Riigikogu Elections

Voter turnout

Year Population (1 January) Voters Voted Voter turnout (%)
2019 1 323 824 887 420 565 045 63,7
2015 1 313 271 899 793 577 910 64,2
2011 1 329 660 913 346 580 264 63,5
2007 1 342 920 897 243 555 463 61,9
2003 1 375 190 859 714 500 686 58,2
1999 1 379 237 857 270 492 356 57,4
1995 1 448 075 791 957 545 801 68,9
1992 1 554 878 689 319 467 628 67,8

 

Voting in foreign states

Year Voted in foreign states By ballot paper Electronically
2019 6 454 2 107 4 347
2015 3 998 1 251 2 747
2011 2 763 1 568 1 195
2007 2 265 2 146 119
2003 1 915 1 915 -
1999 3 294 3 294 -
1995 6 678 6 678 -
1992 9 349 9 349 -

 

Tally of ballot papers

Year Valid ballot papers Invalid ballot papers Proportion of invalid ballot papers (%)
2019 561 141 3 904 0,7
2015 574 153 3 757 0,7
2011 575 133 5 131 0,9
2007 550 213 5 250 0,9
2003 494 888 5 798 1,2
1999 484 239 8 117 1,6
1995 540 699 5 102 0,9
1992 458 247 9 381 2,0

 

Advance voting

Year Voted at advance voting, total At place of residence Outside place of residence Electronically Voted at advance voting, proportion among voters (%)
2019 346 409 59 089 40 088 247 232 61,3
2015 296 014 71 352 48 334 176 328 51,2
2011 250 043 83 099 26 098 140 846 43,1
2007 171 518 103 144 38 099 30 275 30,8
2003 125 389 105 688 19 701 - 25,0
1999 71 455 63 150 8 305 - 14,5
1995 125 101 - - - 22,9
1992 no statistics available - - - -

 

Home voting

Year Home voters Home voters, proportion among voters (%)
2019 5 127 0,9
2015 6 242 1,1
2011 7 648 1,3
2007 11 030 1,9
2003 12 682 2,5
1999 14 834 3,0
1995 no statistics available -
1992 no statistics available -

 

Election unit indicators

Year Electoral districts Voting districts Polling places in foreign states
2019 12 451 38
2015 12 547 40
2011 12 625 41
2007 12 657 37
2003 12 646 35
1999 11 666 32
1995 11 664 24
1992 12 642 13

 

Participation in elections

Year Political parties Election coalitions Independent candidates Candidates in total Candidates per mandate
2019 10 - 15 1099 10,9
2015 10 - 11 872 8,6
2011 9 - 32 789 7,8
2007 11 - 7 975 9,7
2003 11 - 16 963 9,5
1999 12 - 19 1 885 18,7
1995 9 7 12 1 256 12,4
1992 9 8 25 628 6,2

 

Types of mandates

Year Personal mandates District mandates Compensation mandates Lists elected
2019 13 68 20 5
2015 13 66 22 6
2011 14 68 19 4
2007 10 65 26 6
2003 14 60 27 6
1999 11 44 46 7
1995 15 34 52 7
1992 17 24 60 9

 

Indicators for candidates

Year Average age of candidates Men Percentage (M) Women Percentage (W)
2019 49,1 746 67,9 353 32,1
2015 48,8 636 72,9 236 27,1
2011 47,2 611 77,4 178 22,6
2007 46,7 711 72,9 264 27,1
2003 47,4 757 78,6 206 21,4
1999 49,0 1377 73,1 508 26,9
1995 46,8 1034 82,3 222 17,7
1992 46,8 540 86,0 88 14,0

 

Indicators for elected members

Year Average age of elected members Men Percentage (M) Women Percentage (W)
2019 49,7 73 72,3 28 27,7
2015 47,3 77 76,2 24 23,8
2011 45,0 81 80,2 20 19,8
2007 46,5 77 76,2 24 23,8
2003 47,4 82 81,2 19 18,8
1999 50,9 83 82,2 18 17,8
1995 49,2 89 88,1 12 11,9
1992 45,8 88 87,1 13 12,9