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 39 of 140 27.9%
Cape Verde 17 of 72 23.6%
Colombia 25 of 166 15.1%
Congo, Democratic Republic of 44 of 500 8.8%
Croatia 19 of 151 12.6%
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 27 of 122 22.1%
Libya 30 of 200 15%
Mauritania 37 of 147 25.2%
Moldova, Republic of 21 of 101 20.8%
Mongolia 13 of 76 17.1%
Montenegro 19 of 81 23.5%
Nicaragua 42 of 92 45.7%
Poland 125 of 460 27.2%
Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) 17 of 151 11.3%
Rwanda 51 of 80 63.8%
Senegal 69 of 165 41.8%
Solomon Islands 1 of 50 2%
Timor-Leste 21 of 65 32.3%
Togo 14 of 91 15.4%
Tunisia 68 of 217 31.3%
Total countries:26
Average % women:23.6%

 

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