Topics Indigenous right to representation

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


Grants indigenous peoples the right to representation in the central government. This might, for example, involve a seat quota in the legislature.


Culture and Identity; Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Are any of the following political rights or benefits specifically granted to indigenous groups?