Gender Quotas Database

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Malta (Republic of Malta)

Malta (Republic of Malta) has a Unicameral parliament with the use of voluntary party quotas. 9 of 67 (13%) seats in the Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati / House of Representatives are held by women.

At a glance

Structure of Parliament: Unicameral

Are there legislated quotas...

  • For the Single/Lower House? No
  • For the Sub-National Level? No

Are there voluntary quotas...

  • Adopted by political parties? Yes

Is there additional information?...

  • No

Last updated: Feb 18, 2020

Single/Lower House

Il-Kamra Tad-Deputati / House of Representatives

Total seats 67
Total Women 9
% Women 13%
Election Year 2017
Electoral System STV
Quota Type No legislated
Election details IDEA Voter Turnout - IPU Parline

Voluntary Political Party Quotas*

Party Official name Details, Quota provisions
Labour Party Partit Laburista [MLP] The Labour Party has 20 percent quota for women on party lists.

* Only political parties represented in parliament are included. When a country has legislated quotas in place, only political parties that have voluntary quotas that exceed the percentage/number of the national quota legislation are presented in this table.

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