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Parliamentary
Year Voter
Turnout
Total
vote
Registration VAP
Turnout
Voting
age
population
Population Invalid
votes
Compulsory
voting
2020 257,605,088 332,639,102 No
2018 56.84 % 120,314,461 211,665,577 47.15 % 255,152,703 326,687,501 No
2016 65.44 % 140,114,503 214,109,367 56.01 % 250,055,734 323,995,528 No
2014 42.50 % 81,033,355 190,669,639 32.98 % 245,712,915 318,892,103 No
2012 64.44 % 124,793,121 193,653,908 51.80 % 240,926,957 312,780,968 No
2010 48.59 % 90,810,679 186,874,157 38.51 % 235,809,266 308,282,053 No
2008 64.36 % 122,586,293 190,461,401 52.59 % 233,087,000 303,824,640 No
2006 47.52 % 82,121,411 172,805,006 37.32 % 220,043,054 298,444,215 0.40 % No
2004 68.75 % 121,862,329 177,265,030 55.31 % 220,336,019 293,027,571 No
2002 45.31 % 73,844,526 162,993,315 35.09 % 210,464,504 278,058,881 No
2000 63.76 % 99,738,383 156,421,311 47.35 % 210,623,408 284,970,789 No
1998 51.55 % 73,117,022 141,850,558 34.74 % 210,446,120 280,298,524 No
1996 65.97 % 96,456,345 146,211,960 49.08 % 196,511,000 265,679,000 No
1994 57.64 % 75,105,860 130,292,822 38.78 % 193,650,000 262,090,745 No
1992 78.02 % 104,405,155 133,821,178 55.09 % 189,529,000 255,407,000 No
1990 56.03 % 67,859,189 121,105,630 36.52 % 185,812,000 248,709,873 No
1988 72.48 % 91,594,693 126,379,628 50.11 % 182,778,000 245,057,000 No
1986 54.89 % 64,991,128 118,399,984 36.40 % 178,566,000 239,529,693 No
1984 74.63 % 92,652,680 124,150,614 53.11 % 174,466,000 236,681,000 No
1982 61.10 % 67,615,576 110,671,225 39.79 % 169,938,000 233,697,676 No
1980 76.53 % 86,515,221 113,043,734 52.56 % 164,597,000 227,738,000 No
1978 57.04 % 58,917,938 103,291,265 37.20 % 158,373,000 221,537,514 No
1976 77.64 % 81,555,789 105,037,989 53.55 % 152,309,190 218,035,000 No
1974 58.15 % 55,943,834 96,199,020 38.23 % 146,336,000 214,305,134 No
1972 79.85 % 77,718,554 97,328,541 55.21 % 140,776,000 208,840,000 No
1970 70.32 % 58,014,338 82,496,747 46.60 % 124,498,000 203,211,926 No
1968 89.66 % 73,211,875 81,658,180 60.84 % 120,328,186 200,710,000 No
1966 56,188,046 48.38 % 116,132,000 197,730,744 No
1964 70,644,592 61.92 % 114,090,000 192,119,000 No
1962 53,141,227 47.27 % 112,423,000 186,512,143 No
1960 68,838,204 63.06 % 109,159,000 180,684,000 No
1958 45,966,070 44.53 % 103,221,000 175,038,232 No
1956 58,434,811 54.92 % 106,408,890 168,903,000 No
1954 42,509,905 43.15 % 98,527,000 162,725,667 No
1952 57,582,333 59.69 % 96,466,000 157,022,000 No
1950 40,253,267 42.64 % 94,403,000 151,325,798 No
1948 45,839,622 48.10 % 95,310,150 146,631,000 No
1946 34,279,158 38.78 % 88,388,000 142,049,065 No
Presidential
Year Voter
Turnout
Total
vote
Registration VAP
Turnout
Voting
age
population
Population Invalid
votes
Compulsory
voting
2020 257,605,088 332,639,102 No
2016 65.44 % 140,114,503 214,109,367 56.03 % 250,055,734 323,995,528 No
2012 66.66 % 129,085,403 193,653,908 53.58 % 240,926,957 312,780,968 No
2008 70.33 % 133,944,538 190,461,401 57.47 % 233,087,000 303,824,640 No
2004 88.50 % 125,736,000 142,070,000 57.07 % 220,336,019 293,027,571 2.70 % No
2000 85.55 % 110,826,000 129,549,000 52.62 % 210,623,408 284,970,789 0.13 % No
1996 82.26 % 105,017,000 127,661,000 53.44 % 196,511,000 265,679,000 No
1992 89.96 % 113,866,000 126,578,000 60.08 % 189,529,000 255,407,000 No
1988 86.20 % 102,224,000 118,589,000 55.93 % 182,778,000 245,057,000 No
1984 87.75 % 101,878,000 116,106,000 58.39 % 174,466,000 236,681,000 No
1980 88.60 % 93,066,000 105,035,000 56.54 % 164,597,000 227,738,000 No
1976 88.68 % 86,698,000 97,761,000 56.92 % 152,309,190 218,035,000 No
1972 87.09 % 85,766,000 98,480,000 60.92 % 140,776,000 208,840,000 No
1968 89.66 % 73,211,875 81,658,180 60.84 % 120,328,186 200,710,000 No
1964 95.83 % 70,644,592 73,715,818 61.92 % 114,090,000 192,119,000 No
1960 68,838,219 63.06 % 109,159,000 180,684,000 No
1956 62,026,908 58.29 % 106,408,890 168,903,000 No
1952 61,551,118 60.31 % 102,064,300 157,022,000 No
1948 48,692,442 51.09 % 95,310,150 146,631,000 No

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