Georgia

Parliament

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Unicameral
IPU membership
Yes

About parliament

Basic information such as the official name of parliament and details of its structure and leadership. Also includes the current breakdown of MPs by sex and age, and provisions for quotas and reserved seats.

Parliament name
Sakartvelos Parlamenti (Parliament)
Chamber name
Sakartvelos Parlamenti (Parliament)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
4

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1997 to 2002
from 2005
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title
Chairman of Parliament
Speaker
Shalva Papuashvili (Male)
Date of birth: 26 Jan 1976
Term
29 Dec 2021
Additional information

Elected on 29 Dec. 2021.

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Ketevan Kvinikadze (Female)
Term
27 Apr 2021
Notes

Appointed on 27 April 2021.

Members

Statutory number of members
150
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
150
Current number of members
140
Men
113
Women
27
Percentage of women
19.3%
Population (in thousands)
3,758
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
25,053

Age

Data on the age of parliamentarians is collected at the start of the legislature, following the most recent elections. This data is not updated during the legislature, except when parliament notifies the IPU of a change in the youngest or oldest member.

Average age of all members
47.6
(2020-12)
Youngest member
Beqa Liluashvili (Male)
Youngest member (years)
29
Oldest member
Vakhtang Kikabidze (Male)
Oldest member (years)
82
Number of members, by age (2020-12)
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
Male 0 4 23 27 19 31 15 1 1 0 121
Female 0 0 10 10 3 4 2 0 0 0 29
Totals per age interval 0 4 33 37 22 35 17 1 1 0 150
Total <= 45: 74 Total >= 46: 76
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
2.7% 2.7% 0.0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
24.7% 18% 6.7%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
49.3% 36% 13.3%

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups
No
Electoral quota for women
Yes

Notes: The Organic Law on the Political Union of Citizens provides that a political party which has at least 30% of female members shall receive a 30% bonus over the State Budget finances designated for that party (State Budget pays bonus).

Sources: The Organic Law on the Political Union of Citizens

Youth quota
No

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
List of members
Rules of procedure/Standing Orders
Constitution

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No