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 36 of 122 29.5%
Algeria 119 of 462 25.8%
Angola 66 of 220 30%
Argentina 105 of 257 40.9%
Armenia 31 of 132 23.5%
Belgium 61 of 150 40.7%
Bolivia 56 of 130 43.1%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 of 42 21.4%
Brazil 75 of 513 14.6%
Burkina Faso 17 of 127 13.4%
Chile 35 of 155 22.6%
Colombia 31 of 169 18.3%
Costa Rica 26 of 57 45.6%
Croatia 35 of 151 23.2%
Dominican Republic 53 of 190 27.9%
Ecuador 54 of 137 39.4%
El Salvador 28 of 84 33.3%
France 228 of 577 39.5%
Greece 62 of 300 20.7%
Guinea 19 of 114 16.7%
Honduras 27 of 128 21.1%
Indonesia 117 of 575 20.3%
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 9 of 73 12.3%
Libya 30 of 188 16%
Mali 41 of 147 27.9%
Mauritania 31 of 153 20.3%
Mexico 241 of 500 48.2%
Moldova, Republic of 25 of 101 24.8%
Mongolia 13 of 75 17.3%
Montenegro 18 of 81 22.2%
Nicaragua 43 of 91 47.3%
North Macedonia, Republic of 46 of 120 38.3%
Panama 16 of 71 22.5%
Paraguay 13 of 80 16.3%
Peru 34 of 130 26.2%
Poland 132 of 460 28.7%
Portugal 82 of 230 35.7%
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) 17 of 151 11.3%
San Marino 19 of 60 31.7%
Sao Tome and Principe 8 of 55 14.5%
Senegal 71 of 165 43%
Serbia 93 of 247 37.7%
Slovenia 25 of 90 27.8%
Solomon Islands 3 of 49 6.1%
South Sudan 109 of 383 28.5%
Spain 154 of 350 44%
State of Palestine 17 of 132 12.9%
Timor-Leste 25 of 65 38.5%
Togo 17 of 91 18.7%
Tunisia 54 of 217 24.9%
Uruguay 21 of 99 21.2%
Uzbekistan 48 of 150 32%
Venezuela 37 of 167 22.2%
Total countries:57
Average % women:26.9%

 

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