Monaco

National Council

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
Conseil national (National Council)
Chamber name
Conseil national (National Council)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1948
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title
Speaker of the National Council
Speaker
Thomas Brezzo (Male)
Date of birth: 27 Sep 1979
Term
03 Apr 2024
Additional information

Elected on 3 Apr. 2024.

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Cédric Braquetti (Male)
Term
15 Nov 2021
Notes

Appointed on 15 Nov. 2021.

Members

Statutory number of members
24
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
24
Current number of members
24
Men
13
Women
11
Percentage of women
45.8%
Population (in thousands)
37
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
1,542

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
51.7
(2023-02)
Youngest member
Mathilde Le Clerc (Female)
Youngest member (years)
32
Oldest member
Maryse Battaglia (Female)
Oldest member (years)
66
Number of members, by age (2023-02)
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 1 4 1 4 3 0 0 0 13
Female 0 0 4 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 11
Totals per age interval 0 0 5 4 1 7 7 0 0 0 24
Total <= 45: 9 Total >= 46: 15
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
20.8% 4% 16.7%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
37.5% 21% 16.7%

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
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