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Official Statistics of Finland

Parliamentary elections

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Over one-half of voters voted in advance
24 May 2019
Statistics Finland releases data on the background of persons who voted in the Parliamentary elections 2019. The voting percentage of Finnish citizens resident in Finland was 72.1, which is 2.0 percentage points higher than in the previous Parliamentary elections. Over one-half of those who voted in the election (50,7%) voted in advance. Detailed information about unit-level background factors on voting turnout is found in the review. Persons who voted in Parliamentary elections 2019.

Description: Parliamentary elections are held in Finland every four years. Statistics Finland produces official statistics from the elections. The preliminary statistics are published on the Internet, in the StatFin online service and on the statistics pages on Parliamentary elections as soon as possible starting from the election night. The second data, or the final data are supplied to Statistics Finland after the election result is confirmed. After the confirmation of the election result, the confirmed data corresponding to the preliminary statistics are released on the statistics pages on the Internet and the StatFin databases are updated.
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Keywords: candidates, elections, members of parliament, parliamentary elections, parties, right to vote, voting, voting turnout.
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Change: Paper publication tables replaced by database tables
27 Mar 2012
Statistics Finland has discontinued the production of paper publications of statistics on elections.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Parliamentary elections [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6279. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2024].
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