: 349
Male 0 20 104 56 59 141 51 9 0 0 440
Female 0 22 63 23 23 51 14 1 0 0 197
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger6.59%3.14%3.45%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger32.81%19.47%13.34%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger45.21%28.26%16.95%

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?