Number of candidates nominated and candidates elected in municipal elections 1950-2000

Number of candidates nominated and candidates elected in municipal elections 1950-2000

Year Candidates Elected municipal councillors
  Total Women Men Total Women Men
1950 . . . . . . 12 236 831 11 405
1953 39 538 3 959 35 579 12 321 912 11 409
1956 44 804 4 813 39 991 12 361 898 11 463
1960 51 526 5 742 45 784 12 408 938 11 470
1964 51 707 6 162 45 545 12 325 968 11 357
1968 55 009 7 506 47 503 11 856 1 274 10 582
1972 61 072 11 920 49 152 11 191 1 649 9 542
1976 63 572 15 189 48 383 12 739 2 304 10 435
1980 66 776 18 194 48 582 12 777 2 835 9 942
1984 64 878 18 916 45 962 12 881 3 243 9 638
1988 63 642 20 615 43 027 12 842 3 490 9 352
1992 52 712 17 646 35 066 12 571 3 773 8 798
1996 43 104 15 653 27 451 12 482 3 932 8 550
2000 39 744 15 200 24 544 12 276 4 226 8 050

Until 1988 the results of the municipal elections of Åland Islands are also included. Updated 30.7.2010.


Last updated 30.7.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Municipal elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-1114. 2000, Number of candidates nominated and candidates elected in municipal elections 1950-2000 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.6.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kvaa/2000/kvaa_2000_2010-07-30_tau_010_en.html