Voter Turnout

Western Africa

Country Election type Year Voter Turnout
Benin Presidential 2016 66.13 %
2011 84.82 %
2006 69.54 %
2001 54.17 %
1996 77.60 %
1991 64.07 %
Burkina Faso Presidential 2020 50.79 %
2015 60.00 %
2010 54.82 %
2005 57.66 %
1998 56.08 %
1991 35.25 %
Cabo Verde Presidential 2016 35.48 %
2011 59.90 %
2006 53.10 %
2001 58.94 %
Cote d'Ivoire Presidential 2020 53.90 %
2015 52.86 %
2010 81.12 %
2000 37.42 %
1995 45.33 %
1990 70.00 %
Gambia Presidential 2016 59.35 %
2011 82.55 %
2006 58.58 %
2001 89.71 %
1996 80.00 %
Ghana Presidential 2020 78.89 %
2016 68.62 %
2012 80.15 %
2008 72.91 %
2004 85.12 %
2000 61.74 %
1996 78.21 %
1992 50.16 %
Guinea Presidential 2020 78.88 %
2015 68.36 %
2010 67.87 %
2003 82.76 %
1998 69.83 %
1993 78.46 %
Guinea-Bissau Presidential 2019 74.37 %
2014 89.29 %
2009 61.09 %
2005 78.55 %
1999 71.89 %
1994 79.83 %
Liberia Presidential 2017 75.19 %
2011 38.60 %
2005 61.04 %
Mali Presidential 2018 42.70 %
2013 45.78 %
2007 36.24 %
2002 38.57 %
1997 28.41 %
Mauritania Presidential 2019 62.66 %
2014 56.46 %
2009 61.51 %
2007 67.44 %
2003 60.86 %
1997 74.73 %
1992 46.55 %
Niger Presidential 2021 62.91 %
2020 69.68 %
2016 59.79 %
2011 48.96 %
2004 44.98 %
1999 39.40 %
1996 64.10 %
1993 35.22 %
Nigeria Presidential 2019 34.75 %
2015 43.65 %
2011 53.68 %
2007 57.49 %
2003 69.08 %
1999 52.26 %
1979 35.25 %
Senegal Presidential 2019 66.27 %
2012 57.12 %
2007 70.62 %
2000 60.75 %
1993 51.50 %
1988 58.70 %
1983 58.20 %
Sierra Leone Presidential 2018 84.20 %
2012 91.05 %
2007 68.61 %
2002 81.43 %
1996 68.59 %
Togo Presidential 2020 92.28 %
2015 60.94 %
2010 64.68 %
2005 63.58 %
2003 71.99 %
1998 69.81 %

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