Prawo wyborcze (2008)  Prawo wyborcze (2006)  
Afganistan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Albania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Algieria  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Samoa Amerykanskie  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Andora  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Angola  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Anguilla  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Antigua i Barbuda  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Argentyna  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Armenia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Aruba  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Australia  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Austria  16 years of age; universal; note  reduced from 18 years of age w 2007  18 years of age; universal  
Azerbejdzan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bahamy  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bahrajn  20 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bangladesz  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Barbados  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bialorus  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Belgia  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Belize  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Benin  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bermudy  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Bhutan  18 years of age; universal  each family has one vote w villagelevel elections; note  w late 2003 Bhutan's legislature passed a new election law  
Boliwia  18 years of age, universal and compulsory (married); 21 years of age, universal and compulsory (single)  18 years of age, universal and compulsory (married); 21 years of age, universal and compulsory (single)  
Bosnia i Hercegowina  18 years of age, universal  18 years of age, universal  
Botswana  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Brazylia  voluntary between 16 and 18 years of age and over 70; compulsory over 18 and under 70 years of age; note  military conscripts do not vote  voluntary between 16 and 18 years of age and over 70; compulsory over 18 and under 70 years of age; note  military conscripts do not vote  
Brytyjskie Wyspy Dziewicze  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Brunei  18 years of age dla village elections; universal  none  
Bulgaria  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Burkina Faso  universal  universal  
Birma  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Burundi  NA years of age; universal (adult)  NA years of age; universal adult  
Kambodza  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kamerun  20 years of age; universal  20 years of age; universal  
Kanada  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Republika Zielonego Przyladka  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kajmany  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Cesarstwo Srodkowoafrykanskie  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Czad  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Chile  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Chiny  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Kokosowe  NA  NA  
Kolumbia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Komory  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kongo, Republika Demokratyczna  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Kongo, Republika  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Cooka  NA years of age; universal (adult)  NA years of age; universal adult  
Kostaryka  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Cote d'Ivoire  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Chorwacja  18 years of age; universal (16 years of age, if employed)  18 years of age; universal (16 years of age, if employed)  
Kuba  16 years of age; universal  16 years of age; universal  
Cypr  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Czechy  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Dania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Dzibuti  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal adult  
Dominika  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Republika Dominikanska  18 years of age, universal and compulsory; married persons regardless of age; note  members of the armed forces and national police cannot vote  18 years of age, universal and compulsory; married persons regardless of age
note: members of the armed forces and national police cannot vote 

Timor Wschodni    17 years of age; universal  
Ekwador  18 years of age; universal, compulsory dla literate persons ages 1865, optional dla other eligible voters  18 years of age; universal, compulsory dla literate persons ages 1865, optional dla other eligible voters  
Egipt  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Salwador  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gwinea Równikowa  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal adult  
Erytrea  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Estonia  18 years of age; universal dla all Estonian citizens  18 years of age; universal dla all Estonian citizens  
Etiopia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Unia Europejska  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Falklandy  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Owcze  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Fidzi  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Finlandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Francja  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gujana Francuska    18 years of age; universal  
Polinezja Francuska  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gabon  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Gambia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Georgia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Niemcy  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Ghana  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gibraltar  18 years of age; universal; and British citizens who have been residents six months or more  18 years of age; universal, plus other British citizens who have been residents six months or more  
Grecja  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Grenlandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Grenada  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gwadelupa    18 years of age; universal  
Guam  18 years of age; universal; US citizens, but do not vote w US presidential elections  18 years of age; universal; US citizens, but do not vote w US presidential elections  
Gwatemala  18 years of age; universal; note  active duty members of the armed forces may not vote and are restricted to their barracks on election day  18 years of age; universal (active duty members of the armed forces may not vote and are restricted to their barracks on election day)  
Guernsey  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gwinea  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gwinea Bissau  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Gujana  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Haiti  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Watykan  limited to cardinals less than 80 years old  limited to cardinals less than 80 years old  
Honduras  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Hong Kong  direct election  18 years of age dla a number of nonexecutive positions; universal dla permanent residents living w the territory of Hong Kong dla the past seven years; indirect election  limited to about 220,000 members of functional constituencies and an 800member election committee drawn from broad regional groupings, central government bodies, and municipal organizations  direct election 18 years of age; universal dla permanent residents living w the territory of Hong Kong dla the past seven years; indirect election limited to about 200,000 members of functional constituencies and an 800member election committee drawn from broad regional groupings, municipal organizations, and central government bodies  
Wegry  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Islandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Indie  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Indonezja  17 years of age; universal and married persons regardless of age  17 years of age; universal and married persons regardless of age  
Iran  16 years of age; universal  15 years of age; universal  
Irak  18 years of age; universal  formerly 18 years of age; universal  
Irlandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspa Man  16 years of age; universal  16 years of age; universal  
Izrael  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wlochy  18 years of age; universal (except w senatorial elections, where minimum age is 25)  18 years of age; universal (except w senatorial elections, where minimum age is 25)  
Jamajka  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Japonia  20 years of age; universal  20 years of age; universal  
Jersey  18 years of age; universal  NA years of age; universal adult  
Jordania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kazachstan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kenia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Kiribati  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Polnocna Korea  17 years of age; universal  17 years of age; universal  
Poludniowa Korea  19 years of age; universal  19 years of age; universal  
Kosowo  18 years of age; universal    
Kuwejt  NA years of age; universal (adult); note  males w the military or police are not allowed to vote; adult females were allowed to vote as of 16 maj 2005; all voters must have been citizens dla 20 years  adult males who are not w the military forces, and adult females (as of 16 maj 2005); all voters must have been citizens dla 20 years  
Kirgistan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Laos  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Lotwa  18 years of age; universal dla Lotwan citizens  18 years of age; universal dla Lotwan citizens  
