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Turnout (UK): Social Indicators page

Published Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Turnout: Social Indicators page. Summary information on turnout at elections in the UK.

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Turnout at the 2015 General Election was 66.2%, higher than the previous two General Elections but still the third lowest since the introduction of universal suffrage.

Across EU 28 countries, average turnout at the last parliamentary election 65.5%. The lowest turnout of the G7 is the US at 42.5%.

UK turnout at the 2014 European Parliament election was 35.3%. This was up on the 34.5% in 2009 but below the 39.4% in 2004.

Commons Briefing papers SN02633

Topics: Election results : UK, Elections

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