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Voter Turnout

(1949 - Present)

All Israeli citizens 18 years of age and older are eligible voters in Israel.
Knesset Number
Year
Population
Eligible Voters
Turnout
Twentieth 2015 8,462,000 5,881,696 4,253,336 (72.3%)
Nineteenth 2013 7,933,200 5,656,705 3,616,947 (63.9%)
Eighteenth 2009 7,233,701 5,278,985 3,416,587 (64.7%)
Seventeenth 2006 7,116,700 5,014,622 3,186,739 (63.5%)
Sixteenth 2003 6,748,400 4,720,074 3,200,773 (68.9%)
Fifteenth 1999 6,089,384 4,285,428 3,373,748 (78.7%)
Fourteenth 1996 5,669,000 3,933,250 3,119,832 (79.3%)
Thirteenth 1992 5,123,000 3,409,015 2,637,943 (77.4%)
Twelfth 1988 4,442,000 2,894,267 2,305,576 (79.7%)
Eleventh 1984 4,194,000 2,654,613 2,091,402 (78.8%)
Tenth 1981 3,948,000 2,490,014 1,954,609 (78.5%)
Nineth 1977 3,613,000 2,236,293 1,771,726 (79.2%)
Eighth 1973 3,210,000 2,037,478 1,601,098 (78.6%)
Seventh 1969 2,820,000 1,748,710 1,427,981 (81.7%)
Sixth 1965 2,560,000 1,499,709 1,244,706 (83.0%)
Fifth 1961 2,185,000 1,271,285 1,037,030 (83.0%)
Fourth 1959 2,061,000 1,218,483 994,306 (81.6%)
Third 1955 1,748,000 1,057,795 876,188 (82.8%)
Second 1951 1,516,000 924,885 695,007 (75.1%)
First 1949 1,066,000 506,567 440,095 (86.9%)

Sources: The Knesset