Turnout at the European elections (1979-2009)

 
 
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  • 1979 - EU9 - 9 Member States: Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, the UK, Denmark and Ireland.
  • 1984 - EU10 - The 9 Member States + Greece in 1981.
  • 1989 - EU12 - The 10 Member States + Spain and Portugal in 1986.
  • 1994 - EU12 - 12 Member States.
  • 1999 - EU15 - The 12 Member States + Austria, Sweden and Finland in 1995.
  • 2004 - EU25 - The 15 Member States + Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Cyprus and Malta in 2004.
  • 2009 - EU27 - The 25 Member States + Bulgaria and Romania in 2007.
  1979 1981 1984 1987 1989 1994 1995 1996 1999 2004 2007 2009
Belgium BE 91.36   92.09   90.73 90.66     91.05 90.81   90.39
Denmark DK 47.82   52.38   46.17 52.92     50.46 47.89   59.54
Germany DE 65.73   56.76   62.28 60.02     45.19 43   43.3
Ireland IE 63.61   47.56   68.28 43.98     50.21 58.58   58.64
France FR 60.71   56.72   48.8 52.71     46.76 42.76   40.63
Italy IT 85.65   82.47   81.07 73.6     69.76 71.72   65.05
Luxembourg LU 88.91   88.79   87.39 88.55     87.27 91.35   90.75
Netherlands NL 58.12   50.88   47.48 35.69     30.02 39.26   36.75
United Kingdom UK 32.35   32.57   36.37 36.43     24 38.52   34.7
Greece EL   81.48 80.59   80.03 73.18     70.25 63.22   52.61
Spain ES       68.52 54.71 59.14     63.05 45.14   44.9
Portugal PT       72.42 51.1 35.54     39.93 38.6   36.78
Sweden SE             41.63   38.84 37.85   45.53
Austria AT               67.73 49.4 42.43   45.97
Finland FI               57.6 30.14 39.43   40.3
Czech Republic CZ                   28.3   28.2
Estonia EE                   26.83   43.9
Cyprus CY                   72.5   59.4
Lithuania LT                   48.38   20.98
Latvia LV                   41.34   53.7
Hungary HU                   38.5   36.31
Malta MT                   82.39   78.79
Poland PL                   20.87   24.53
Slovenia SI                   28.35   28.33
Slovakia SK                   16.97   19.64
Bulgaria BG                     29.22 38.99
Romania RO                     29.47 27.67
European Union Total EU 61.99   58.98   58.41 56.67     49.51 45.47   43