Registered voters surge by 23 percent for General Elections 2018

  • Male voters increased by 21.87 percent while female voters ratio increased by 24.29 percent
Elections 2018

ISLAMABAD – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) shared the details of registered voters and informed that overall ratio of eligible voters surged by 23 percent for upcoming polls 2018, as compared to the election 2013.

According to an official of ECP, the ratio of registered voters had witnessed an upward trend as the number of male voters increased by 21.87 percent while female voters ratio was evident with an increase of 24.29 percent.

Explaining the comparison with last years registered voters on Friday, the official told that as many as 105.955,409 million eligible voters would exercise their right to elect members of National and Provincial assemblies in the polls.

In the last election, a total 86.189,802 million voters including 48.592387 million male and 37.597415 million female voters were registered with the ECP.

“Around 59.22 million male and 46.73 million female voters will cast their votes in the upcoming elections”, the source added.

Enlightening the province wise data, he said, in Punjab, total 60.67 million voters including 33.69 million male and 26.99 million female voters would cast their votes.

In federal capital, total 765,346 voters including 407,463 male and 357,885 female are eligible to vote in the upcoming election.In Sindh, 22.39 million voters including 12.43 million male and 9.55 million female voters will cast their votes in the election.

He said that In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, total 15.31 million including 8.70 million male and 6.61 female voters will cast vote in the upcoming polls. In FATA, as many as 2.51million including 1.50 million male and 1.00 million female voters are eligible voters.

In Balochistan, a total of 4.29 million voters including 2.48 million male and 1.81 million female voters are registered voters with the ECP, he added.