Indonesia

House of Representatives

Political system
Presidential 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
Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (House of Representatives)
Chamber name
Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat (House of Representatives)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1922 to 1938
from 1952
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Asia-Pacific Group

Speaker

Official title
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Speaker
Puan Maharani (Female)
Date of birth: 06 Sep 1973
Term
02 Oct 2019
Additional information

Elected on 2 Oct. 2019.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Indra Iskandar (Male)
Term
22 May 2018
Notes

Appointed on 22 May 2018.

Members

Statutory number of members
580
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
580
Current number of members
580
Men
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Women
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Percentage of women
0.0%
Population (in thousands)
273,753
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
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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
51.6
(2019-10 - 2024-09)
Number of members, by age (2019-10 - 2024-09)
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 13 43 51 75 172 84 20 1 0 459
Female 0 9 21 14 25 35 10 2 0 0 116
Totals per age interval 0 22 64 65 100 207 94 22 1 0 575
Total <= 45: 151 Total >= 46: 424
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
3.8% 2.3% 1.6%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
15.0% 10% 5.2%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
26.3% 19% 7.7%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Notes: There is a quota for women; at least 30% of candidates in legislative elections

Sources: Bill No. 8/2012 on Legislative Election Regulation from the General Election Commission No. 7/2013

Youth quota
No

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
List of members
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