Voter turnout at general elections in Germany from 1949 to 2017

German elections: voter turnout 1949-2017 This statistic illustrates the voter turnout for general elections held in Germany from 1949 to 2017. In the most recent election, preliminary results show voter turnout to amount to 76.2 percent of the voter population. An increase compared to the election held four years ago at 71.5 percent voter turnout.
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Voter turnout
'4978.5%
'5386%
'5787.8%
'6187.7%
'6586.8%
'6986.7%
'7291.1%
'7690.7%
'8088.6%
'8389.1%
'8784.3%
'90*77.8%
'9479%
'9882.2%
'0279.1%
'0577.7%
'0970.8%
'1371.5%
'1776.2%
Voter turnout
'4978.5%
'5386%
'5787.8%
'6187.7%
'6586.8%
'6986.7%
'7291.1%
'7690.7%
'8088.6%
'8389.1%
'8784.3%
'90*77.8%
'9479%
'9882.2%
'0279.1%
'0577.7%
'0970.8%
'1371.5%
'1776.2%
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This statistic illustrates the voter turnout for general elections held in Germany from 1949 to 2017. In the most recent election, preliminary results show voter turnout to amount to 76.2 percent of the voter population. An increase compared to the election held four years ago at 71.5 percent voter turnout.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
Germany
Survey time period
1949 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Figures from 1990 onwards refer to elections held in unified Germany.

Results for elections until 2013 were taken from page 7 of this Bundeswahlleiter publication.
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