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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia

184,637 5

Population (as of July 19, 2021)

Elections in our database

174,221 53.85%

Registered Voters (as of July 27, 2021)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Saint Lucian Senate Upper House
Saint Lucian House of Representatives Lower House

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Allen CHASTANET
  • Assembly: Saint Lucia has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 11 seats and the House of Representatives with 17 seats.

* The Queen is represented by Governor General Sir Emmanuel Neville CENAC (since 12 January 2018)

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is the hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the governor-general.
  • In the Senate 11 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms*. In the House of Representatives 17 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms. In the Senate, 11 members are appointed to serve 5-year terms (6 on the advice of the prime minister, 3 on the advice of the leader of the opposition, and 2 after consultation with religious, economic, and social groups).

 

Population and number of registered voters:  

Population: 184,637 (est 2021) 

Registered Voters: 161,8836 

 

Gender Data: 

Female Population: 94,000 (est 2021)  

Is Saint Lucia a signatory to CEDAW: no 

Has Saint Lucia ratified CEDAW: 8 October 1982

Gender Quota: N/A

Female candidates in this election: N/A 

Human Development Index Position: 86

Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A 

 

Disability Data: 

Is Saint Lucia a signatory to CRPD: 22 September 2011

Has Saint Lucia ratified CRPD: 11 June 2020

Population with a disability: 24,588

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Saint Lucian House of Representatives 2001-12-03 62,805 119,100 52.73%
Saint Lucian House of Representatives 2006-12-11 77,487 132,545 58.46%
Saint Lucian House of Representatives 2011-11-28 85,035 151,466 56.14%
Saint Lucian House of Representatives 2016-06-06 84,302 161,883 52.08%
Saint Lucian House of Representatives 2021-07-26 86,867 174,221 49.86%

Voter Turnout