Variety of registered voters reaches almost 127 million in 2023: ECP


The ECP constructing in Islamabad. — ECP/File
  • Variety of voters in 2018 was 105.95 million, ECP states.
  • Voters in Islamabad improve as much as 1.04 million in 2023.
  • Variety of voters in Sindh rise to to 26.6 million in 2023.

ISLAMABAD: The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday launched nationwide voter knowledge from 2018 to 2023, which present that the whole variety of registered voters within the nation elevated from 105.95 million (105,955,409) in 2018 to almost 127 million (126,980,272) in 2023, based on calculations completed in July this yr.

The variety of male voters is over 68.50 million (68,508,258), whereas feminine voters reached 58.47 million (58,472,014) in 2023.

With respect to numbers within the nation’s main city centres, the variety of voters in Islamabad has witnessed a hike from 765,447 in 2018 to over 1.04 million (1,041,554) this yr, based on the info launched by the electoral physique.

Table showing pattern of the number of voters from 2018 to 2023. — Twitter/@ECP_Pakistan
Desk exhibiting sample of the variety of voters from 2018 to 2023. — Twitter/@ECP_Pakistan

The overall variety of voters in Punjab reached 72.three million (72,310,582) this yr, whereas the quantity was 60.6 million (60,672,771) in 2018.

In Sindh, the quantity has seen a rise from 22.three million (22,391, 244) in 2018 to 26.6 million (26,651,161) in 2023.

In 2018, the variety of voters in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the then-Federally Administered Tribal Space (FATA) was 10.53 million (15,314,659) and a couple of.5 million (2,512,284), respectively. It has now elevated to 20.169 million (21,692,381) in 2023.

The quantity in Balochistan has reached 5.28 million (5,284,594) in 2023, from the 4.29 million (4,299,494) voters in 2018.

Earlier this month, the electoral physique introduced finalising the delimitation course of by November 30.

In an announcement, the electoral physique mentioned the aim of compressing the length of the delimitation course of is to make sure elections are held as early as doable.

The ECP additionally mentioned {that a} date for the elections may even be introduced maintaining in view the schedule for the delimitation course of, including that the date was introduced after deliberation with the events. 

Election Fee mentioned that polls can be held by mid-February on the most or by January finish if the delimitation of constituencies is accomplished earlier.

The ECP, on August 17, introduced that the delimitation can be carried out as per the brand new census accredited by the Council of Frequent Curiosity (CCI) final month.

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