Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

02 June 2011

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Representation of the People Act (2000, amended 2012)

Updated: June 2015


Constitution of Belize (1981, amended 2010)

Updated: June 2015

The Preamble states:

Whereas the People of Belize…

  • (c) believe that the will of the people shall form the basis of government in a democratic society in which the government is freely elected by universal adult suffrage…


Section 92 states:

At any general election:

  • (a) every citizen of Belize or a citizen of any Commonwealth Country who has attained the age of eighteen years and who satisfies the requirements of the Representation of the People Ordinance 1978 shall have the right to vote…


Excerpts from the Constitution of Belize (1981, last amended 2010)