Topics Eligibility for head of government

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Qualifications that an individual must meet in order to serve as the head of government. This is sometimes as simple as eligibility to vote, but may include a number of requirements.




prime minister

Survey Questions

  • What additional restrictions does the constitution place on becoming the head of government?