See also the publications Voter Turnout Since 1945: A Global Report and Voter Turnout in Western Europe since 1945: A Regional Report, which are based on the data in this database.

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Voter turnout data for Malta

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Malta. The data has been verified where possible. You can click on any cell to see when the data was last reviewed. You can also help us make the database better by suggesting updates or corrections.

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Year
The year the election took place or a law was passed, etc
Voter Turn-
out
The voter turnout (of the only or final round) as defined as the percentage of registered voters who actually voted
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Total vote
The total number of votes cast in the relevant election. Total vote includes valid and invalid votes, as well as blank votes in cases where these are separated from invalid votes.
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Regi-
­stration
The number of registered voters. The figure represents the number of names on the voters' register at the time that the registration process closes (cut-off date), as reported by the electoral management body.
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VAP Turn-
out
The voter turnout as defined as the percentage of the voting age population that actually voted
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Voting age popu-
­lation
The voting age population (VAP) includes all citizens above the legal voting age
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Popu­lation
The total population
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Invalid votes
A vote needs to fulfill a number of criteria to be considered as valid.
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Compulsory voting
2013
92.95%
309,600
333,072
91.72%
337,540
409,836
1.30%
 No
2008
93.30%
294,214
315,357
88.88%
331,028
401,880
1.20%
 No
2003
95.70%
285,122
297,930
95.35%
299,040
397,499
1%
 No
1998
95.40%
268,150
281,078
95.93%
279,515
379,287
1.40%
 No
1996
97.16%
264,037
271,746
98.02%
269,370
369,000
1.10%
 No
1992
96.04%
249,145
259,423
95.33%
261,360
363,000
0.80%
 No
1987
96.11%
236,719
246,292
95.57%
247,680
344,000
0.70%
 No
1981
94.64%
225,466
238,237
86.03%
262,080
364,000
0.60%
 No
1976
95.00%
206,843
217,724
89.81%
230,300
329,000
0.70%
 No
1971
92.93%
168,913
181,768
77.55%
217,800
330,000
0.50%
 No
1966
89.71%
144,873
161,490
76.73%
188,800
320,000
1.10%
 No
1962
90.77%
151,533
166,936
79.41%
190,820
329,000
0.60%
 No
1955
81.16%
121,243
149,380
67.74%
178,980
314,000
0.50%
 No
1953
80.37%
119,333
148,478
66.04%
180,690
317,000
0.70%
 No
1951
74.59%
113,366
151,977
60.37%
187,800
313,000
0.70%
 No
1950
76.02%
106,820
140,516
57.06%
187,200
312,000
0.60%
 No
1947
75.44%
106,141
140,703
58.97%
180,000
300,000
0.60%
 No

EU Parliament

Year
The year the election took place or a law was passed, etc
Voter Turn-
out
The voter turnout (of the only or final round) as defined as the percentage of registered voters who actually voted
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Total vote
The total number of votes cast in the relevant election. Total vote includes valid and invalid votes, as well as blank votes in cases where these are separated from invalid votes.
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Regi-
stration
The number of registered voters. The figure represents the number of names on the voters' register at the time that the registration process closes (cut-off date), as reported by the electoral management body.
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VAP Turn-
out
The voter turnout as defined as the percentage of the voting age population that actually voted
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Voting age popu-
lation
The voting age population (VAP) includes all citizens above the legal voting age
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Population
The total population
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Invalid votes
A vote needs to fulfil a number of criteria to be considered as valid.
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Compulsory voting
2009
78.79%
254,039
322,411
78.56%
323,381
405,165
2.30%
 No
2004
82.39%
250,691
304,283
82.39%
304,263
399,867
2%
 No