Croatia

Croatian 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
Hrvatski Sabor (Croatian Parliament)
Chamber name
Hrvatski Sabor (Croatian Parliament)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
4

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1992
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title
President of the Croatian Parliament
Speaker
Gordan Jandroković (Male)
Date of birth: 02 Aug 1967
Term
05 May 2017
Additional information

Elected on 5 May 2017, re-elected on 22 July 2020, and on 16 May 2024.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Davor Orlovic (Male)
Term
14 Oct 2016
Notes

Appointed on 14 Oct. 2016.

Members

Statutory number of members
151
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
151
Current number of members
151
Men
101
Women
50
Percentage of women
33.1%
Population (in thousands)
4,060
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
26,887

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
Youngest member
No information available
Youngest member (years)
No information available
Oldest member
No information available
Oldest member (years)
No information available
Number of members, by age (2024-05)
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
- - -

Reserved seats and quotas

There are reserved seats in parliament for certain groups
Yes

Notes:

Eight seats are reserved for the following ethnic minorities:

- Serbian minority: three seats

- Czech and Slovak minorities: one seat

- Italian minority: one seat

- Hungarian minority: one seat

- Austrian, Bulgarian, German, Polish, Roma, Romanian, Ruthenian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vallachian and Jewish minorities: one seat

- Albanian, Bosnian, Montenegro, Macedonian and Slovenian minorities: one seat

Constitutional Law on the Right of National Minorities (of December 2002), art. 19

Minorities
8
Electoral quota for women
Yes

Notes: Legislated Candidate Quotas. Lists shall observe the principle of gender equality and seek to achieve the balance in terms of the representation of women and men.

Sources: The Act on Gender Equality, 2008, Article 12 and 15 (1).

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