Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates


Tunisia Parliament 2019



Tunisia President (Round 1) 2019



Tunisia President (Round 2) 2019


02 April 2008

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Decree No. 35 10 May on the Election of the National Constituent Assembly (2011)

Updated: June 2015

Article 61 states:
Illiterate voters or voters who clearly suffer from a disability that prevents them from performing the polling steps mentioned in article 60 above shall be authorized to assistance by a voter of their choice and who shall not be a candidate. One helping voter cannot assist more than one person.

Voting by proxy is prohibited.

Excess ballot papers shall not exceed 10% of the number of voters in one polling station.


Excerpt from Decree No. 35 10 May on the Election of the National Constituent Assembly (2011)

Constitution of the Tunisian Republic (2014)

Updated: June 2015

Article 83 states:

The President of the Republic may, in the event of a temporary inability to perform his/her tasks, temporarily delegate his/her powers to the Head of Government for a maximum period of 30 days, renewable once…


Article 84 states:

…Should the temporary vacancy exceed the sixty-day period, or if the President of the Republic submits a written resignation to the President of the Constitutional Court, or in the event of his/her death or absolute incapacity, or for any other reason that causes a permanent vacancy, the Constitutional Court shall promptly meet and acknowledge the permanent vacancy and notify the Speaker of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People who shall, on a temporary basis, immediately undertake the tasks of the President of the Republic for a period of no less than forty-five days and no more than ninety days.


Excerpts from the Constitution of the Tunisian Republic (2014)