See also the publication Electoral System Design: the New International IDEA Handbook, which is based on the data in this database.

Table of Electoral Systems Worldwide

Country Electoral System Electoral system family Tiers Legislature Size (directly elected, voting members) Electoral System for President
Afghanistan SNTV Other 1 249, 249 TRS
Albania List PR PR 1 140, 140 Not applicable
Algeria List PR PR 1 462, 462 TRS
Andorra Parallel Mixed 2 28, 28 Not applicable
Angola List PR PR 2 220, 220 Other
Anguilla FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 7, 11 Not applicable
Antigua and Barbuda FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 17, 17-18 Not applicable
Argentina List PR PR 1 257, 257 TRS
Aruba List PR PR 1 21, 21 Not applicable
Australia AV Plurality/Majority 1 150, 150 Not applicable
Austria List PR PR 3 183, 183 TRS
Azerbaijan FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 125, 125 TRS
Bahamas FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 38, 38 Not applicable
Bahrain TRS Plurality/Majority 1 40, 40 Not applicable
Bangladesh FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 300, 300 Not applicable
Barbados FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 30, 30 Not applicable
Belarus TRS Plurality/Majority 1 110, 110 TRS
Belgium List PR PR 1 150, 150 Not applicable
Belize FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 31, 31 Not applicable
Benin List PR PR 1 83, 83 TRS
Bermuda FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 36, 36 Not applicable
Bhutan TRS Plurality/Majority 1 47, 47 Not applicable
Bolivia MMP Mixed 2 130, 130 TRS
Bosnia and Herzegovina List PR PR 1 42, 42 FPTP
Botswana FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 57, 63 Not applicable
Brazil List PR PR 1 513, 513 TRS
Bulgaria List PR PR 1 240, 240 TRS
Burkina Faso List PR PR 2 111, 111 TRS
Burundi List PR PR 1 100, 121 TRS
Cambodia List PR PR 1 123, 123 Not applicable
Cameroon FPTP Plurality/Majority H 180, 180 FPTP
Canada FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 338, 338 Not applicable
Cape Verde List PR PR 1 72, 72 TRS
Cayman Islands BV Plurality/Majority 1 18, 18 Not applicable
Central African Republic TRS Plurality/Majority 1 105, 105 TRS
Chad FPTP Plurality/Majority H 304, 304 TRS
Chile List PR PR 1 120, 120 TRS
China No direct elections Not applicable , Not applicable
Colombia List PR PR 1 166, 166 TRS
Comoros TRS Plurality/Majority 1 24, 33 TRS
Congo, Democratic Republic of Parallel Mixed H 500, 500 FPTP
Cook Islands FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 24, 24 Not applicable
Costa Rica List PR PR 1 57, 57 TRS
Côte d'Ivoire FPTP Plurality/Majority H 255, 255 TRS
Croatia List PR PR 1 151, 151 TRS
Cuba TRS Plurality/Majority 1 614, 614 Not applicable
Cyprus List PR PR 1 56, 56 TRS
Cyprus (North) List PR PR 1 50, 50 TRS
Czech Republic List PR PR 1 200, 200 TRS
Denmark List PR PR 2 179, 179 Not applicable
Djibouti MMP Mixed 1 65, 65 TRS
Dominica FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 21, 30-32 Not applicable
Dominican Republic List PR PR 2 190, 190 TRS
Ecuador List PR PR 2 137, 137 TRS
Egypt TRS Plurality/Majority 2 568, 596 TRS
El Salvador List PR PR 1 84, 84 TRS
Equatorial Guinea List PR PR 1 100, 100 FPTP
Eritrea No direct elections Not applicable Not Applicable NA, NA Not applicable
Estonia List PR PR 2 101, 101 Not applicable
Ethiopia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 546, 546 Not applicable
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) BV Plurality/Majority 1 8, 8 Not applicable
Fiji List PR PR 1 50, 50 Transition
Finland List PR PR 1 200, 200 TRS
France TRS Plurality/Majority 1 577, 577 TRS
Gabon TRS Plurality/Majority 1 120, 120 FPTP
Gambia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 48, 53 TRS
Georgia Parallel Mixed 2 150, 150 TRS
Germany MMP Mixed 2 598, 598 Not applicable
