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General elections, participation survey

The statistics present election participation in different groups in society, broken down by county, sex, age, income and civil status. Results supplement the vote count, which shows election participation overall and in different regions. The election participation survey is a sample-based survey.

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General elections, Electoral participation survey 2018


In the 2018 parliamentary elections, 87.2 percent of persons eligible to vote also chose to vote, which means that election turnout increased for the fourth consecutive election. At the same time, the analyses presented in a report indicate that although there is a high and rising level of voter turnout, this share varies between different groups in the population.

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