Parliaments

This compilation shows the duration of each parliament as calculated from the first sitting date to the dissolution date.

Fuller information on each parliament is available by clicking the number of the parliament of interest.

Parliament Term Duration
42nd 2015-12-03 -   718 days
41st 2011-06-02 - 2015-08-02 1522 days
40th 2008-11-18 - 2011-03-26 858 days
39th 2006-04-03 - 2008-09-07 888 days
38th 2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29 421 days
37th 2001-01-29 - 2004-05-23 1210 days
36th 1997-09-22 - 2000-10-22 1126 days
35th 1994-01-17 - 1997-04-27 1196 days
34th 1988-12-12 - 1993-09-08 1731 days
33rd 1984-11-05 - 1988-10-01 1426 days
32nd 1980-04-14 - 1984-07-09 1547 days
31st 1979-10-09 - 1979-12-14 66 days
30th 1974-09-30 - 1979-03-26 1638 days
29th 1973-01-04 - 1974-05-09 490 days
28th 1968-09-12 - 1972-09-01 1450 days
27th 1966-01-18 - 1968-04-23 826 days
26th 1963-05-16 - 1965-09-08 846 days
25th 1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06 132 days
24th 1958-05-12 - 1962-04-19 1438 days
23rd 1957-10-14 - 1958-02-01 110 days
22nd 1953-11-12 - 1957-04-12 1247 days
21st 1949-09-15 - 1953-06-13 1367 days
20th 1945-09-06 - 1949-04-30 1332 days
19th 1940-05-16 - 1945-04-16 1796 days
18th 1936-02-06 - 1940-01-25 1449 days
17th 1930-09-08 - 1935-08-14 1801 days
16th 1926-12-09 - 1930-05-30 1268 days
15th 1926-01-07 - 1926-07-02 176 days
14th 1922-03-08 - 1925-09-05 1277 days
13th 1918-03-18 - 1921-10-04 1296 days
12th 1911-11-15 - 1917-10-06 2152 days
11th 1909-01-20 - 1911-07-29 920 days
10th 1905-01-11 - 1908-09-17 1345 days
9th 1901-02-06 - 1904-09-29 1331 days
8th 1896-08-19 - 1900-10-09 1511 days
7th 1891-04-29 - 1896-04-24 1822 days
6th 1887-04-13 - 1891-02-03 1392 days
5th 1883-02-08 - 1887-01-15 1437 days
4th 1879-02-13 - 1882-05-18 1190 days
3rd 1874-03-26 - 1878-08-17 1605 days
2nd 1873-03-05 - 1874-01-02 303 days
1st 1867-11-06 - 1872-07-08 1706 days