Russian Federation

State Duma

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
Federalnoye Sobraniye (Federal Assembly)
Chamber name
Gossoudarstvennaya Duma (State Duma)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1906 to 1913
from 1955
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Eurasia Group

Speaker

Official title
Chairman of the State Duma
Speaker
Vyacheslav Volodin (Male)
Date of birth: 04 Feb 1964
Term
05 Oct 2016
Additional information

Elected on 5 Oct. 2016, re-elected on 12 Oct. 2021.

Speaker terms

No information available

Secretary general

Official title
Head of Staff
Secretary General
Tatiana Voronova (Female)
Term
22 Oct 2016
Notes

Appointed on 22 Oct. 2016.

Members

Statutory number of members
450
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
450
Current number of members
450
Men
376
Women
74
Percentage of women
16.4%
Statutory number of members per country 
620
Population (in thousands)
145,103
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
Click for historical data

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
53.1
(2021-10)
Youngest member
Georgiy Konstantinovich Arapov (Male)
Youngest member (years)
22
Oldest member
Valentina Tereshkova (Female)
Oldest member (years)
84
Number of members, by age (2021-10)
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 7 44 45 64 120 70 21 3 0 374
Female 0 1 14 10 9 21 13 5 1 0 74
Totals per age interval 0 8 58 55 73 141 83 26 4 0 448
Total <= 45: 121 Total >= 46: 327
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
1.8% 1.6% 0.2%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
14.7% 11% 3.3%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
27.0% 21% 5.6%

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
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