KnessetClockThe visual above lists all the members of the current 19th Knesset from oldest to youngest (clockwise) grouped by the decade in which they were born.  This image was rendered by plugging freely available data from The Knesset’s Website into WikiBrains – a data visualization startup. Click on the image, or here for the larger, interactive version.

There are currently 5 MK’s who were born in the 80’s, 20 MK’s born in the 70s, 30 MK’s in the 60’s, 45 MK’s in the 50’s, 18 in the 40’s and 2 in the 30’s.
The Oldest Member:  Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, 78 (Labor)
The Youngest Member:  Stav Shafir, 29 (Labor)

I decided to take it a bit further and list down the number of religious MK’s, Females and new MK’s per party, the facts and figures are broken down per party below.

  • Likud Beitenu (Chairman: Benjamin Netanyahu)

MK’s: 31
New Members: 3 or 9.67%
Females: 7 or 22.58%
Religious: 6 or 19.3%
Non-Jews: 1 or 3.2%
Average Age: 55

  • Yesh Atid (Leader: Yair Lapid)

MK’s: 19
New Members: 19 or 100%
Females: 8 or 42.11%
Religious: 3 or 15.78%
Average Age: 49

  •  Labor Party (Leader: Isaac Herzog)

MK’s: 15
New Members: 9 or 60%
Females: 4 or 26.7%
Average Age: 53

  • Jewish Home (Leader: Naftali Bennett)

MK’s: 12
New Members: 9 or 75%
Females: 3 or 25%
Religious: 11 or 91.1%
Average Age: 51

  • Shas (Leader: Aryeh Deri)

MK’s: 11
Females: 0
Religious: 11 or 100%
Average Age: 56

  • United Torah Judaism (Leaders: Yaakov Litzman and Moshe Gafni)

MK’s: 7
New Members: 1 or 14.28%
Females: 0
Religious: 7 or 100%
Average Age: 60

  • Hatnua (Leader: Tzipi Livni)

MK’s: 6
New Members: 2 or 33.3%
Females: 1 or 16.6%
Religious: 1 or 16.6%
Average Age:  61

  • Meretz (Leader: Zahava Gal-On)

MK’s:  6
New Members: 3 or 50%
Females: 3 or 50%
Non-Jews: 1 or 16.6%
Average Age: 49

  • Ra’am-Ta’al/The United Arab List (Leader: Ibrahim Sarsur)

MK’s: 4
New Members: 1 or 25%
Females: 0
Non-Jews: 4 or 100%
Average Age: 52

  • Hadash (Leader: Mohammad Barakeh)

MK’s: 4
Females: 0
Non-Jews: 3 or 75%
Average Age: 60

  • Balad (Leader: Jamal Zahalka)

MK’s: 3
New Members: 1 or 33.3%
Females: 1 or 33.33%
Non-Jews: 3 or 100%
Average Age: 54

  • Kadima (Leader: Shaul Mofaz)

MK’s: 2
Females: 0
Average Age: 63