Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

19 July 2010

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Elections Act (1958, last amended 2007)

Updated: June 2015

Section 13, subsection 2 states:

Every person voting at an election shall cast his vote by means of a ballot paper to be marked by him so as to indicate his vote, and inserted by him in a secure ballot box, provided for the purpose, in such manner that the vote shall be secret: Provided that if any person voting is an assisted voter, his vote may be given in such manner as may be prescribed.


Excerpt from the Elections Act (1958, last amended 2007)