National Records of Scotland

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Electoral Statistics

Electoral Statistics

The National Records of Scotland (NRS) compiles statistics on the Electoral Register as it stands at 1st December each year. The tables provide information on the number of people registered to vote in General Elections, Scottish Parliament Elections, Local Government Elections and European Parliament Elections.



Electoral Statistics - Scotland 1st December 2018


Electoral Statistics - Scotland 1st December 2017


Historical data back to 2001 plus Electorate Figures, 1996-2001

Enquiries and Suggestions

Please contact our Statistics Customer Services if you need any further information.
If you have comments or suggestions that would help us improve our outputs or our standards of service contact:

Alan Ferrier,
Senior Statistician, National Records of Scotland,
Room 1/2/12, Ladywell House, Ladywell Road, Edinburgh. EH12 7TF.
Telephone: (0131) 314 4530

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