2014 General Election Voter Turnout Statistics

For the first time, we have been able to provide a breakdown of voting statistics by age and Māori descent.The 2014 General Election is the only election for which this information is available.

Use the dropdown menu below to filter the results by electorate and Māori descent, or download the full statistics as an Excel file by clicking here (XLSX 179.89 KB).

In this report 'voters' means electors who were eligible to cast a vote and who voted.  'Non-voters' means electors who were eligible to cast a vote and who did not vote. Total enrolled for each electorate includes all people who were enrolled at the date of election day roll closure (including people on the unpublished roll). The electorate reported for a voter is the electorate that the person was enrolled in at the time of election day roll closure.

The number of non-voters reported is calculated from the total enrolled population and the number of votes cast by electors enrolled in the electorate. The difference between the total numbers of voters in this report and in the official results is due to disallowed votes, dual votes and clerical errors in the marking of the master roll. Information about electors of Māori descent is based on electors who have self-identified as being of Māori descent on their enrolment application.

Age range Descent Voters Voters as % of total enrolled Non-voters Non-voters as % of total enrolled Total enrolled
18 - 24 All voters 3,313 63.06% 1,941 36.94% 5,254
25 - 29 All voters 2,632 61.04% 1,680 38.96% 4,312
30 - 34 All voters 3,250 65.91% 1,681 34.09% 4,931
35 - 39 All voters 3,095 71.68% 1,223 28.32% 4,318
40 - 44 All voters 3,602 75.86% 1,146 24.14% 4,748
45 - 49 All voters 3,623 77.38% 1,059 22.62% 4,682
50 - 54 All voters 3,486 77.90% 989 22.10% 4,475
55 - 59 All voters 3,021 80.86% 715 19.14% 3,736
60 - 64 All voters 2,507 82.82% 520 17.18% 3,027
65 - 69 All voters 1,957 82.37% 419 17.63% 2,376
70+ All voters 2,934 80.23% 723 19.77% 3,657
Total 33,420 73.42% 12,096 26.58% 45,516