Ghana FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 275, 275 TRS
Gibraltar LV Other 1 17, 17 Not applicable
Greece List PR PR 2 300, 300 Not applicable
Grenada FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 15, 15-16 Not applicable
Guatemala List PR PR 2 158, 158 TRS
Guernsey BV Plurality/Majority 1 45, 47 Not applicable
Guinea Parallel Mixed 2 114, 114 TRS
Guinea-Bissau List PR PR 1 102, 102 TRS
Guyana List PR PR 2 65, 69 Not applicable
Haiti TRS Plurality/Majority 1 92, 92 TRS
Holy See (Vatican City State) No direct elections Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable, Not applicable Not applicable
Honduras List PR PR 1 128, 128 FPTP
Hungary MMP Mixed 2 199, 199 Not applicable
Iceland List PR PR 2 63, 63 FPTP
India FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 543, 545 Not applicable
Indonesia List PR PR 1 560, 560 TRS
Iran, Islamic Republic of TRS Plurality/Majority 1 290, 290 TRS
Iraq List PR PR 1 275, 275 Not applicable
Ireland STV PR 1 158, 158 STV
Israel List PR PR 1 120, 120 Not applicable
Italy List PR PR 1 630, 630 Not applicable
Jamaica FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 63, 63 Not applicable
Japan Parallel Mixed 2 480, 480 Not applicable
Jersey FPTP Plurality/Majority 2 51, 51 Not applicable
Jordan Parallel Mixed 2 150, 150 Not applicable
Kazakhstan List PR PR 1 98, 107 TRS
Kenya FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 337, 350 TRS
Kiribati TRS Plurality/Majority 1 44, 46 FPTP
Korea, Dem. People's Republic of TRS Plurality/Majority 1 687, 687 Not applicable
Korea, Republic of Parallel Mixed 2 300, 300 FPTP
Kosovo List PR PR 1 120, 120 Not applicable
Kuwait SNTV Other 1 50, Maximum 65 Not applicable
Kyrgyzstan List PR PR 1 120, 120 TRS
Lao People's Dem. Republic BV Plurality/Majority 1 132, 132 Not applicable
Latvia List PR PR 1 100, 100 Not applicable
Lebanon BV Plurality/Majority 1 128, 128 Not applicable
Lesotho MMP Mixed 2 120, 120 Not applicable
Liberia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 73, 73 TRS
Libya Parallel Mixed 2 200, 200 Transition
Liechtenstein List PR PR 1 25, 25 Not applicable
Lithuania Parallel Mixed 2 141, 141 TRS
Luxembourg List PR PR 1 60, 60 Not applicable
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic (1993-) List PR PR 1 123, 123 TRS
Madagascar FPTP Plurality/Majority H 127, 127 TRS
Malawi FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 193, 193 FPTP
Malaysia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 222, 222 Not applicable
Maldives FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 77, 77 TRS
Mali TRS Plurality/Majority 1 147, 147 TRS
Malta STV PR 1 65, 65 Not applicable
Marshall Islands FPTP Plurality/Majority H 33, 33 Not applicable
Mauritania TRS Plurality/Majority 1 95, 95 TRS
Mauritius BV Plurality/Majority 1 62, 70 Not applicable
Mexico MMP Mixed 2 500, 500 FPTP
Micronesia, Federated States of FPTP Plurality/Majority 2 14, 14 Not applicable
Moldova, Republic of List PR PR 1 101, 101 TRS
Monaco Parallel Mixed 2 24, 24 Not applicable
Mongolia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 76, 76 TRS
Montenegro List PR PR 1 81, 81 TRS
Montserrat BV Plurality/Majority 1 9, 11 Not applicable
Morocco List PR PR 2 395, 395 Not applicable
Mozambique List PR PR 1 250, 250 TRS
Myanmar FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 330, 440 Not applicable
Namibia List PR PR 1 72, 72 TRS
Nauru Modified BC Other 1 19, 19 Not applicable
Nepal Parallel Mixed 2 575, 601 Not applicable
Netherlands List PR PR 1 150, 150 Not applicable
Netherlands Antilles List PR PR 1 22, 22 Not applicable
New Zealand MMP Mixed 3 121, 121 Not applicable
Nicaragua List PR PR 2 90, 92 TRS
Niger List PR PR H 171, 171 TRS
Nigeria FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 360, 360 TRS
Niue FPTP Plurality/Majority 2 20, 20 Not applicable
Norway List PR PR 2 169, 169 Not applicable
