Appendix table 2. Persons entitled to vote and those who voted by nationality in Municipal elections 1996–2012

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).
Mainland
Finland
Total Finnish citizens Other EU-citizens,
citizens of Iceland
and Norway
Other foreign
citizens
Persons
entitled
to vote
1996 3,941,019 3,896,450 11,734 32,835
2000 4,014,611 3,956,450 14,516 43,645
2004 4,099,864 4,024,820 29,634 45,410
2008 4,191,662 4,095,291 43,296 53,075
2012 4,303,064 4,166,110 61,617 75,337
Persons
who voted
1996 2,417,057 2,407,809 3,754 5,494
% 61.3 61.8 32.0 16.7
2000 2,242,811 2,230,683 4,418 7,707
% 55.9 56.4 30.4 17.7
2004 2,403,260 2,391,800 5,307 6,153
% 58.6 59.4 17.9 13.5
2008 2,565,413 2,546,513 9,033 9,867
% 61.2 62.2 20.9 18.6
2012 2,507,244 2,480,428 11,748 15,068
% 58.3 59.5 19.1 20.0

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

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Municipal elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-1114. 2012, Appendix table 2. Persons entitled to vote and those who voted by nationality in Municipal elections 1996–2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.1.2020].
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