Gender Quotas Database

Legislated Candidate Quotas

This page displays all countries with legislated candidate quotas in the lower or single house.

CountryNumber of women elected% women
Albania 47 of 140 33.6%
Algeria 33 of 407 8.1%
Angola 65 of 220 29.5%
Argentina 109 of 257 42.4%
Armenia 36 of 107 33.6%
Belgium 63 of 150 42%
Bolivia 60 of 130 46.2%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 of 42 26.2%
Brazil 78 of 513 15.2%
Burkina Faso 8 of 127 6.3%
Cabo Verde 27 of 72 37.5%
Chile 35 of 155 22.6%
Colombia 32 of 170 18.8%
Costa Rica 26 of 57 45.6%
Croatia 47 of 151 31.1%
Dominican Republic 53 of 190 27.9%
Ecuador 54 of 137 39.4%
El Salvador 23 of 84 27.4%
France 228 of 577 39.5%
Greece 65 of 300 21.7%
Guinea 19 of 114 16.7%
Honduras 27 of 128 21.1%
Indonesia 121 of 575 21%
Ireland 36 of 160 22.5%
Italy 225 of 630 35.7%
Korea, Republic of 57 of 300 19%
Lesotho 28 of 120 23.3%
Liberia 8 of 73 11%
Libya 30 of 188 16%
Mali 33 of 121 27.3%
Mauritania 31 of 153 20.3%
Mexico 250 of 500 50%
Moldova, Republic of 40 of 101 39.6%
Mongolia 13 of 75 17.3%
Montenegro 20 of 81 24.7%
Nicaragua 43 of 91 47.3%
North Macedonia, Republic of 47 of 120 39.2%
Panama 16 of 71 22.5%
Paraguay 12 of 80 15%
Peru 52 of 130 40%
Poland 130 of 459 28.3%
Portugal 92 of 230 40%
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) 17 of 151 11.3%
San Marino 20 of 60 33.3%
Sao Tome and Principe 13 of 55 23.6%
Senegal 71 of 165 43%
Serbia 98 of 250 39.2%
Slovenia 24 of 90 26.7%
Solomon Islands 4 of 50 8%
South Sudan 109 of 383 28.5%
Spain 153 of 350 43.7%
State of Palestine 17 of 132 12.9%
Timor-Leste 25 of 65 38.5%
Togo 17 of 91 18.7%
Tunisia 57 of 217 26.3%
Uruguay 24 of 99 24.2%
Uzbekistan 48 of 147 32.7%
Venezuela 37 of 167 22.2%
Total countries:58
Average % women:28%

 

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