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%
Cape Verde 17 of 72 23.6%
Chile 35 of 155 22.6%
Colombia 32 of 171 18.7%
Croatia 31 of 151 20.5%
El Salvador 26 of 84 31%
Greece 62 of 300 20.7%
Guinea 26 of 114 22.8%
Ireland 35 of 158 22.2%
Italy 225 of 630 35.7%
Kyrgyzstan 23 of 120 19.2%
Lesotho 28 of 120 23.3%
Liberia 9 of 73 12.3%
Libya 30 of 188 16%
Mali 14 of 147 9.5%
Mauritania 31 of 153 20.3%
Moldova, Republic of 26 of 101 25.7%
Mongolia 13 of 75 17.3%
Montenegro 23 of 81 28.4%
Nicaragua 41 of 92 44.6%
Poland 132 of 460 28.7%
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) 17 of 151 11.3%
San Marino 15 of 60 25%
Senegal 69 of 165 41.8%
Solomon Islands 3 of 50 6%
Timor-Leste 25 of 65 38.5%
Togo 15 of 91 16.5%
Tunisia 49 of 217 22.6%
Venezuela 37 of 167 22.2%
Viet Nam 132 of 494 26.7%
Total countries:31
Average % women:23.5%

 

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