Electoral turnout

Updated: 21 October 2021

Next update: Not yet determined

Voted in the last general election
Voted in the last general election
2021
77.2
%


About the statistics

The statistics show voter turnout for general elections and municipal council and county council elections by gender, age level of education eg. for country,county and some municipalities. Time series from 1969.

The estimates for electoral turnout are based on whether the persons entitled to vote was at the polling station and cast a ballot. The voter will then be ticked off in the electoral roll. We do not know if the ballot will be rejected eg. The estimates for electoral turnout and number of votes for the sum of parties will not be 100% in accordance. however, the discrepancy is very small.

Name: Electoral turnout

Topic: Elections

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Division for Population Statistics

Municipality

Every 2 year.

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The statistics files are stored long term in SSB.

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The political parties and journalists are frequent users of the statistics. The statistics are also used by ministries in the calculation of financial support to the parties, municipalities and county municipalities. Students and election researchers are also frequent users.

Ingen eksterne brukere har tilgang til statistikk før den er publisert samtidig for alle kl. 08.00 på ssb.no etter forhåndsvarsling senest tre måneder før i Statistikkalenderen. Dette er et av de viktigste prinsippene i SSB for å sikre likebehandling av brukerne.

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Act on Official Statistics and Statistics Norway §§ 10 and 20.

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All persons entitled to vote

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