Türkiye

Grand National Assembly of Türkiye

Political system
Presidential-Parliamentary
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
Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (T.B.M.M) (Grand National Assembly of Türkiye)
Chamber name
Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (T.B.M.M) (Grand National Assembly of Türkiye)
Structure & status of parliament
Lower chamber
Parliamentary term (years)
5

IPU membership

Affiliation periods
from 1910 to 1979
from 1984
IPU Geopolitical Group/s
Twelve Plus Group

Speaker

Official title
Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye
Speaker
Numan Kurtulmuş (Male)
Date of birth: 23 Mar 1959
Term
07 Jun 2023
Additional information

Elected on 7 June 2023.

The term of the Speaker is two years in the case of the first Speaker, who can be re-elected. The term of the second Speaker continues until the end of the given legislative term. In the event of a change in the speakership, the new Speaker will serve out the remaining term of his/her predecessor.

Speaker terms

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Secretary general

Official title
Secretary General
Secretary General
Talip Uzun (Male)
Term
04 Jul 2023
Notes

Appointed on 4 July 2023.

Members

Statutory number of members
600
Principal mode of designation of members
Directly elected
Directly elected members
600
Current number of members
599
Men
480
Women
119
Percentage of women
19.9%
Population (in thousands)
84,775
Inhabitants per parliamentarian
141,292

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
52.1
(2023-06)
Youngest member
Zehranur Aydemi̇r (Female)
Youngest member (years)
24
Oldest member
Devlet Bahçeli (Male)
Oldest member (years)
75
Number of members, by age (2023-06)
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 2 37 53 99 198 77 15 0 0 481
Female 0 3 22 27 23 37 7 0 0 0 119
Totals per age interval 0 5 59 80 122 235 84 15 0 0 600
Total <= 45: 144 Total >= 46: 456
Percentage of members, by age
Age at the last election or renewal Overall Male Female
Percentage of MPs 30 years of age or younger
0.8% 0.3% 0.5%
Percentage of MPs 40 years of age or younger
10.7% 7% 4.2%
Percentage of MPs 45 years of age or younger
24.0% 15% 8.7%

Reserved seats and quotas

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

Notes: Voluntary political party quotas.

Sources: Individual political party statutes.

Youth quota
No

Links to additional information

Parliamentary website
List of members
Rules of procedure/Standing Orders
Constitution
No information available

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