Voter count surged by 1.6 million in 2024 polls

ECP data shows total number of voters nationwide has reached 131.36 million

Our Correspondent April 16, 2024
A voter gets an ink mark on his thumb after casting his vote during the general election in Karachi. PHOTO: REUTERS


Following the conclusion of the general elections in 2024, the voter count has surged by 1.6 million, according to the latest data released by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

According to the ECP statistics, the total number of voters nationwide has reached 131.36 million, with male voters totalling 74.34 million and female voters standing at 69.28 million.

In Punjab, the most populous province, the voter count stands at 74.09 million.

Meanwhile, Sindh boasts 27.33 million voters, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa registers 22.18 million.

Balochistan, the largest province in terms of area, houses 5.44 million voters, whereas the federal capital Islamabad has 1.09 million eligible voters.

The ECP notes that the voter count in the February 8 elections was 128.59 million, indicating a notable increase to surpass the 130 million mark.


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