Unit: percent [%]
Source of data: The Chancellery of the Sejm and the Chancellery of the Senate / Statistics Poland
Information about indicator
Name of the indicator
16.7.1 Deputies and Senators, by sex and age
Sustainable Development Goal
Goal 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
16.7 Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
Share of women in the Sejm / Senate in the total number of Deputies / Senators.Share of Deputies in a given age group in the total number of the Deputies in the Sejm.Share of Senators in a given age group in the total number of the Senators in the Senate.
The legislative power in the Republic of Poland is exercised by the Sejm and the Senate. The Sejm consists of 460 deputies. The Senate consists of 100 senators. The Sejm and the Senate are elected for four-year terms.
The share of women / Deputies / Senators in the parliament (as of the beginning of the term) in 2011 refers to the VII term of the Sejm and VIII term of the Senate (since 8 November 2011 to 11 November 2015 r), and in 2015 - the VIII term of the Sejm and IX term of the Senate (from 12 November 2015).
Source of data
The Chancellery of the Sejm and the Chancellery of the Senate / Statistics Poland