Kyrgyzstan

Supreme Council

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
Jogorku Kenesh (Supreme Council)
Chamber name
Jogorku Kenesh (Supreme Council)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1996
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Eurasia Group

Speaker

Official title
Speaker of the Supreme Council
Speaker
Shakiyev Nurlanbek Turgunbekovich (Male)
Date of birth: 13 May 1977
Term
05 Oct 2022
Additional information

Elected on 5 Oct. 2022.

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Chief of Staff of the Jogorku Kenesh (Supreme Council)
Secretary General
Alishev Shabdanbek Murzakulovich (Male)
Term
24 Oct 2022
Notes

Appointed on 24 Oct. 2022.

Members

Statutory number of members
90
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
90
Current number of members
90
Men
71
Women
19
Percentage of women
21.1%
Population (in thousands)
6,528
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
72,533

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
46.1
(2021-12)
Youngest member
Alimzhanova Nilufar Yakubzhanovna (Female)
Youngest member (years)
26
Oldest member
Majitova Sharapatkan (Female)
Oldest member (years)
66
Number of members, by age (2021-12)
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 0 21 17 15 16 3 0 0 0 72
Female 0 1 3 2 2 8 2 0 0 0 18
Totals per age interval 0 1 24 19 17 24 5 0 0 0 90
Total <= 45: 44 Total >= 46: 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
1.1% 0.0% 1.1%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
27.8% 23% 4.4%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
48.9% 42% 6.7%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Notes: Legislated Quota. At least 15 per cent of candidates on party lists must be younger than 35 years of age, and at least 5 candidates must be included in the lists of the first 65 candidates.

Sources: Constitutional law on Presidential and Jogorku Kenesh Elections (2011, amended 2017).

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