Appendix table 4. Persons entitled to vote and those who voted by nationality in Municipal elections 1996–2017

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
2017 4,391,558 4,217,897 81,892 94,769
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
2017 2,585,210 2,551,701 14,560 18,949
% 58.9 60.5 17.8 20.0

Source: Municipal Elections 2017, Review of voting, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Sami Fredriksson 029 551 2696, Jaana Asikainen 029 551 3506, vaalit@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 5.5.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Municipal elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-1114. background analysis of candidates and elected persons 2017, Appendix table 4. Persons entitled to vote and those who voted by nationality in Municipal elections 1996–2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kvaa/2017/05/kvaa_2017_05_2017-05-05_tau_004_en.html