Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

23 July 2009

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Electoral Decree (2015)

Updated: September 2015

Article 157 states:

On Election Day, a citizen's physical disability can not be evoked to prohibit the right to vote. Only a citizen with a mental incapacity, duly noted and declared by a medical authority competence, loses his right to vote.


Excerpts from the Electoral Decree (2015)

Constitution of Haiti (1987, last amended 2012)

Updated: September 2015

Article 52-1 states:

Civic duties are the citizen's moral, political, social and economic obligations as a whole to the State and the country. These obligations are…

  • (c) To vote in elections without constraint…


Excerpt from the Constitution of Haiti (1987, last amended 2012)