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The new cabinet, by party and in numbers

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Non-BN ministers and deputy ministers

1) Idris Jala (Sarawakian, no party affiliation, retained)

2) Paul Low (Transparency International-Malaysia president, new)

3) Abdul Wahid Omar (Maybank chief executive officer, new)

4) P Waythamoorthy (Hindraf chief, deputy minister)

Ministers in previous cabinet dropped

(Excluding MCA and candidates who lost or did not contest GE13)

1) Shaziman Abu Mansor

2) Noh Omar

3) Koh Tsu Koon, Minister in PM's Department

Gender composition

Two women ministers out of 35 ministerial posts and five women deputy ministers out of 26 deputy ministerial posts. In total, seven women out of 61 posts.

In the last cabinet announced in June 2010, there were also two women ministers and three deputy ministers.

East Malaysia and peninsula composition

Ministers

East Malaysia: 13 (Sarawak 8, Sabah 5) - (6 in last cabinet, Sabah 4; Sarawak 2)

Peninsula: 22 - (25 in last cabinet)

Total: 35 - (31 in last cabinet)

Deputy ministers

East Malaysia: 8 (Sabah 4; Sarawak 4)

Peninsula: 18

Total: 26

The highest number of ministers from Sabah and Sarawak

1) Joseph Kurup (Sabah/PBRS) - Prime Minister's Department

2) Joseph Entulu (Sarawak/PRS) - Prime Minister's Department

3) Nancy Shukry (Sarawak/PBB) - Prime Minister's Department

4) Idris Jala (Sarawak/Senator) - Prime Minister's Department

5) Anifah Aman (Sabah/Umno) - Foreign Affairs

6) Fadilah Yusof (Sarawak/PBB) - Works

7) Richard Riot (Sarawak/SUPP) - Human Resources

8) Ewon Ebin (Sabah/Upko) - Science, Technology and Innovation

9) Maximus Ongkili (Sarawak/PBS) - Energy, Green Technology and Water

10) Douglas Uggah (Sarawak/PBB) - Plantation Industries and Commodities

11) Rohani Karim (Sarawak/PBB) - Women, Family and Community Development

12) Shafie Apdal (Sabah/Umno) - Rural and Regional Development

13) Abdul Rahman Dahlan (Sabah/Umno) - Housing and Urban Well-being

Party breakdown of ministers

Umno - 21 (same as last cabinet)

PBB - 4 (1)

MIC - 2 (2)

PBS - 1 (1)

PBRS - 1 (0)

PRS - 1 (0)

Upko - 1 (1)

SUPP - 1 (1)

Non-BN - 4 (1)

Total: 35 (31)

Party breakdown of deputy ministers

Umno - 17

MIC - 2

PBB - 3

PRS - 1

Hindraf (NGO) - 1

PBS - 1

PPP - 1

Total: 26

Chinese and Indian representatives

Chinese: 2 (1 minister and 1 deputy minister; down from 6 ministers and 10 deputy ministers in last cabinet)

Indian: 6 (2 ministers and 4 deputy ministers; the same as in the previous cabinet)

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