Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

08 February 2008

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Constitution of the Republic of Guinea (2010)

Updated: June 2015

Article 2 states:

…Under the conditions determined by law, voters are all major Guinean citizens of one and the other sex, enjoying their civil and political rights.


Excerpt from the Constitution of the Republic of Guinea (2010)


Electoral Law (1992)

Updated: June 2015

Article L3 states:

All Guineas aged eighteen or older on the day of polling who are in full possession of their civil and political rights, notwithstanding the dispositions outlined in article 44 of the Civil Code, who do not find themselves in any case of incapacity provided under the legislation found here, are considered eligible electors.


Article L8 states:

Must not be registered to the voter list except in cases of rehabilitation...

  • (7) individuals who are committed or severely mentally disabled.


Article L95 states:

The proxy vote is given to all included in article 93 as long as they are authorized legally competent.


Excerpts from the Electoral Law (1992)