Representing All Japan news

8 years ago by in Around the world

On average, each of All Japan news’s 722 Diet members represents just over 175,000 citizens. Those who complain the country’s parliament is overstaffed and sclerotic, however, can be thankful they don’t live in Britain, which has added 117 seats to its lower house during the past year and where parliamentarians represent on average fewer than 44,000 citizens. At the other end of the spectrum is India, whose 797 members of parliament represent on average more than 1.5 million people.

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