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 Taiwan

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Taiwan. 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
2012
74.72%
13,514,199
18,086,455
74.60%
18,115,247
23,230,506
 No
2008
58.50%
10,050,619
17,179,656
56.80%
17,693,301
22,858,872
1.60%
 No
2004
59.16%
9,796,299
16,559,254
57.90%
16,919,243
22,605,000
0.81%
 No
2001
66.16%
10,468,990
15,822,684
63.14%
16,580,286
22,335,805
1.30%
 No
1998
68.09%
10,188,302
14,961,930
64.56%
15,781,923
21,834,438
1.50%
 No
1996
76.21%
10,769,224
14,130,084
75.10%
14,340,580
21,311,000
3.20%
 No
1995
67.65%
9,574,388
14,153,424
67.08%
14,273,013
21,258,000
1.40%
 No
1992
72.02%
9,666,020
13,421,170
71.20%
13,576,697
20,340,000
1.80%
 No
1991
68.32%
8,938,622
13,083,119
67.01%
13,338,634
20,491,000
2%
 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.
View data for this field
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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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
2012
74.38%
13,452,016
18,086,455
74.26%
18,115,247
23,230,506
0.73%
 No
2008
76.33%
13,221,609
17,321,622
74.73%
17,693,301
22,858,872
0.90%
 No
2004
80.28%
13,251,719
16,507,179
78.32%
16,919,243
22,605,000
2.60%
 No
2000
82.69%
12,786,671
15,462,625
77.58%
16,482,816
22,092,387
1%
 No
1996
76.04%
10,883,279
14,313,288
76.89%
14,154,000
21,000,000
1.10%
 No