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 Singapore

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Singapore. 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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Parliamentary

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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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 Turn­out
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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Popu-
lation
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
2011
93.18%
2,060,373
2,211,102
52.95%
3,891,370
5,183,700
2.17%
 Yes
2006
94.01%
1,149,668
1,222,884
32.17%
3,573,273
4,389,000
 Yes
2001
94.61%
638,903
675,306
21.44%
2,980,081
4,169,481
2.14%
 Yes
1997
95.91%
734,000
765,332
35.35%
2,076,210
3,009,000
2.40%
 Yes
1991
95.03%
805,573
847,716
43.52%
1,851,210
2,763,000
2.70%
 Yes
1988
94.70%
1,373,064
1,449,838
78.85%
1,741,330
2,599,000
2.30%
 Yes
1984
95.59%
902,980
944,624
55.79%
1,618,560
2,529,000
2.90%
 Yes
1980
95.48%
654,195
685,141
45.93%
1,424,260
2,414,000
2.70%
 Yes
1976
95.10%
815,130
857,130
68.36%
1,192,360
2,293,000
2.30%
 Yes
1972
82.15%
746,219
908,382
73.85%
1,010,500
2,150,000
2%
 Yes
1968
94.09%
77,984
82,883
8.25%
944,700
2,010,000
2.70%
 Yes

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.
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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Popu-
lation
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
2011
94.65%
2,153,014
2,274,773
55.33%
3,891,370
5,183,700
1.76%
 Yes
1993
94.48%
1,659,482
1,756,517
83.68%
1,983,060
2,874,000
2.20%
 Yes