Appendix table 2. Background factors of persons entitled to vote in Presidential elections 2018

Persons
entitled to vote/
whole country
Voting areas
with complete
voting data
Municipalities
with voting data
for all voting
districts
Voting districts
in municipalities
with voting data
for some voting
districts
Age, average 50.8 50.5 50.6 50.4
Sex, men (%) 48.6 48.8 49.3 48.1
Income,
median (EUR)
25 477.0 25 072.0 25 813.0 24 175.0
Education:
lower
secondary (%)
24.9 24.7 25.4 23.9
Education:
upper
secondary (%)
42.9 43.9 43.7 44.2
Education:
lowest
tertiary (%)
10.3 10.4 10.4 10.5
Education:
lower
tertiary (%)
11.5 11.6 11.3 11.8
Education:
higher
university,
doctorate (%)
10.5 9.3 9.2 9.5
Employed (%) 51.5 50.9 52.5 49.0
Unemployed (%) 7.6 8.0 7.6 8.5
Students (%) 6.4 7.0 6.4 7.6
Pensioners (%) 31.3 31.2 30.6 31.9
Other
inactive
population (%)
3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0
Finnish-
speaking (%)
92.3 93.8 92.7 95.2
Swedish-
speaking (%)
5.3 4.2 5.2 3.1
Other
language
speaking (%)
2.4 1.9 2.1 1.8
Finnish
background (%)
97.7 98.1 97.9 98.3
Foreign
background (%)
2.3 1.9 2.1 1.7
Kyllönen (LEFT),
support (%)
3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2
Haavisto (GREENS),
support (%)
12.4 11.4 10.8 12.2
Vanhanen (CENTRE PTY),
support (%)
4.1 4.2 4.8 3.4
Huhtasaari (FINNS PTY),
support (%)
6.9 7.2 7.4 7.0
Haatainen (SOC DEM. PTY),
support (%)
3.2 3.3 3.1 3.5
Väyrynen (Const.assocs,),
support (%)
6.2 6.6 6.9 6.1
Niinistö (Const.assocs),
support (%)
62.6 63.0 62.7 63.6
Torvalds (CHRIST. DEM.),
support (%)
1.5 1.2 1.3 1.1

Source: Presidential Elections 2018, Review of voting, Statistics Finland

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Updated 3.4.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Presidential elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2242-3699. 2018, Appendix table 2. Background factors of persons entitled to vote in Presidential elections 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.3.2019].
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