Cambodia

Senate

Political system
Parliamentary system
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
Parliament
Chamber name
Senate
Structure & status of parliament
Upper chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
6

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1997
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Asia-Pacific Group

Speaker

Official title
President of the Senate
Speaker
Sen Hun (Male)
Date of birth: 05 Aug 1952
Term
03 Apr 2024
Additional information

Elected on 3 April 2024.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Oum Sarith (Male)
Term
No information available

Members

Statutory number of members
62

Notes:

Indirectly elected members: 58 members are elected by Commune/Sangkat councillors while two others are elected by the National Assembly.

Appointed members: appointed by the King.

Principal mode of designation of members
Indirectly elected
Indirectly elected members
60
Appointed members
2
Current number of members
62
Men
50
Women
12
Percentage of women
19.4%
Statutory number of members per country 
187
Population (in thousands)
16,589
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
88,711

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
0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
1.8% 2% 0.0%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
3.5% 2% 1.8%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Sources: Not applicable

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