Appendix table 1. Voting turnout by sex and constituency in Municipal elections in 1976–2012, %

Corrected on 19 March 2014. The corrected numbers are indicated in red. Several complaints on Municipal elections 2012 have been filed to administrative courts and the results of the elections have been changed by the decisions of administrative courts (errors in source data have also been corrected).
Constituency 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
MAINLAND
FINLAND
78.5 78.1 74.0 70.5 70.9 61.3 55.9 58.6 61.2 58.3
Female 78.5 78.0 74.3 71.9 72.1 62.8 57.7 60.7 63.0 59.8
Male 78.6 78.2 73.7 69.0 69.6 59.8 53.9 56.4 59.3 56.7
HELSINKI 74.6 72.1 66.3 63.3 66.4 58.1 50.9 57.1 58.9 57.4
Female 75.0 72.8 67.1 64.9 68.0 59.8 53.3 59.5 60.6 59.3
Male 73.9 71.1 65.2 61.2 64.3 55.9 48.1 54.2 56.8 55.2
UUSIMAA 77.4 76.6 71.6 67.3 69.5 59.9 53.3 57.7 59.4 57.1
Female 77.6 76.7 72.0 69.3 71.2 61.4 55.3 59.8 61.3 58.9
Male 77.3 76.4 71.2 65.2 67.7 58.2 51.1 55.3 57.5 55.1
VARSINAIS-
SUOMI
78.8 79.2 75.4 73.3 73.4 63.4 56.9 60.0 62.5 59.1
Female 78.8 79.1 75.3 75.1 74.6 64.4 58.1 61.5 64.1 60.1
Male 78.8 79.3 75.6 71.4 72.1 62.3 55.5 58.5 60.9 58.0
SATAKUNTA 81.1 81.7 78.3 75.0 75.0 64.0 59.8 61.3 64.9 61.1
Female 81.0 81.2 78.1 76.0 76.2 65.1 61.2 63.1 66.1 62.3
Male 81.2 82.1 78.4 73.9 73.7 62.8 58.2 59.4 63.6 59.9
HÄME 78.9 79.1 74.4 70.2 70.9 60.8 55.4 57.7 59.9 57.4
Female 78.8 79.3 75.3 73.2 72.2 62.3 57.2 59.5 61.7 58.7
Male 79.1 79.0 73.4 66.8 69.5 59.1 53.5 55.6 58.1 55.9
PIRKANMAA 80.3 79.5 75.3 70.7 72.7 61.7 57.3 59.2 62.4 59.1
Female 80.2 79.4 75.7 72.0 73.8 63.0 59.1 60.9 64.3 60.5
Male 80.5 79.5 74.9 69.3 71.5 60.2 55.2 57.3 60.4 57.7
KYMI 77.6 77.0 73.1 69.9 70.3 60.0 54.9 57.7 60.9 57.2
Female 77.7 76.9 73.6 71.2 71.2 61.6 56.9 59.8 63.1 58.6
Male 77.4 77.1 72.7 68.6 69.4 58.3 52.8 55.6 58.7 55.8
SOUTH
SAVO
76.8 76.4 73.1 69.9 68.7 59.9 56.5 58.3 62.8 59.6
Female 77.1 76.5 73.0 71.2 70.1 61.2 58.2 60.2 64.7 61.3
Male 76.5 76.3 73.2 68.6 67.1 58.4 54.7 56.2 60.8 57.7
NORTH
SAVO
76.8 76.0 72.8 69.0 67.5 58.3 53.8 56.0 59.9 55.6
Female 76.9 75.7 73.6 68.7 68.8 59.7 55.8 58.3 61.8 57.1
Male 76.7 76.4 71.9 69.2 66.1 56.8 51.7 53.6 57.9 54.0
NORTH
KARELIA
75.8 75.5 71.3 68.6 68.9 57.9 53.5 55.4 57.1 55.4
Female 75.2 74.2 71.4 68.8 69.8 59.3 55.1 57.5 59.2 56.8
Male 76.4 76.9 71.2 68.3 67.8 56.4 51.8 53.2 55.0 54.0
VAASA 80.9 80.9 79.5 77.3 75.9 69.0 64.4 65.6 67.5 63.3
Female 80.9 80.5 79.8 78.0 76.6 70.2 66.0 67.3 68.9 64.5
Male 81.0 81.3 79.3 76.6 75.0 67.7 62.7 63.9 66.1 62.2
CENTRAL
FINLAND
80.8 80.3 75.9 72.6 70.3 60.9 56.3 57.7 62.3 58.3
Female 80.5 80.1 76.5 75.0 71.8 62.6 58.2 59.8 64.2 59.9
Male 81.0 80.4 75.3 70.0 68.7 59.1 54.2 55.6 60.4 56.6
OULU 80.1 80.7 75.8 71.2 70.4 60.1 55.1 56.0 58.7 56.5
Female 80.0 80.4 76.2 72.4 71.3 61.7 57.1 58.8 60.8 57.9
Male 80.1 81.0 75.4 70.0 69.4 58.6 53.0 53.3 56.6 55.0
LAPLAND 83.4 83.5 79.3 75.4 73.9 65.2 59.8 60.9 62.8 60.6
Female 83.1 83.5 80.1 77.0 75.4 66.8 61.8 63.2 64.8 62.1
Male 83.6 83.4 78.5 73.8 72.5 63.6 57.8 58.5 60.8 59.1

Source: Municipal Elections 2012, Review of advance voting and women's and men's success in the elections, Statistics Finland

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Updated 2.4.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Municipal elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-1114. 2012, Appendix table 1. Voting turnout by sex and constituency in Municipal elections in 1976–2012, % . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.1.2020].
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