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Appendix table 2. Background factors of persons entitled to vote in the Municipal elections 2021

Persons
entitled
to vote/
whole
country
Voting
areas with
complete
voting
data
Age, average 50.9 50.7
Sex, men (%) 49.0 49.2
Income, median (EUR) 22 341.0 22 057.0
Education:
lower secondary (%)
24.2 24.2
Education:
upper secondary (%)
42.6 44.0
Education:
lowest tertiary (%)
9.3 9.5
Education:
lower tertiary (%)
12.3 12.2
Education:
higher university, doctorate (%)
11.3 9.9
Employed (%) 52.6 52.2
Unemployed (%) 5.6 5.8
Students (%) 6.8 7.1
Pensioners (%) 30.4 30.5
Other inactive population (%) 3.9 3.8
Finnish speaking (%) 88.1 89.6
Swedish speaking (%) 4.6 4.2
Other language speaking (%) 7.2 6.1
Social Democrats, support (%) 17.7 18.7
Finns Party, support (%) 14.4 15.2
Coalition Party, support (%) 21.3 19.9
Centre Party, support (%) 14.8 16.5
Green League, support (%) 10.5 9.6
Left Alliance, support (%) 7.9 7.8
Swedish People’s Party, support (%) 4.9 4.4
Christian Democrats, support (%) 3.6 3.6
Movement Now, support (%) 1.5 1.1
Others, support (%) 2.8 2.7

Source: Municipal Elections 2021, Review of voting, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.7.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Municipal elections [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-1114. background analysis of candidates and elected persons 2021, Appendix table 2. Background factors of persons entitled to vote in the Municipal elections 2021 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.12.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kvaa/2021/05/kvaa_2021_05_2021-07-13_tau_002_en.html