Turnout at the European elections 1979 – 2004

Legend:

  • 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.
  • 2007 – EU27 – The 25 Member States + Bulgaria and Romania in 2007.
Source: EP.
1979 1981 1984 1987 1989 1994 1995 1996 1999 2004 2007
BE 91.36 92.09 90.73 90.66 91.05 90.81
DK 47.82 52.38 46.17 52.92 50.46 47.89
DE 65.73 56.76 62.28 60.02 45.19 43
IE 63.61 47.56 68.28 43.98 50.21 58.58
FR 60.71 56.72 48.8 52.71 46.76 42.76
IT 85.65 82.47 81.07 73.6 69.76 71.72
LU 88.91 88.79 87.39 88.55 87.27 91.35
NL 58.12 50.88 47.48 35.69 30.02 39.26
UK 32.35 32.57 36.37 36.43 24 38.52
EL 81.48 80.59 80.03 73.18 70.25 63.22
ES 68.52 54.71 59.14 63.05 45.14
PT 72.42 51.1 35.54 39.93 38.6
SE 41.63 38.84 37.85
AT 67.73 49.4 42.43
FI 57.6 30.14 39.43
CZ 28.3
EE 26.83
CY 72.5
LT 48.38
LV 41.34
HU 38.5
MT 82.39
PL 20.87
SI 28.35
SK 16.97
BG 29.22
RO 29.47
Total EU 61.99 58.98 58.41 56.67 49.51 45.47
Percentage %
Source: EP.