List of legislatures by number of members

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This is a list of legislatures by size using the latest information available. Legislatures in italic are those of non-Sovereign states.

Jurisdiction Type of
jurisdiction
Population Lower
house
Upper
house
Total People per member Notes
China People's Republic of China Sovereign state 1,333,370,000 2,987 [1] 2,987 446,391
United Kingdom United Kingdom Sovereign state 61,634,599 650 786 1,436 42,921
Italy Italy Sovereign state 60,114,021 630 315 948 63,411 Plus 3 senators for life
France France Sovereign state 65,073,482 577 321 898 72,465
India India Sovereign state 1,169,850,000 552 250 802 1,458,666
European Union European Union Intergovernmental
organization
499,794,855 754 27[2] 781 639,942
Japan Japan Sovereign state 127,540,000 480 242 722 176,648
Egypt Egypt Sovereign state 77,420,000 454 264 718 107,828
Indonesia Indonesia Sovereign state 229,965,000 560 132 692 332,319
Germany Germany Sovereign state 82,002,000 622 69 691 118,671
North Korea North Korea Sovereign state 24,051,218 687 [1] 687 35,009
Ethiopia Ethiopia Sovereign state 79,221,000 546 112 658 120,397
Thailand Thailand Sovereign state 63,525,062 480 150 630 100,833
Mexico Mexico Sovereign state 107,550,697 500 128 628 171,259
Russia Russia Sovereign state 141,883,000 450 168 618 229,584
Cuba Cuba Sovereign state 11,177,743 614 [1] 614 18,205
Spain Spain Sovereign state 45,929,476 350 259 609 75,418
Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic
of the Congo
Sovereign state 68,692,542 500 108 608 112,981
Nepal Nepal Sovereign state 29,331,000 601 [1] 601 48,804
Morocco Morocco Sovereign state 31,993,000 325 270 595 53,770
Brazil Brazil Sovereign state 191,956,000 513 81 594 323,158
Poland Poland Sovereign state 38,100,700 460 100 560 68,037
Turkey Turkey Sovereign state 71,517,100 550 [1] 550 130,031
United States United States Sovereign state 307,635,000 435 100 535 575,019
Algeria Algeria Sovereign state 34,895,000 389 144 533 65,469
Sudan Sudan Sovereign state 42,272,000 450 50 500 84,544
Vietnam Vietnam Sovereign state 85,789,573 493 [1] 493 174,015
South Africa South Africa Sovereign state 49,320,000 400 90 490 100,653
Romania Romania Sovereign state 21,498,616 412 176 588 36,562
Nigeria Nigeria Sovereign state 162,221,000 360 109 469 345,887
Ukraine Ukraine Sovereign state 46,011,300 450 [1] 450 102,247
Pakistan Pakistan Sovereign state 167,616,500 342 100 442 379,223
New Hampshire New Hampshire First-tier
subdivision
1,324,575 400 24 424 3,124
Canada Canada Sovereign state 33,802,000 308 105 413 81,845
Hungary Hungary Sovereign state 10,031,208 386 [1] 386 25,988
Afghanistan Afghanistan Sovereign state 28,150,000 249 102 351 80,199
Sweden Sweden Sovereign state 9,302,133 349 [1] 349 26,654
Argentina Argentina Sovereign state 40,134,425 257 72 329 121,989
Philippines Philippines Sovereign state 91,983,000 292 24 316 291,085
Greece Greece Sovereign state 11,257,285 300 [1] 300 37,524
Bangladesh Bangladesh Sovereign state 162,221,000 299 [1] 299 542,545
Iran Iran Sovereign state 74,196,000 290 [1] 290 255,848
Czech Republic Czech Republic Sovereign state 10,476,543 200 81 281 37,283
Iraq Iraq Sovereign state 31,234,000 275 [1][3] 275 113,578
Colombia Colombia Sovereign state 45,393,050 166 102 268 169,377
Serbia Serbia Sovereign state 9,850,000 250 [1] 250 39,400
Bulgaria Bulgaria Sovereign state 7,606,551 240 [1] 240 31,693
Switzerland Switzerland Sovereign state 7,782,900 200 46 246 31,638
Austria Austria Sovereign state 8,355,260 183 62 245 34,103
Portugal Portugal Sovereign state 10,627,250 230 [1] 230 46,205
Australia Australia Sovereign state 21,932,000 150 76 226 97,044
Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Sovereign state 4,459,300 166 60 226 19,731
Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Sovereign state 21,075,000 225 [1] 225 93,667
Netherlands Netherlands Sovereign state 16,551,237 150 75 225 73,561
Belgium Belgium Sovereign state 10,754,528 150 71 221 48,663
Angola Angola Sovereign state 18,498,000 220 [1] 220 84,082
New York New York First-tier
subdivision
19,378,102 150 62 212 91,406
Cape Town Second-tier
subdivision
3,497,097 210 [1] 210 16,653
Republic of the Congo Republic of Congo Sovereign state 18,498,000 137 72 205 90,234
Finland Finland Sovereign state 5,670,688 200 [1] 200 26,735
Libya Libya Sovereign state 5,421,827 200 [1] 200 125,882
Bavaria Bavaria First-tier
subdivision
12,519,312 187 [1] 187 66,948
Cambodia Cambodia Sovereign state 14,805,000 61 123 184 80,462
Texas Texas First-tier
subdivision
25,145,561 150 31 181 138,926
Cameroon Cameroon Sovereign state 18,879,301 180 [1] 180 104,885
Denmark Denmark Sovereign state 5,519,441 179 [1] 179 30,835
Belarus Belarus Sovereign state 9,671,900 110 64 174 55,586
Norway Norway Sovereign state 4,839,091 169 [1] 169 28,634
Venezuela Venezuela Sovereign state 26,814,843 167 [1] 167 160,568
Burundi Burundi Sovereign state 8,038,618 49 118 167 48,135
Chile Chile Sovereign state 16,973,000 120 38 158 107,424
Bolivia Bolivia Sovereign state 9,775,246 130 27 157 62,263
Chad Chad Sovereign state 10,329,208 155 [1] 155 66,640
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Sovereign state 16,004,800 107 47 154 103,927
Croatia Croatia Sovereign state 4,435,056 153 [1] 153 28,987
Berlin Berlin First-tier
subdivision
3,396,990 149 [1] 149 22,799
Georgia (country) Georgia Sovereign state 4,385,400 150 [1] 150 29,236
Slovakia Slovakia Sovereign state 5,413,548 150 [1] 150 36,090
Lithuania Lithuania Sovereign state 3,349,872 141 [1] 141 23,758
Baden-Württemberg Baden-Württemberg First-tier
subdivision
10,755,000 139 [1] 139 77,374
Albania Albania Sovereign state 3,170,000 140 [1] 140 22,643
Catalonia Catalonia First-tier
subdivision
7,504,881 135 [1] 135 55,592
Armenia Armenia Sovereign state 3,230,100 131 [1] 131 24,657
Scotland Scotland First-tier
subdivision
5,168,500 129 [1] 129 40,066
Uruguay Uruguay Sovereign state 3,318,535 99 30 129 25,725
Slovenia Slovenia Sovereign state 2,047,009 90 40 130 15,746
Tokyo Tokyo First-tier
subdivision
13,010,279 127 [1] 127 102,443
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Sovereign state 8,629,900 125 [1] 125 69,039
Flanders Flanders First-tier
subdivision
6,058,368 124 [1] 124 48,858
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Sovereign state 5,696,000 124 [1] 124 45,935
Hamburg Hamburg First-tier
subdivision
1,769,117 121 [1] 121 14,621
New Zealand New Zealand Sovereign state 4,325,900 122 [1] 122 35,458
Israel Israel Sovereign state 7,411,000 120 [1] 120 61,758
Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia Sovereign state 2,048,620 120 [1] 120 17,072
California California State Legislature First-tier
subdivision
37,253,956 80 40 120 310,450
Community of Madrid Community of Madrid First-tier
subdivision
6,445,499 120 [1] 120 53,712
New Jersey New Jersey Dependency 8,791,894 80 40 120 73,266
Taiwan Taiwan (Republic of China) Sovereign state 23,069,000 113 [1] 113 204,150
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Sovereign state 15,746,232 111 [1] 111 141,858
Hesse Hesse First-tier
subdivision
6,073,000 110 [1] 110 55,209
Andalusia Andalusia First-tier
subdivision
8,285,692 109 [1] 109 76,016
  Northern Ireland First-tier
subdivision
1,775,000 108 [1] 108 16,435
Rwanda Rwanda Sovereign state 9,998,000 80 26 106 94,321
Central African Republic Central African Republic Sovereign state 4,422,000 105 [1] 105 42,114
Estonia Estonia Sovereign state 1,340,415 101 [1] 101 13,271
Moldova Moldova Sovereign state 3,559,500 101 [1] 101 35,243
