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Government > Democracy > Presidential elections > Voting age population: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United StatesUnited States 213.95 million 2003
2 RussiaRussia 109.04 million 2003
3 BrazilBrazil 102.8 million 2003
4 MexicoMexico 62.68 million 2003
5 NigeriaNigeria 52.79 million 2003
6 BangladeshBangladesh 48.8 million 2003
7 FranceFrance 44.08 million 2003
8 PhilippinesPhilippines 40.29 million 2003
9 UkraineUkraine 38.27 million 2003
10 IranIran 32.59 million 2003
11 PolandPoland 28.44 million 2003
12 South KoreaSouth Korea 28.16 million 2003
13 ArgentinaArgentina 23.88 million 2003
14 RomaniaRomania 18.6 million 2003
15 AlgeriaAlgeria 16.71 million 2003
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 16.69 million 2003
16 PeruPeru 15.43 million 2003
17 SudanSudan 15.25 million 2003
18 VenezuelaVenezuela 14.13 million 2003
19 UzbekistanUzbekistan 13.29 million 2003
20 KenyaKenya 12.66 million 2003
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 12.07 million 2003
21 Sri LankaSri Lanka 11 million 2003
22 UgandaUganda 10.21 million 2003
23 KazakhstanKazakhstan 10.15 million 2003
24 ChileChile 10.07 million 2003
25 GhanaGhana 8.8 million 2003
26 MozambiqueMozambique 8.3 million 2003
27 PortugalPortugal 7.81 million 2003
28 BelarusBelarus 7.58 million 2003
29 MadagascarMadagascar 7.31 million 2003
30 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 7.3 million 2003
31 EcuadorEcuador 6.89 million 2003
32 BulgariaBulgaria 6.44 million 2003
33 AustriaAustria 6.34 million 2003
34 CameroonCameroon 6.29 million 2003
35 ZimbabweZimbabwe 5.84 million 2003
36 GuatemalaGuatemala 5.78 million 2003
37 MaliMali 5.28 million 2003
38 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 5.03 million 2003
39 AngolaAngola 4.99 million 2003
40 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 4.95 million 2003
41 NigerNiger 4.74 million 2003
42 TunisiaTunisia 4.72 million 2003
43 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 4.67 million 2003
44 SenegalSenegal 4.54 million 2003
45 ZambiaZambia 4.47 million 2003
46 HaitiHaiti 4.21 million 2003
47 FinlandFinland 4.17 million 2003
48 IsraelIsrael 3.99 million 2003
49 SlovakiaSlovakia 3.77 million 2003
50 BoliviaBolivia 3.6 million 2003
51 GeorgiaGeorgia 3.59 million 2003
52 ChadChad 3.55 million 2003
53 GuineaGuinea 3.52 million 2003
54 CroatiaCroatia 3.48 million 2003
55 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 3.26 million 2003
56 El SalvadorEl Salvador 3.21 million 2003
57 HondurasHonduras 3.07 million 2003
58 TajikistanTajikistan 3.03 million 2003
59 MoldovaMoldova 2.91 million 2003
60 BurundiBurundi 2.86 million 2003
61 ParaguayParaguay 2.78 million 2003
62 LithuaniaLithuania 2.74 million 2003
63 BeninBenin 2.69 million 2003
64 IrelandIreland 2.68 million 2003
65 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 2.64 million 2003
66 NicaraguaNicaragua 2.45 million 2003
67 ArmeniaArmenia 2.38 million 2003
68 UruguayUruguay 2.33 million 2003
69 TogoTogo 2.12 million 2003
70 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 2.03 million 2003
71 SingaporeSingapore 1.98 million 2003
72 Costa RicaCosta Rica 1.94 million 2003
73 PanamaPanama 1.74 million 2003
74 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.59 million 2003
75 SloveniaSlovenia 1.5 million 2003
76 MongoliaMongolia 1.47 million 2003
77 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 1.44 million 2003
78 MauritaniaMauritania 1.2 million 2003
79 NamibiaNamibia 876,828 2003
80 GabonGabon 614,709 2003
81 The GambiaThe Gambia 542,850 2003
82 CyprusCyprus 487,702 2003
83 DjiboutiDjibouti 332,151 2003
84 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 311,674 2003
85 ComorosComoros 304,200 2003
86 Cape VerdeCape Verde 213,973 2003
87 IcelandIceland 192,410 2003
88 MaldivesMaldives 130,286 2003
89 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 67,504 2003
90 SeychellesSeychelles 52,267 2003
91 PalauPalau 13,159 2003

Citation

"All countries compared for Government > Democracy > Presidential elections > Voting age population", Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Democracy/Presidential-elections/Voting-age-population

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