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 Venezuela

The table below shows the statistics from recent elections in Venezuela. 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
2010
66.42%
11,596,239
17,458,473
66.60%
17,413,026
27,223,228
2.48%
 No
2005
25.26%
3,604,741
14,272,964
23.88%
15,095,296
25,375,281
5.70%
 No
2000
56.55%
6,573,663
11,623,547
46.52%
14,131,207
24,185,517
 No
1998
52.65%
5,792,391
11,002,589
42.66%
13,577,150
23,237,250
14.50%
 No
1993
60%
6,000,000
10,000,000
49.95%
12,012,960
20,712,000
 Yes
1988
81.65%
7,500,085
9,185,647
72.70%
10,316,320
18,422,000
3.80%
 Yes
1983
87.75%
6,825,180
7,777,892
77.10%
8,852,760
16,394,000
3.60%
 Yes
1978
87.56%
5,449,790
6,223,903
74.48%
7,316,920
14,071,000
3.10%
 Yes
1973
96.52%
4,572,187
4,737,152
81.07%
5,640,000
11,280,000
3.80%
 Yes
1968
94.51%
3,907,823
4,134,928
84.63%
4,617,600
9,620,000
5.90%
 Yes
1963
90.84%
3,059,434
3,367,787
78.26%
3,909,120
8,144,000
6.50%
 Yes
1958
92.15%
2,684,949
2,913,801
79.66%
3,370,710
6,879,000
3.90%
 Yes
1947
1,183,764
52.06%
2,274,000
4,548,000
 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.
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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
2013
79.64%
15,056,160
18,904,364
80.16%
18,782,996
28,459,085
0.44%
 No
2012
80.28%
15,176,253
18,903,937
81.98%
18,511,639
28,047,938
1.90%
 No
2006
74.69%
11,790,397
15,784,777
76.41%
15,431,215
25,730,435
1.35%
 No
2000
56.31%
6,600,196
11,720,660
46.71%
14,131,207
24,185,517
5.28%
 No
1998
63.45%
6,988,291
11,013,020
52%
13,439,117
22,751,362
6.45%
 No
1993
60.16%
5,829,216
9,688,795
48.52%
12,012,960
20,712,000
3.65%
 Yes
1988
81.92%
7,524,760
9,185,647
72.94%
10,316,320
18,422,000
2.79%
 Yes
1983
87.75%
6,825,180
7,777,892
77.10%
8,852,760
16,394,000
2.52%
 Yes
1978
87.55%
5,448,800
6,223,903
74.47%
7,316,920
14,071,000
2.13%
 Yes
1973
96.52%
4,572,187
4,737,122
81.07%
5,640,000
11,280,000
4.31%
 Yes
1968
96.73%
3,999,617
4,134,928
86.62%
4,617,600
9,620,000
6.97%
 Yes
1963
92.21%
3,107,527
3,369,968
79.49%
3,909,120
8,144,000
6.07%
 Yes
1958
93.42%
2,722,053
2,913,801
80.76%
3,370,710
6,879,000
4.09%
 Yes
1947
1,172,543
51.56%
2,274,000
4,548,000
 Yes