More than 55 lakh voter added in UP since last General Election, out of which 16.75 at the age of 18-19 years

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The State of Uttar Pradesh is scheduled to go for polls in all seven phases of the upcoming General Elections -2019 with a total of 14,43,16,893 electors. As per the data sourced from the National Election Planner, the number of electors in Uttar Pradesh includes 77941577 men, 66111941 women and 8374 others. As many as 254950 Service electors are also part of the Electoral Roll 2019.

The total number of electors has increased by 55,06,336 (i.e. 3.96 percent) since the previous General Election-2014 in the State. Out of these, 16,75,567 electors are in the age group of 18-19 years.

Polling for all 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh is scheduled in 07 phases starting from 11th April, 2019 and1,63,331 Polling Stations are being set up in the State.

It may be noted that polling percentage was highest at 58.44 percent in Uttar Pradesh in the last General Elections -2014. The number of electors and polling percentage for the State in previous Genral Elections is given in the table below:

General Election Year Number of Electors in Uttar Pradesh Polling Percentage
Male Female Total
2019 77941577 66111941 144316893*
2014 75961829 62841617 138810557** 58.44
2009 63394500 52611874 116006374 47.79
2004 60328608 50295882 110624490*** 48.16
1999 56384851 46561553 102946404 53.53
1998 56067691 45914789 101982480 55.49
1996 55226430 45599875 100826305 46.50
1991 43693013 35761868 79454881 49.24
1989 43896802 35718292 79615094 51.27
1984 33886163 28448880 62335043 55.81
1980 31520249 26515749 58035998 49.96
1977 28080937 23853360 51934297 56.44
1971 24897367 20959342 45856709 46.01
1967 22698111 19433376 42131487 54.51
1962 20008182 16653666 36661848 51.02
1957 34901603
1951 31770309

Source – ECI website

*Includes 8374 third gender electors, 254950 Service electors and 51 overseas electors (source – National Election Planner)

**Includes 7111 third gender electors; additionally 138386 service electors were also there

*** Uttarakhand was formed in the year 2000

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