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Parliamentary
Year Voter
Turnout
Total
vote
Registration VAP
Turnout
Voting
age
population
Population Invalid
votes
Compulsory
voting
2017 48.70 % 23,167,508 47,570,988 44.37 % 52,211,196 67,106,161 2.22 % No
2012 57.22 % 26,369,126 46,082,104 50.73 % 51,979,508 65,630,692 1.58 % No
2007 59.98 % 21,129,002 35,224,953 43.43 % 48,651,555 63,713,926 3.42 % No
2002 60.32 % 22,186,165 36,783,746 47.25 % 46,955,234 59,551,227 4.35 % No
1997 67.96 % 26,649,818 39,215,743 59.86 % 44,521,902 58,581,450 4.90 % No
1993 68.93 % 26,860,177 38,968,660 61.29 % 43,826,920 57,667,000 5.30 % No
1988 66.18 % 24,472,329 36,977,321 58.14 % 42,088,500 56,118,000 2.00 % No
1986 78.48 % 28,736,080 36,614,738 69.91 % 41,104,040 55,546,000 4.30 % No
1981 70.87 % 25,182,623 35,536,041 63.92 % 39,395,180 53,966,000 1.40 % No
1978 71.63 % 24,658,645 34,424,388 63.40 % 38,892,210 53,277,000 1.90 % No
1973 81.31 % 24,299,210 29,883,738 70.63 % 34,405,800 52,130,000 2.30 % No
1968 79.85 % 22,500,524 28,178,087 69.36 % 32,441,500 49,910,000 1.70 % No
1967 81.12 % 22,910,839 28,242,549 71.14 % 32,207,500 49,550,000 2.30 % No
1962 68.69 % 18,918,154 27,540,358 60.99 % 31,018,680 46,998,000 3.10 % No
1958 77.18 % 21,026,543 27,244,992 71.13 % 29,560,740 44,789,000 2.50 % No
1956 82.69 % 22,138,046 26,772,255 74.26 % 29,813,240 43,843,000 2.90 % No
1951 80.19 % 19,670,655 24,530,523 68.49 % 28,721,840 42,238,000 2.80 % No
1946 81.85 % 20,215,200 24,696,949 73.73 % 27,416,240 40,318,000 1.70 % No
1945 79.83 % 19,657,603 24,622,862 73.93 % 26,588,000 39,100,000 2.40 % No
Presidential
Year Voter
Turnout
Total
vote
Registration VAP
Turnout
Voting
age
population
Population Invalid
votes
Compulsory
voting
2017 74.56 % 35,467,172 47,568,588 67.93 % 52,211,196 67,106,161 11.47 % No
2012 80.35 % 37,016,309 46,066,307 71.18 % 52,001,970 65,630,692 4.68 % No
2007 83.97 % 37,342,004 44,472,733 76.75 % 48,651,555 63,713,926 4.20 % No
2002 79.71 % 32,832,295 41,191,169 69.92 % 46,955,234 59,551,227 5.40 % No
1995 79.68 % 31,852,695 39,976,944 72.26 % 44,080,760 58,007,000 6.00 % No
1988 84.20 % 32,164,400 38,200,000 76.42 % 42,088,500 56,118,000 No
1981 83.38 % 30,350,568 36,398,762 77.04 % 39,395,480 53,966,000 2.50 % No
1974 84.23 % 25,100,000 29,800,000 72.42 % 34,656,600 52,510,000 9.00 % No
1969 77.08 % 22,200,000 28,800,000 67.87 % 32,708,000 50,320,000 1.00 % No
1965 84.20 % 23,744,400 28,200,000 74.92 % 31,694,000 48,760,000 0.70 % No
EU Parliament
Year Voter
Turnout
Total
vote
Registration VAP
Turnout
Voting
age
population
Population Invalid
votes
Compulsory
voting
2019 50.12 % 23,730,740 47,345,328 45.03 % 52,703,319 67,611,479 4.53 % No
2014 42.43 % 19,747,893 46,544,712 38.82 % 50,872,787 66,259,012 4.01 % No
2009 40.63 % 17,992,161 44,282,823 35.92 % 50,090,068 64,420,073 4.30 % No
2004 42.76 % 17,752,582 41,518,582 37.52 % 47,313,061 62,251,817 3.30 % No
1999 46.76 % 18,766,122 40,132,132 41.37 % 45,366,514 60,158,533 5.93 % No
1994 52.76 % 20,603,735 39,049,804 46.68 % 44,135,157 59,104,320 5.35 % No
1989 48.70 % 18,675,569 38,348,191 56,160,000 2.80 % No
1984 56.70 % 20,911,350 36,880,688 54,750,000 3.50 % No
1979 60.70 % 21,354,582 35,180,531 53,583,000 5.20 % No

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