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Turnout of Presidential Election

Presidential Election
Presidential Election
Number Date Turnout Rate
1 1948. 07. 20 Indirect vote
2 1952. 08. 05 88.1%
3 1956. 05. 15 94.4%
4 1960. 03. 15 97.0%
1960. 08. 12 Indirect vote
5 1963. 10. 15 85.0%
6 1967. 05. 03 83.6%
7 1971. 04. 27 79.8%
8 1972. 12. 23 Indirect vote
9 1978. 07. 06 Indirect vote
10 1979. 12. 06 Indirect vote
11 1980. 08. 27 Indirect vote
12 1981. 02. 25 Indirect vote
13 1987. 12. 16 89.2%
14 1992. 12. 18 81.9%
15 1997. 12. 18 80.7%
16 2002. 12. 19 70.8%
17 2007. 12. 19 63.00%
18 2012. 12. 19 75.8%

This graph depicts the above table presenting turnout of presidential elections. According to the graph, the voting rate has been declined consistently since 1987.

Turnout of National Assembly Elections

Presidential Election
National Assembly Elections
Election Date Turnout
1 1948. 05. 10 95.5%
2 1950. 05. 30 91.9%
3 1954. 05. 20 91.9%
4 1958. 05. 02 87.8%
5 1960. 07. 29 84.3%
6 1963. 11. 26 72.1%
7 1967. 06. 08 76.1%
8 1971. 05. 25 73.2%
9 1973. 02. 27 71.4%
10 1978. 12. 12 77.1%
11 1981. 03. 25 77.7%
12 1985. 02. 12 84.6%
13 1988. 04. 26 75.8%
14 1992. 03. 24 71.9%
15 1996. 04. 01 63.9%
16 2000. 04. 13 57.2%
17 2004. 04. 15 60.6%
18 2008. 04. 09 46.1%
19 2012. 04. 11 54.2%
20 2016. 04. 13 58.0%
Turnout of National Assembly Elections chart

Turnout of Local Elections

Presidential Election
Election Date Turnout Rate
Si/Eup/Myeon Council Member 1952. 04. 25 90.7%
Do Council Member 1952. 05. 10 81.2%
Si/Do Council Member 1956. 08 .13 85.3%
Si/Do Council Member 1960. 12. 19 67.3%
Si/Eup/Myeon Council Member 1960. 12. 20 78.9%
Head of Si/Eup/Myeon 1960. 12. 26 78.9%
Mayor of Seoul/Do Governor 1960. 12. 29 38.8%
Gu/Si/Gun Council Member 1991. 03. 26 55.0%
Si/Do Council Member 1991. 06. 20 58.9%
1st Local Election 1995. 06. 27 68.4%
2nd Local Election 1998. 06. 04 52.7%
3rd Local Election 2002. 06. 13 48.9%
4th Local Election 2006. 05. 31 51.6%
5th Local Election 2010. 06 02 54.5%
Turnout of Local Elections chart