Lao People's Democratic Republic

National Assembly

Data on youth

Basic information > About parliament

Basic information > About parliament

Speaker

Year of birth
1956
See historical data for this field.

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 Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
Youngest member
Thanongsith Meuangchan (Male)
Oldest member (years) Age at the time of the last election or renewal.
69
Oldest member
Chaleun Yiapaoher (Male)
Total number of MPs, 45 years of age or younger
Total number of MPs, 46 years of age or older
144
Total per sex
Total of male
128
Total of female
36
Total per age interval
18-20
0
21-30
0
31-40
4
41-45
16
46-50
28
51-60
105
61-70
11
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 0 4 16 28 105 11 0 0 0
Total <= 45: 20 Total >= 46: 144
Male 0 0 3 10 20 85 10 0 0 0 128
Female 0 0 1 6 8 20 1 0 0 0 36
Percentage of members, by age
Age as last election or renewalOverallMaleFemale
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger0%0%0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger2.44%1.83%0.61%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger12.2%7.93%4.27%

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?