Topics Head of state term limits

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


The number of terms, either consecutive or in total, that an individual may serve in the office of head of state




king; monarch; president; queen

Survey Questions

  • What restrictions are in place regarding the number of terms the head of state may serve?