Statistics

Participation in voting (%)

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP) Referendums (RH)
2019 63,7   37,6  
2017   53,3    
2015 64,2      
2014     36,5  
2013   58,0    
2011 63,5      
2009   60,6 43,9  
2007 61,9      
2005   47,4    
2004     26,8  
2003 58,2     64,1
2002   52,5    
1999 57,4 49,8    
1996   52,5    
1995 68,9      
1993   52,6    
1992 67,8     66,8

Diagram Participation in voting (%)

 

Number of candidates

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 1 099   66
2017   11 804  
2015 872    
2014     88
2013   14 784  
2011 789    
2009   15 322 101
2007 975    
2005   14 656  
2004     95
2003 963    
2002   15 203  
1999 1 885 12 801  
1996   11 128  
1995 1 256    
1993   8 971  
1992 628    

Diagram Number of candidates

 

Candidates per mandate

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 10,9   9,4
2017   6,8  
2015 8,6    
2014     14,7
2013   5,0  
2011 7,8    
2009   5,0 16,8
2007 9,7    
2005   4,7  
2004     15,8
2003 9,5    
2002   4,6  
1999 18,7 3,8  
1996   3,2  
1995 12,4    
1993   2,5  
1992 6,2    

Diagram Candidates per mandate

 

Average age of candiates

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 49,1   48,6
2017   48,4  
2015 48,8    
2014     48,7
2013   46,2  
2011 47,2    
2009   44,7 46,1
2007 46,7    
2005   44,6  
2004     45,9
2003 47,4    
2002   44,8  
1999 49,0 44,6  
1996   no statistics available  
1995 46,8    
1993   no statistics available  
1992 46,8    

Diagram Average age of candiates

 

Percentage of advance poll votes from total votes (%)

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 61,3   67,3
2017   52,3  
2015 51,2    
2014     52,9
2013   42,1  
2011 43,1    
2009   35,7 32,4
2007 30,8    
2005   29,6  
2004     29,4
2003 25,0    
2002   19,7  
1999 14,5 18,2  
1996   27,6  
1995 22,9    
1993   17,5  
1992 no statistics available    

Diagram Percentage of advance poll votes from total votes (%)

 

No. of voters voting outside the polling division of their residence

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 40 088   30 210
2017   48 220  
2015 48 334    
2014     25 617
2013   40 857  
2011 26 098    
2009   25 210 14 793
2007 38 099    
2005   19 191  
2004     17 870
2003 19 701    
2002   8 765  
1999 8 305 7 540  

Diagram  No. of voters voting outside the polling division of their residence

 

No. of electronic votes

Internet voting was first introduced in the local elections of 2005.

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 247 232   155 521
2017   186 034  
2015 176 491    
2014     103 151
2013   133 808  
2011 140 846    
2009   104 413 58 669
2007 30 275    
2005   9 317  

Diagram No. of electronic votes

 

No. of home voters

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 5 127   2 086
2017   6 439  
2015 6 242    
2014     2 858
2013   9 327  
2011 7 648    
2009   9 703 3 689
2007 11 030    
2005   11 026  
2004     4 142
2003 12 682    
2002   17 158  
1999 14 834 16 299  

Diagram No. of home voters

 

No. of voters permanently residing abroad

Sisaldab alaliselt välisriigis elavate valijate (paberil ja elektrooniliselt) antud hääli.

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) European Parliament elections (EP) Referendums (RH)
2019 6 454 3 112  
2015 3 998    
2014   1 657  
2011 2 763    
2009   1 307  
2007 2 265    
2004   1 509  
2003 1 915   2 768
1999 3 294    
1995 6 678    
1992 9 343   8 242

Diagram No. of voters permanently residing abroad

 

Percentage of invalid ballot papers (%)

Election year Riigikogu (parliamentary) elections (RK) Local government councils elections (KOV) European Parliament elections (EP)
2019 0,7   0,2
2017   0,7  
2015 0,7    
2014     0,4
2013   0,7  
2011 0,9    
2009   0,7 0,6
2007 1,0    
2005   1,2  
2004     1,0
2003 1,2    
2002   1,2  
1999 1,7 1,1  
1996   1,0  
1995 0,9    
1993   1,9  
1992 2,0    

Diagram Percentage of invalid ballot papers (%)