Verkhovna Rada of IX convocation will undergo 80.4% renewal. Besides that, membership of the Parliament will become younger by 7.4 years, as long as the number of newly-elected future MPs, aged from 21 to 45, has increased by 26%. We received this data from electronic protocols on CEC's website, which are almost completely processed. Civil Network OPORA decided to analyze the age, gender, education, and working experience of candidates, which are soon going to become Members of Parliament. Based on the analysis results, we have "drawn" a portrait of new convocation of the Parliament.
On July 21, Ukraine held early parliamentary elections. Three days after, the Central Election Commission has summed up almost 100% of electronic protocols in the "Vybory" analytical information system. According to preliminary data, only 82 MPs have been re-elected in this parliamentary election. 342 newly-elected MPs have got into the Parliament for the first time. The European Solidarity and the Opposition Platform - For Life parties have the biggest number of MPs, who worked in the Parliament of previous convocation (17 each). Another 16 MPs have got into the Parliament in the lists of Batkivshchyna Party. In addition, another 32 MPs have managed to be re-elected in majoritarian districts. The other two political parties, the Servant of the People and the "Holos", did not have any former MPs in their lists.
In general, 336 men (79.8%) and 88 women (20.8%) were elected to the Verkhovna Rada. Compared to the previous convocation, the Parliament of this convocation will have 39 more women MPs. In general, the representation of women has increased by 8.8%.
61 women came to the Parliament through party lists, which is 27% of all candidates nominated in the lists. Besides that, 27 women have won in majoritarian districts (13.6% of all majoritarian candidates). In the last convocation, only 4 women won in majoritarian districts (Oksana Yurynets, Iryna Konstankevych, Iryna Podoliak and Tetiana Rychkova). Iryna Konstankevich was the only one woman who succeeded in re-election to the Parliament.
Most women have got into the Parliament representing the Servant of the People party (56). 9 women were elected from each the European Solidarity and the "Holos" parties. The Opposition Platform - For Life and the Batkivshchyna have got 5 women each into the Parliament. As for the percentage, the European Solidarity has the biggest percentage of women MPs in the party - 45%. The party "Holos" has 36% of women MPs, Servant of the People - 22.1%, Batkivshchyna - 19.2%. The Opposition Platform - For Life party has the smallest percentage of women MPs - 11.6%.
Talking about the age portrait of Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada will have 17 MPs from 21 to 30 years old; 121 MPs from 31 to 45 years old; and 58 MPs from 46 to 60. There will also be three MPs in the Verkhovna Rada aged over 60. The youngest MP Sviatoslav Yurash is 23 years old. He was elected on the lists of the Servant of the People party (number 27). The eldest MP is 78. His name is Yurii Ioffe He was elected on the list of the Opposition Platform - For Life party (number 12). 41 years is the average age of an MP in current Parliament. In general, the average age of MPs is 7.4 years less compared to the previous convocation of the Parliament.
411 MPs have higher education, 9 - special secondary. Four more MPs have general secondary education.
30 persons were unemployed at the moment of election . This is 5 people less than in the previous convocation.
The majority of newly-elected MPs live in Kyiv (182 persons). Kyiv oblast is on the second place (26 persons), and Kharkiv oblast in on the third (24 people). The smallest number of newly-elected MPs reside in Luhansk oblast (3 persons) and in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (1 person).
In the context of the election in the nationwide multi-mandate district and in single-mandate districts, there are 164 men and 61 women among future MPs elected on lists. Most of them live in Kiev. 219 persons have got higher education. 42 persons have already been elected as MPs, and 19 persons were unemployed before the election. As for majoritarian MPs, there are 172 men and 27 women among them. 193 persons have got higher education. 36 persons have already been elected as MPs, and 11 persons were unemployed before the election.
* All the data collected as of 14:30 on July 24, 2019.