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 25 of 140 17.9%
Cape Verde 17 of 72 23.6%
Colombia 31 of 166 18.7%
Congo, Democratic Republic of 44 of 492 8.9%
Croatia 23 of 151 15.2%
Egypt 89 of 596 14.9%
El Salvador 27 of 84 32.1%
Greece 59 of 300 19.7%
Guinea 25 of 114 21.9%
Ireland 35 of 158 22.2%
Kyrgyzstan 23 of 120 19.2%
Lesotho 30 of 120 25%
Libya 30 of 200 15%
Mauritania 37 of 147 25.2%
Moldova, Republic of 20 of 101 19.8%
Mongolia 10 of 74 13.5%
Montenegro 12 of 81 14.8%
Nicaragua 42 of 92 45.7%
Poland 126 of 460 27.4%
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) 10 of 136 7.4%
Rwanda 51 of 80 63.8%
Senegal 64 of 150 42.7%
Solomon Islands 1 of 50 2%
Timor-Leste 25 of 65 38.5%
Togo 14 of 91 15.4%
Tunisia 68 of 217 31.3%
Total countries:26
Average % women:23.1%

 

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