Voter turnout in the European Parliament Elections in the European Union (EU) from 1979 to 2014

EU Parliament: voter turnout in the European elections 1979-2014 This statistic shows the voter turnout during the European Parliament Elections in the European Union (EU) from 1979 to 2014. In 1979, 62 percent of EU citizens voted. Since then, turnout had experienced a substantial decrease despite the minute rise of 0.9 percent in 2014. Further data is available regarding the European Parliament Elections, such as the number of seats won by political group. This statistic has information showing that the Group of the European People's Party (EPP) had gained 221 seats in the parliament. So too is there information concerning the distribution of seats won by country, the total number of seats were 751, 96 of these were occupied by German politicians.
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Percentage of eligible voters
1979 EU961.99%
1984 EU1058.98%
1989 EU1258.41%
1994 EU1256.67%
1999 EU1549.51%
2004 EU2545.47%
2009 EU2743%
2014 EU2843.09%
Percentage of eligible voters
1979 EU961.99%
1984 EU1058.98%
1989 EU1258.41%
1994 EU1256.67%
1999 EU1549.51%
2004 EU2545.47%
2009 EU2743%
2014 EU2843.09%
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This statistic shows the voter turnout during the European Parliament Elections in the European Union (EU) from 1979 to 2014. In 1979, 62 percent of EU citizens voted. Since then, turnout had experienced a substantial decrease despite the minute rise of 0.9 percent in 2014. Further data is available regarding the European Parliament Elections, such as the number of seats won by political group. This statistic has information showing that the Group of the European People's Party (EPP) had gained 221 seats in the parliament. So too is there information concerning the distribution of seats won by country, the total number of seats were 751, 96 of these were occupied by German politicians.
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Release date
May 2014
Region
EU
Survey time period
1979 to 2014

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