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.

Voter turnout data for Poland

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Poland. 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 Turn­out
The voter turnout 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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Regi­­stration
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 Turn­out
The voter turnout as defined as the percentage of the voting age population that actually voted
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Voting age popu­­lation
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
2015
50.‌92%
15,595,335
30,629,150
49.‌40%
31,568,464
38,301,885
2.‌53%
 No
2011
48.‌92%
15,050,027
30,762,931
48.‌54%
31,002,361
37,748,288
4.‌52%
 No
2007
53.‌88%
16,495,045
30,615,471
54.‌24%
30,411,197
38,518,241
2.‌10%
 No
2005
40.‌57%
12,263,640
30,229,031
40.‌87%
30,003,160
38,635,144
3.‌60%
 No
2001
46.‌18%
13,559,412
29,364,455
47.‌63%
28,469,123
38,646,023
4%
 No
1997
47.‌93%
13,616,378
28,409,054
48.‌80%
27,901,720
38,752,000
3.‌90%
 No
1993
52.‌08%
14,415,586
27,677,302
52.‌00%
27,723,600
38,505,000
4.‌30%
 No
1991
43.‌20%
11,886,984
27,516,166
44.‌40%
26,771,500
38,245,000
5.‌60%
 No
1989
62.‌11%
16,994,732
27,362,313
63.‌96%
26,572,700
37,961,000
 No
1985
78.‌86%
20,554,182
26,065,497
37,225,792
0.‌32%
 No
1980
98.‌87%
24,816,304
25,098,816
35,578,016
0.‌06%
 No
1976
98.‌27%
23,652,256
24,069,579
34,299,428
0.‌06%
 No
1972
97.‌94%
21,854,481
22,313,851
33,039,545
0.‌02%
 No
1969
97.‌61%
20,642,449
21,148,879
32,280,848
0.‌04%
 No
1965
96.‌62%
18,982,316
19,645,803
0.‌07%
 No
1961
94.‌83%
17,653,646
18,615,185
0.‌11%
 No
1957
94.‌14%
16,892,213
17,944,081
0.‌35%
 No
1952
95.‌03%
15,495,815
16,305,891
0.‌03%
 No
1947
 No

Presidential

Year
The year the election took place or a law was passed, etc
Voter Turn­out
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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Regi­stration
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 Turn­out
The voter turnout as defined as the percentage of the voting age population that actually voted
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Voting age popu­lation
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
2015
55.‌34%
16,993,169
30,709,281
53.‌83%
31,568,464
38,301,885
1.‌47%
 No
2010
55.‌31%
17,054,690
30,833,924
54.‌50%
31,292,110
37,798,299
1.‌16%
 No
2005
50.‌99%
15,439,684
30,279,209
51.‌46%
30,003,160
38,635,144
1%
 No
2000
61.‌12%
17,798,791
29,122,304
62.‌58%
28,443,524
38,742,748
1.‌10%
 No
1995
68.‌23%
19,146,496
28,062,205
68.‌90%
27,790,560
38,598,000
2%
 No
1990
53.‌40%
14,703,775
27,535,159
55.‌10%
26,683,300
38,119,000
2.‌30%
 No

EU Parliament

Year
The year the election took place or a law was passed, etc
Voter Turn­out
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.
View data for this field
Regi­stration
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.
View data for this field
VAP Turn­out
The voter turnout as defined as the percentage of the voting age population that actually voted
View data for this field
Voting age popu­lation
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
2014
23.‌82%
7,297,490
30,636,537
23.‌62%
30,899,955
38,346,279
3.‌12%
 No
2009
24.‌53%
7,497,296
30,565,272
24.‌04%
31,188,739
37,810,554
1.‌77%
 No
2004
20.‌87%
6,258,550
29,986,109
21.‌49%
29,125,904
38,190,608
2.‌67%
 No