Oman

State Council

Political system
Monarchy
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
Majles
Chamber name
Majles Addawla (State Council)
Structure & status of parliament
Upper chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
4

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 2008
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Arab group

Speaker

Official title
Chairman of the State Council
Speaker
Sheikh Abdulmalik Al Khalili (Male)
Date of birth: 27 Jul 1942
Term
18 Aug 2020
Additional information

Appointed on 18 Aug. 2020.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Khalid Al Saadi (Male)
Term
18 Aug 2020
Notes

Appointed on 18 Aug. 2020.

Members

Statutory number of members
87

Notes: 86 members and the Chairman, who also has the right to vote. They all are appointed by Royal Decree.

Principal mode of designation of members
Appointed
Appointed members
87
Current number of members
86
Men
68
Women
18
Percentage of women
20.9%
Statutory number of members per country 
177
Population (in thousands)
4,520
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
26,279

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
-1.0
(2023-11)
Number of members, by age (2023-11)
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
- - -
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
- - -
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
- - -

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
No information available
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