Oman FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 84, 84 Not applicable
Pakistan Parallel Mixed 2 342, 342 Not applicable
Palau FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 16, 16 TRS
Palestinian Territory, Occupied List PR PR 1 132, 132 TRS
Panama FPTP PR H 71, 71 FPTP
Papua New Guinea AV Plurality/Majority 2 111, 111 Not applicable
Paraguay List PR PR 1 80, 80 FPTP
Peru List PR PR 1 130, 130 TRS
Philippines Parallel Mixed 2 287, 287 FPTP
Pitcairn Islands SNTV Other 1 6, 8 Not applicable
Poland List PR PR 1 460, 460 TRS
Portugal List PR PR 1 230, 230 TRS
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) TRS Plurality/Majority 1 137, 137 TRS
Romania MMP Mixed 2 332, 332 TRS
Russian Federation List PR PR 1 450, 450 TRS
Rwanda List PR PR 1 53, 80 FPTP
Saint Helena FPTP Plurality/Majority H 12, 14 Not applicable
Saint Kitts and Nevis FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 11, 15 Not applicable
Saint Lucia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 17, 17-19 Not applicable
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 15, 23 Not applicable
Samoa FPTP Plurality/Majority H 49, 50 Not applicable
San Marino List PR PR 1 60, 60 Not applicable
Sao Tome and Principe List PR PR 1 55, 55 TRS
Saudi Arabia No direct elections Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable, 150 Not applicable
Senegal Parallel Mixed 2 150, 150 TRS
Serbia List PR PR 1 250, 250 TRS
Seychelles Parallel Mixed 2 34, 32 TRS
Sierra Leone FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 112, 124 TRS
Singapore FPTP Plurality/Majority H 89, 100 FPTP
Slovakia List PR PR 1 150, 150 TRS
Slovenia List PR PR 2 90, 90 TRS
Solomon Islands FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 50, 50 Not applicable
Somalia In transition In transition , Not applicable
South Africa List PR PR 2 400, 400 Not applicable
Spain List PR PR 1 350, 350 Not applicable
Sri Lanka List PR PR 2 225, 225 SV
Sudan Parallel Mixed 3 450, 450 TRS
Suriname List PR PR 1 51, 51 Not applicable
Swaziland FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 55, 55 Not applicable
Sweden List PR PR 2 349, 349 Not applicable
Switzerland List PR PR 1 200, 200 Not applicable
Syrian Arab Republic BV Plurality/Majority 1 250, 250 TRS
Taiwan Parallel Mixed 3 113, 113 Not applicable
Tajikistan Parallel Mixed 2 63, 63 TRS
Tanzania, United Republic of FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 239, 357 TRS
Thailand In transition In transition In transition In transition, In transition Not applicable
Timor-Leste List PR PR 1 65, 65 TRS
Togo List PR PR 1 81, 81 FPTP
Tokelau TRS Plurality/Majority 1 20, 20 Not applicable
Tonga FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 17, 17 Not applicable
Trinidad and Tobago FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 41, 41 Not applicable
Tunisia List PR PR 1 217, 217 TRS
Turkey List PR PR 1 550, 550 TRS
Turkmenistan TRS Plurality/Majority 1 125, 125 TRS
Turks and Caicos Islands FPTP Plurality/Majority 2 15, 19-20 Not applicable
Tuvalu BV Plurality/Majority 1 15, 15 Not applicable
Uganda FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 290, 386 TRS
Ukraine Parallel Mixed 2 450, 450 TRS
United Kingdom FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 650, 650 Not applicable
United States FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 435, 435 Other
Uruguay List PR PR 1 99, 99 TRS
Uzbekistan TRS Plurality/Majority 1 150, 150 TRS
Vanuatu SNTV Other H 52, 52 Not applicable
Venezuela Parallel Mixed 2 167, 167 FPTP
Viet Nam TRS Plurality/Majority 1 496, 496 Not applicable
Virgin Islands, British FPTP Plurality/Majority 2 13, 13 Not applicable
Yemen FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 301, 301 TRS
Zambia FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 156, 158 TRS
Zimbabwe FPTP Plurality/Majority 1 210, 210 TRS

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