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 50 of 140 35.7%
Algeria 33 of 407 8.1%
Angola 65 of 220 29.5%
Argentina 115 of 257 44.7%
Armenia 38 of 107 35.5%
Belgium 63 of 150 42%
Bolivia 60 of 130 46.2%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 11 of 42 26.2%
Brazil 76 of 513 14.8%
Burkina Faso 8 of 127 6.3%
Cabo Verde 28 of 72 38.9%
Central African Republic 18 of 140 12.9%
Chile 55 of 155 35.5%
Colombia 31 of 167 18.6%
Costa Rica 27 of 57 47.4%
Croatia 48 of 151 31.8%
Dominican Republic 53 of 190 27.9%
Ecuador 53 of 137 38.7%
El Salvador 23 of 84 27.4%
Ethiopia 195 of 470 41.5%
France 228 of 577 39.5%
Gabon 22 of 143 15.4%
Georgia 28 of 147 19%
Greece 63 of 300 21%
Guinea 24 of 81 29.6%
Guinea-Bissau 14 of 102 13.7%
Honduras 35 of 128 27.3%
Indonesia 126 of 575 21.9%
Ireland 37 of 160 23.1%
Italy 229 of 630 36.3%
Kazakhstan 29 of 106 27.4%
Korea, Republic of 55 of 295 18.6%
Kyrgyzstan 18 of 88 20.5%
Lesotho 28 of 115 24.3%
Liberia 8 of 73 11%
Libya 28 of 170 16.5%
Luxembourg 20 of 60 33.3%
Mali 32 of 121 26.4%
Malta 22 of 79 27.8%
Mauritania 31 of 153 20.3%
Mexico 250 of 500 50%
Moldova, Republic of 41 of 101 40.6%
Mongolia 13 of 76 17.1%
Montenegro 22 of 81 27.2%
Nicaragua 47 of 91 51.6%
North Macedonia, Republic of 50 of 120 41.7%
Panama 16 of 71 22.5%
Paraguay 14 of 80 17.5%
Peru 52 of 130 40%
Poland 130 of 460 28.3%
Portugal 85 of 230 37%
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 70 of 164 42.7%
Serbia 100 of 250 40%
Slovenia 36 of 90 40%
Solomon Islands 4 of 50 8%
South Sudan 178 of 550 32.4%
Spain 150 of 349 43%
State of Palestine 17 of 132 12.9%
Timor-Leste 26 of 65 40%
Togo 17 of 91 18.7%
Tunisia 57 of 217 26.3%
Uruguay 25 of 99 25.3%
Uzbekistan 48 of 144 33.3%
Venezuela 37 of 167 22.2%
Viet Nam 151 of 499 30.3%
Total countries:68
Average % women:28.5%

 

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