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How old are South Africa's Parliamentarians?
While the number of politicians in the newly sworn in National Assembly aged 35 or younger has more than doubled to 48, most of the MPs are still relatively old. 57% of them are 50 years or older. Women make up 45% of the Parliamentary seats. The blocks below represent each of the members of Parliament and their ages.
Updated 23 May 2019
The data has been updated to reflect the party members that withdrew before being sworn in and those that replaced them.
Age in years MPs
Produced by Media Hack
Sources: Government Gazette/PMG/IEC via OpenUp/Parliament
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