Madagascar

National Assembly

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
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
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Chamber name
Antenimierampirenena (National Assembly)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1978 to 1990
from 2005 to 2008
from 2014
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
African Group

Speaker

Official title
President of the National Assembly
Speaker
Justin Tokely (Male)
Date of birth: 18 Feb 1974
Term
11 Jul 2024
Additional information

Elected on 11 July 2024.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Calvin Randriamahafanjary (Male)
Term
07 Aug 2019
Notes

Appointed on 7 Aug. 2019.

Members

Statutory number of members
163
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
163
Current number of members
163
Men
137
Women
26
Statutory number of members per country 
181
Population (in thousands)
28,916
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
171,101

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
50.2
(2024-07)
Youngest member
Ogascar Fenosoa Mandrindrarivony (Male)
Youngest member (years)
32
Oldest member
Modeste Rakotorahalahy (Male)
Oldest member (years)
67
Number of members, by age (2024-07)
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 23 22 27 55 10 0 0 0 137
Female 0 0 2 10 2 10 2 0 0 0 26
Totals per age interval 0 0 25 32 29 65 12 0 0 0 163
Total <= 45: 57 Total >= 46: 106
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
15.3% 14% 1.2%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
35.0% 28% 7.4%

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