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Registered voters figure crossed over 97mn

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that total registered voters in the country have reached the figure of 97 million with 54.5 male and 42.4 female voters.

According to available data of registered voters shared by the ECP, out of total registered voters 55.8 million voters were from Punjab, 20.64 million voters were from Sindh , 14 million voters from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 3.7 million voters from Balochistan, 2.14 million voters from FATA and 0.69 million voters from federal capital.

It said that out of total current figure, 14.6 million voters were between the age of 18 to 25 years while 27. 6 million voters were between the age of 26 to 35 years.

Similarly, 20.32 million voters were between the age of 36 to 45 years, 14.8 million voters were between age of 46 to 55 years, and 9.8 million voters between the age of 56 to 65 while 9.5 million voters were above age of 65 years.

The figure of registered voters in 2013 general elections was 86 million while it is expected that the registered voters will cross the figure of 100 million by general elections 2018.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2017

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