Latvia Latvia Sovereign state 2,257,300 100 [1] 100 22,573
Vienna Vienna First-tier
subdivision
1,680,266 100 [1] 100 16,803
Valencian Community Valencian Community First-tier
subdivision
5,029,601 99 [1] 99 50,804
Brussels-Capital Region Brussels-Capital Region First-tier
subdivision
1,080,790 93 [1] 93 11,621
Wallonia French Community of Belgium First-tier
subdivision
3,546,329 93 [1] 93 38,133
Brandenburg Brandenburg First-tier
subdivision
2,522,493 88 [1] 88 28,665
Jamaica Jamaica Sovereign state 2,889,187 63 21 84 34,395
Republika Srpska Republika Srpska First-tier
subdivision
1,439,673 84 [1] 84 17,139
Benin Benin Sovereign state 8,791,832 83 [1] 83 105,926
Bremen (state) Bremen First-tier
subdivision
548,477 83 [1] 83 6,608
Montenegro Montenegro Sovereign state 624,000 81 [1] 81 7,704
Bahrain Bahrain Sovereign state 791,000 40 40 80 9,888
Botswana Botswana Sovereign state 1,990,876 61 15 76 26,196
Mongolia Mongolia Sovereign state 2,754,685 76 [1] 76 36,246
Hawaii Hawaii First-tier
subdivision
1,360,301 51 25 76 17,899
Wallonia Wallonia First-tier
subdivision
3,413,978 75 [1] 75 45,520
Galicia (Spain) Galicia First-tier
subdivision
2,155,546 75 [1] 75 28,741
Basque Country (autonomous community) Basque Country First-tier
subdivision
2,796,089 75 [1] 75 37,281
Bhutan Bhutan Sovereign state 3,413,978 47 25 72 47,416
Cape Verde Cape Verde Sovereign state 516,733 72 [1] 72 7,177
Malta Malta Sovereign state 413,627 69 [1] 69 5,995
Aragon Aragón First-tier
subdivision
1,277,471 67 [1] 67 19,067
Iceland Iceland Sovereign state 319,246 63 [1] 63 5,067
Luxembourg Luxembourg Sovereign state 493,500 60 [1] 60 8,225
Alaska Alaska First-tier
subdivision
710,231 40 20 60 11,837
Hong Kong Hong Kong Dependency 7,008,900 60 [1] 60 116,815
Wales Wales First-tier
subdivision
3,004,600 60 [1] 60 50,077
Cyprus Cyprus Sovereign state 793,963 59 [1] 59 13,457
The Bahamas Bahamas Sovereign state 330,000 41 16 57 579
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Sovereign state 3,767,000 42 15 57 66,088
Lower Austria Lower Austria First-tier
subdivision
1,588,545 56 [1] 56 28,367
Upper Austria Upper Austria First-tier
subdivision
1,405,986 56 [1] 56 25,107
Styria Styria First-tier
subdivision
1,203,986 56 [1] 56 21,500
Barbados Barbados Sovereign state 284,589 21 30 51 5,580
New York City New York City Second-tier
subdivision
8,391,881 51 [1] 51 164,547
Navarre Navarre First-tier
subdivision
620,337 50 -[1] 50 12,407
Belize Belize Sovereign state 307,899 31 13 44 6,998
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Sovereign state 85,632 17 19 36 2,379
Burgenland Burgenland First-tier
subdivision
280,350 36 [1] 36 7,788
Carinthia (state) Carinthia First-tier
subdivision
559,891 36 [1] 36 15,553
Salzburg (state) Salzburg First-tier
subdivision
529,085 36 [1] 36 14,697
Tyrol (state) Tyrol First-tier
subdivision
701,556 36 [1] 36 19,488
Vorarlberg Vorarlberg First-tier
subdivision
372,791 36 [1] 36 10,355
Comoros Comoros Sovereign state 798,000 33 [1] 33 24,182
Sark Sark First-tier
subdivision
600 30 [1] 30 20
Brunei Brunei Sovereign state 388,190 29 [1] 29 13,386
Andorra Andorra Sovereign state 86,000 28 [1] 28 3,071
German-speaking
Community of Belgium
First-tier
subdivision
75,222 25 [1] 25 3,009
Tuvalu Tuvalu Sovereign state 10,000 15 [1] 15 667
Saint Helena Saint Helena Dependency 4,255 15 [1] 15 284
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Dependency 3,140 10 [1] 10 314
Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Dependency 50 10 [1] 10 5
Vatican City Vatican City Sovereign state 800 7 [1] 7 114

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ Part-executive, unique structure - part executive. See Council of the European Union for details.
  3. ^ Intended to by bicameral, but second chamber not established as of 2009