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Government > Democracy > Parliamentary elections > Voting age population per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: International IDEA has chosen to use not only the reported registration rate to calculate turnout percentages, but also the voting age population (VAP) which includes all citizens above the legal voting age. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Andorra 903.43 2003
2 Lithuania 883.86 2003
3 Romania 855.39 2003
4 Georgia 838.87 2003
5 Monaco 836.08 2003
6 Armenia 823.7 2003
7 Italy 821.68 2003
8 Bulgaria 817 2003
9 Ukraine 814.4 2003
10 Japan 807.68 2003
11 Germany 803.47 2003
12 Latvia 799.11 2003
13 Slovakia 798.92 2003
14 Finland 797.21 2003
15 Austria 795.84 2003
16 Estonia 791.58 2003
17 Croatia 784.9 2003
18 Bosnia and Herzegovina 783.73 2003
19 Switzerland 781.62 2003
20 Republic of Macedonia 779.29 2003
21 Belarus 776.52 2003
22 Slovenia 773.36 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 772.22 2003
23 Sweden 771.97 2003
24 Belgium 770.96 2003
25 United Kingdom 768.96 2003
26 San Marino 767.39 2003
27 Czech Republic 766.87 2003
28 Denmark 765.86 2003
European Union average (profile) 765.54 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 764.55 2003
29 Hungary 764.39 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 762.04 2003
Europe average (profile) 759.63 2003
30 Netherlands 756.56 2003
31 Russia 755.27 2003
32 Norway 754.91 2003
33 Spain 753.05 2003
34 Canada 750.92 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 750.61 2003
35 Portugal 747.54 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 746.39 2003
36 Kazakhstan 746.22 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 745.3 2003
37 Poland 745.18 2003
38 Luxembourg 744.03 2003
39 Guyana 738.43 2003
40 United States 737.5 2003
41 South Korea 718.04 2003
42 Greece 716.05 2003
43 France 715.3 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 715.27 2003
44 Australia 705.65 2003
45 Malta 701.27 2003
46 Tuvalu 700.63 2003
47 Uruguay 700.43 2003
48 Liechtenstein 698.28 2003
49 Moldova 696.99 2003
50 New Zealand 694.02 2003
51 Barbados 691.13 2003
52 Iceland 679.07 2003
53 Ireland 671.04 2003
54 Palau 667.97 2003
55 Trinidad and Tobago 665.01 2003
56 Thailand 661.57 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 651.76 2003
57 Mauritius 647.79 2003
58 Fiji 639.13 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 636.82 2003
59 Seychelles 636.82 2003
60 Albania 629.93 2003
61 Argentina 628.84 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 624.82 2003
62 Turkey 616.14 2003
63 Iran 610.09 2003
64 Jamaica 603.94 2003
65 Chile 602.33 2003
66 Israel 597.15 2003
67 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 590.53 2003
68 Indonesia 590.05 2003
69 Mongolia 586.8 2003
70 Mexico 580.11 2003
71 Sri Lanka 579.49 2003
72 Azerbaijan 571.99 2003
73 Peru 569.92 2003
74 Antigua and Barbuda 569.23 2003
75 Brazil 565.62 2003
76 Tunisia 565.43 2003
77 Samoa 565.16 2003
78 The Bahamas 555.92 2003
79 Cyprus 553.92 2003
80 South Africa 551.03 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 550.11 2003
81 Aruba 548.1 2003
82 Lebanon 548.06 2003
83 Venezuela 547.78 2003
84 El Salvador 543.23 2003
85 Saint Kitts and Nevis 543.05 2003
86 Federated States of Micronesia 540.85 2003
87 Malaysia 538.82 2003
88 Panama 538.15 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 531.29 2003
89 Colombia 531.06 2003
90 Dominican Republic 528.62 2003
91 Lesotho 527.2 2003
92 Suriname 525.48 2003
93 Kyrgyzstan 523.21 2003
94 Tonga 522.26 2003
95 Ecuador 519 2003
96 Philippines 518.07 2003
97 India 517.27 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 516.39 2003
98 Jordan 512.03 2003
99 Uzbekistan 511.87 2003
100 Grenada 509.11 2003
101 Sudan 508.89 2003
102 Saint Lucia 507.77 2003
103 Singapore 504.57 2003
104 Morocco 502.01 2003
105 Ghana 499.53 2003
106 Paraguay 488.83 2003
107 Togo 483.93 2003
108 Tajikistan 480.23 2003
109 Guatemala 479.56 2003
110 Nepal 478.63 2003
111 Belize 477.46 2003
112 Bangladesh 477.12 2003
113 Egypt 476.95 2003
114 Burma 472.3 2003
115 Mali 470.82 2003
116 Haiti 467.68 2003
117 Costa Rica 465.66 2003
118 Maldives 465.61 2003
119 Honduras 462.58 2003
120 Botswana 460.73 2003
121 Nicaragua 460.17 2003
122 Cape Verde 458.25 2003
123 Vanuatu 451.47 2003
124 Algeria 449.59 2003
125 Madagascar 449.14 2003
126 Namibia 442.57 2003
127 Solomon Islands 436.5 2003
128 Cote d'Ivoire 431.79 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 430.91 2003
129 Sao Tome and Principe 430.88 2003
130 Sierra Leone 430.69 2003
131 Burkina Faso 424.74 2003
132 Cambodia 424.3 2003
133 Senegal 422.89 2003
134 Ethiopia 422.09 2003
135 Djibouti 418.88 2003
136 Mozambique 417.83 2003
137 Zambia 410.07 2003
138 Yemen 407.34 2003
139 Central African Republic 406.54 2003
140 The Gambia 402.54 2003
141 Syria 402.39 2003
142 Bolivia 398.88 2003
143 Nigeria 398.29 2003
144 Pakistan 397.36 2003
145 Burundi 393.68 2003
146 Papua New Guinea 391.61 2003
147 Niger 386.73 2003
148 Comoros 384.93 2003
149 Mauritania 382.95 2003
150 Uganda 380.29 2003
151 Kenya 373.54 2003
152 Chad 369.22 2003
153 Cameroon 361.31 2003
154 Kiribati 355.72 2003
155 Benin 351.84 2003
156 Guinea 342.06 2003
157 Angola 323.34 2003
158 Guinea-Bissau 229.08 2003
159 Kuwait 177.25 2003
160 Somalia 125.67 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Democracy > Parliamentary elections > Voting age population per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Democracy/Parliamentary-elections/Voting-age-population-per-1000

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