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 Turkey

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Turkey. 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 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
2011
87.59%
43,963,276
50,189,930
86.53%
50,809,416
73,722,988
 Yes
2007
84.25%
36,056,293
42,799,303
74.46%
48,423,209
71,158,647
2.80%
 Yes
2002
79.28%
32,768,161
41,333,105
75.86%
43,198,055
66,493,970
3.90%
 Yes
1999
87.09%
32,656,070
37,495,217
80.38%
40,626,996
64,504,287
4.50%
 Yes
1995
85.20%
29,101,469
34,155,981
79.05%
36,812,460
62,394,000
3.40%
 Yes
1991
83.92%
25,157,123
29,979,123
79.79%
31,529,300
57,326,000
2.90%
 Yes
1987
93.28%
24,603,541
26,376,926
91.78%
26,806,110
52,561,000
2.60%
 Yes
1983
92.27%
18,214,104
19,740,500
75.54%
24,112,290
47,279,000
4.80%
 Yes
1977
70.41%
14,785,814
21,000,000
66.79%
22,137,040
41,768,000
 No
1973
66.82%
11,223,843
16,798,164
56.68%
19,800,800
37,360,000
4.40%
 No
1969
64.35%
9,516,035
14,788,552
59.25%
16,059,900
34,170,000
5%
 No
1961
81.41%
10,522,716
12,925,395
75.08%
14,014,980
28,602,000
3.70%
 No
1950
87.75%
7,815,000
8,906,107
77.77%
10,048,800
20,935,000
 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
2014
74.13%
41,283,627
55,692,841
74.37%
55,509,734
81,619,392
1.78%
 Yes