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General elections, participation survey

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-05-31

The statistics present election participation in different groups in society, broken down by county, sex, age, income and civil status. Results supplement the vote count, which shows election participation overall and in different regions.

Statistical news

Analysis of voter turnout in the 2018 general elections


In the 2018 parliamentary elections, 87.2 percent of persons eligible to vote also chose to vote, which means that election turnout increased for the fourth consecutive election. At the same time, the analyses presented in a report indicate that although there is a high and rising level of voter turnout, this share varies between different groups in the population.

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Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Title Language Type Date
Voting in the General Elections 2018 Swedish Report 2019-06-25
Who chose to choose? – Voter turnout in the 2014 elections Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2015-05-29
Political Participation among people with disabilities Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2015-04-16
One hundred years of Swedish voter turnout Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2012-12-06
Young people and democracy Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2012-12-06
Electoral Participation in the 2011 Re-elections Swedish with elements of English Rapport 2012-01-12

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