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 Thailand

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Thailand. 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
2014
46.79%
20,130,929
43,024,000
39.35%
51,152,704
67,497,151
12.05%
 Yes
2011
75.03%
35,203,107
46,918,709
69.29%
50,807,011
67,041,000
4.90%
 Yes
2007
78.51%
35,844,272
45,658,170
76.23%
47,021,213
63,937,800
8.80%
 Yes
2006
64.77%
29,088,209
44,909,562
62.61%
46,461,491
63,470,400
5.80%
 Yes
2005
75.13%
33,693,624
44,846,472
73.46%
45,866,519
63,003,000
5.70%
 Yes
2001
69.95%
29,909,271
42,759,001
70.11%
42,663,353
62,862,098
10%
 Yes
1996
62.39%
24,060,744
38,564,836
65.03%
36,997,720
60,652,000
1.70%
 Yes
1995
62.04%
23,462,746
37,817,983
64.07%
36,620,740
60,034,000
3.80%
 Yes
1992
59.28%
19,224,201
32,432,087
58.39%
32,923,200
57,760,000
4.30%
 Yes
1988
63.56%
16,944,931
26,658,637
54.72%
30,965,820
54,326,000
3.50%
 Yes
1986
61.40%
15,104,400
24,600,000
54.27%
27,830,830
52,511,000
 Yes
1983
50.76%
12,295,339
24,224,470
46.91%
26,213,270
49,459,000
4.10%
 Yes
1976
43.69%
9,084,104
20,791,018
48.06%
18,902,400
42,960,000
5%
 Yes
1975
47%
8,695,000
18,500,000
46.00%
18,902,400
41,896,000
 Yes
1969
49.16%
7,285,831
14,820,180
48.26%
15,097,300
35,110,000
5.90%
 Yes
1957
44.07%
4,370,789
9,917,417
39.35%
11,108,080
24,148,000
 Yes
1952
38.95%
2,961,291
7,602,591
33.54%
8,828,780
19,193,000
 Yes
1948
29.50%
2,117,464
7,176,891
25.85%
8,191,680
17,808,000
 Yes
1946
32.52%
2,091,827
6,431,827
26.69%
7,838,860
17,041,000
 Yes