Equatorial Guinea

Chamber of Deputies

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
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
Parlamento (Parliament)
Chamber name
Cámara de los Diputados (Chamber of Deputies)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1984 to 1991
from 2011
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
African Group

Speaker

Official title
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies
Speaker
Gaudencio Mohaba Messu (Male)
Date of birth: 26 Dec 1970
Term
12 Jul 2013
Additional information

Elected on 12 July 2013, re-elected on 12 Jan. 2018 and on 19 Jan. 2023.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Bienvenido Ekua Esono (Male)
Term
17 Sep 2013
Notes

Re-appointed on 17 Sep. 2013.

Members

Statutory number of members
100
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
100
Current number of members
100
Men
68
Women
32
Percentage of women
32.0%
Statutory number of members per country 
170
Population (in thousands)
1,634
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
9,612

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
Click for historical data
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
Male No information available
Female
Total <= 45: - Total >= 46: -
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
- - -
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
- - -
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
- - -
Members for whom age data is not available
2
(2023-01)

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
No information available
List of members
No information available
Rules of procedure/Standing Orders
No information available
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