Liban  21 years of age; compulsory dla all males; authorized dla women at age 21 z elementary education  21 years of age; compulsory dla all males; authorized dla women at age 21 z elementary education  
Lesotho  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Liberia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Libia  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Liechtenstein  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Litwa  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Luksemburg  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Makau  direct election 18 years of age dla some nonexecutive positions, universal dla permanent residents living w Makau dla the past seven years; indirect election limited to organizations registered as "corporate voters" (257 are currently registered) and a 300member Election Committee drawn from broad regional groupings, municipal organizations, and central government bodies  direct election 18 years of age, universal dla permanent residents living w Makau dla the past seven years; indirect election limited to organizations registered as "corporate voters" (257 are currently registered) and a 300member Election Committee drawn from broad regional groupings, municipal organizations, and central government bodies  
Macedonia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Madagaskar  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Malawi  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Malezja  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Malediwy  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Mali  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Malta  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Marshalla  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Martynika    18 years of age; universal  
Mauretania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Mauritius  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Majotta  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Meksyk  18 years of age; universal and compulsory (but not enforced)  18 years of age; universal and compulsory (but not enforced)  
Mikronezja, Sfederowane Stany Mikronezji  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Moldawia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Monako  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Mongolia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Czarnogora  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Montserrat  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Maroko  18 years of age; universal (as of styczen 2003)  18 years of age; universal (as of styczen 2003)  
Mozambik  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Namibia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Nauru  20 years of age; universal and compulsory  20 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Nepal  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Holandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Antyle Holenderskie  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Nowa Kaledonia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Nowa Zelandia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Nikaragua  16 years of age; universal  16 years of age; universal  
Niger  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Nigeria  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Niue  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspa Norfolk  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Mariany Polnocne  18 years of age; universal; indigenous inhabitants are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  18 years of age; universal; indigenous inhabitants are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  
Norwegia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Oman  21 years of age; universal; note  members of the military and security forces are not allowed to vote  in Oman's most recent Majlis alShura elections w 2003, suffrage was universal dla all Omanis over age 21 except dla members of the military and security forces; the next Majlis alShura elections are scheduled dla 2007  
Pakistan  18 years of age; universal; joint electorates and reserved parliamentary seats dla women and nonMuslims  18 years of age; universal; joint electorates and reserved parliamentary seats dla women and nonMuslims  
Palau  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Panama  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
PapuaNowa Gwinea  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Paragwaj  18 years of age; universal and compulsory up to age 75  18 years of age; universal and compulsory up to age 75  
Peru  18 years of age; universal and compulsory until the age of 70; note  dla the first time w recent elections, members of the military and national police were eligible to vote w the 2006 elections  18 years of age; universal and compulsory until the age of 70; note  members of the military and national police may not vote  
Filipiny  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Pitcairn  18 years of age; universal z three years residency  18 years of age; universal z three years residency  
Polska  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Portugalia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Portoryko  18 years of age; universal; island residents are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  18 years of age; universal; island residents are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  
Katar  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Reunion    18 years of age; universal  
Rumunia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Rosja  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Ruanda  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal adult  
SaintBarthelemy  18 years of age, universal    
Swieta Helena  NA years of age  NA years of age  
Saint Kitts i Nevis  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Saint Lucia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Saint Martin  18 years of age, universal    
SaintPierre i Miquelon  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Saint Vincent i Grenadyny  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Samoa  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
San Marino  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Swietego Tomasza i Ksiazeca  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Arabia Saudyjska  21 years of age; male  adult male citizens age 21 or older
note: voter registration began w listopad 2004 dla partial municipal council elections held nationwide from luty through kwiecien 2005 

Senegal  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Serbia  18 years of age; universal  18 universal  
Seszele  17 years of age; universal  17 years of age; universal  
Sierra Leone  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Singapur  21 years of age; universal and compulsory  21 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Slowacja  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Slowenia  18 years of age; universal (16 years of age, if employed)  18 years of age; universal (16 years of age, if employed)  
Wyspy Salomona  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Somalia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Republika Poludniowej Afryki  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Hiszpania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Sri Lanka  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Sudan  17 years of age; universal  17 years of age; universal, but noncompulsory  
Surinam  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Suazi  18 years of age  18 years of age  
Szwecja  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Szwajcaria  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Syria  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Tajwan  20 years of age; universal  20 years of age; universal  
Tadzykistan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Tanzania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Tajlandia  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Timor Wschodni  17 years of age; universal    
Togo  NA years of age; universal (adult)  NA years of age; universal adult  
Tokelau  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Tonga  21 years of age; universal  21 years of age; universal  
Trynidad i Tobago  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Tunezja  18 years of age; universal except dla active government security forces (including the police and the military), people z mental disabilities, people who have served more than three months w prison (criminal cases only), and people given a suspended sentence of more than six months  20 years of age; universal  
Turcja  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Turkmenistan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Turks i Caicos  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Tuvalu  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Uganda  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Ukraina  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Zjednoczone Emiraty Arabskie  none  none  
Wielka Brytania  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Stany Zjednoczone  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Urugwaj  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  18 years of age; universal and compulsory  
Uzbekistan  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Vanuatu  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wenezuela  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wietnam  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Wyspy Dziewicze  18 years of age; universal; island residents are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  18 years of age; universal; island residents are US citizens but do not vote w US presidential elections  
Wallis i Futuna  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Sahara Zachodnia  none; a UNsponsored voter identification campaign not yet completed  none; a UNsponsored voter identification campaign not yet completed  
Jemen  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Zambia  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal  
Zimbabwe  18 years of age; universal  18 years of age; universal 