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Part 2 - The Forty-fourth Parliament - Statistical information as at 2.7.2014

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Length of service

House of Representatives

Senate

Parliament

Length of service(a)

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Less than 3 years

41(b)

27.33

22(d)

28.95

63

27.88

3-6 years

29

19.33

12(d)

15.79

41

18.14

6-9 years

23

15.33

13

17.10

36

15.93

9-12 years

13

8.67

10(e)

13.16

23

10.18

12-15 years

12

8.00

7

9.21

19

8.41

15-18 years

12

8.00

6

7.89

18

7.96

18-21 years

11(c)

7.33

3

3.95

14

6.19

21-25 years

8

5.33

2

2.63

10

4.42

25 years and over

1

0.67

1

1.32

2

0.88

Total

150

100.00

76

100.00

226

100.00

(a) In completed years of service;

(b) includes three members who served two, five and eight years respectively in the Senate;

(c) includes one member who served six years in the Senate;

(d) includes one Senator who served three years in the House of Representatives;

(e) includes one Senator who served eleven years in the House of Representatives.