General election voter turnout in the United Kingdom (UK) 1918-2015

This statistic shows the voter turnout in general elections held in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1918 to 2015. Along with the population growth, the voter turnout has been increasing during that time, with a net growth of roughly 20 million voters. The peak was recorded at general elections in 1992, with 33.61 million registered voters. In the two most recent general elections, voter turnout had been around 30 million. For information on voter turnout by political party, click here.

Number of voters cast in general elections in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1918 to 2015

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1918 to 2015

Supplementary notes

* Data includes all of Ireland.
** There were two general elections held in 1974. The first one held in February resulted in the forming of a minority government, after which the government forming party (Labour) called another election in October.

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