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The Lok Sabha is getting older!

Between 1952 and 1980 elections, the average age was below 50 years.
hemin Joy
Last Updated : 25 April 2024, 11:48 IST
Last Updated : 25 April 2024, 11:48 IST

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New Delhi: The Lok Sabha is getting older! The average age of MPs in the first Lok Sabha was 46.5 years while in the outgoing Lok Sabha, it was 55 years.

Between 1952 and 1980 elections, the average age was below 50 years. However since then, except in 1998 elections, the average age of MPs was above 50. In the 1998 elections, the average age of MPs was 46.4 years.

The oldest Lok Sabha in terms of average age was the 16th Lok Sabha which was elected in 2014. Its average age of MPs was 55.64 years.

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Published 25 April 2024, 11:48 IST

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