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The House of Commons: Report to Canadians 2013

Report To
Canadians 2013

Members’ Snapshot (as of March 31, 2013)
Map of Canada with demographics about Members.
308
Constituencies
109
Members elected for the first time in the 2011 federal election
2
Members elected for a second, non‑consecutive term
42
Seats held by Members born outside of Canada
Age of Members
15
Members aged 20–29
33
Members aged 30–39
73
Members aged 40–49
96
Members aged 50–59
83
Members aged 60+
* Age information unavailable for seven Members.
21
Age of the youngest Member
51
Average age of Members
75
Age of the oldest Member
232
Seats held by men
75
Seats held by women
Members by Political Party
164
Conservative
100
New Democratic
35
Liberal
5
Bloc Québécois*
1
Green*
1
Independent
1
Conservative Independent
1
Vacant
308
Total

* Does not hold official party status. A political party must have at least 12 members in the House of Commons to be a ‘recognized party’ for the purposes of parliamentary proceedings.

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