Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

02 September 2008

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Constitution of Argentina (1853, last amended 1994)

Updated: June 2015

Section 66 states:

Each House shall make its rules of proceedings, and with the concurrence of two-thirds may correct any one of its members…or can remove him on the account of physical or moral disability occurring after his admission, and may even expel him from the body…


Section 88 states:

In case of illness…the Executive Power shall devolve upon the Vice-President of the Nation. In case of…inability of the President, and the Vice-President of the Nation, Congress shall determine the public officer…


Excerpts from the Constitution of Argentina (1853, last amended 1994)

National Electoral Code (2012)

Updated: June 2015

Article 164 states:

In case of death, resignation, permanent inability or disability of a National Deputy, he or she will be substituted with an incumbent candidate according to the established order.


Excerpt from the National Electoral Code (2012)