Which State/Union Territory Registered the Highest Percentage of Voter Turnout in Recently Held Lok Sabha General Election-2014

  1. Dadar & nagar Haveli
  2. Lakshadweep
  3. Nagaland
  4. Tripura
Tahir Lecturer Asked on 17th September 2015 in Politics.
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    Nagaland

    Nagaland Registered the highest percentage of Voter Turnout in Recently held Lok Sabha General Election 2014. The turnout for LS 2014 stands at a record high of 6.4% against 58.19% in 2009. 55.38 crore voters cast their vote in LS 2014. 41.73 crore votes were cast in LS 2009. This is an increase of voters by 32.17% over voters in 2009.

    Votur Turnout Lok Sabha 2014

    S.No. State/Ut LS 2009 Turnout LS 2014 Turnout Increase over 2009 Highest ever turnout Remarks
    Total Male Female Total Male Female
    1. A&NI 64.16 65.00 63.21 70.66 70.86 70.43 6.5 84.45 (1980) Highest in 34 years
    2. Andhra Pradesh 72.63 73.39 71.37 74.47 74.54 74.39 1.84 72.63(2009) Highest ever
    3. Arunachal Pradesh 68.16 69.07 67.22 78.61 76.2 81.02 10.45 75.46(1984) Highest ever turn-out and higher women turnout for the first time in any LS
    4. Assam 69.53 72.05 66.75 79.88 80.48 79.24 10.35 78.50(1996) Highest ever
    5. Bihar 44.46 46.06 42.62 56.28 55.08 57.66 11.82 64.60(1998) Significantly higher than 2009, Women turn out higher than men for the first time
    6. Chandigarh 65.51 65.95 64.94 73.71 73.42 74.04 8.2 68.93(1984) Highest ever turnout/higher women turnout for the first time in any LS
    7. Chhattisgarh 55.28 58.21 52.23 69.54 70.89 68.16 14.26 55.28(2009) Highest ever
    8. Dadra & Nagar Haveli 73.23 71.24 75.55 84.06 82.66 85.71 10.83 78.28(1967) Highest ever, women turnout higher
    9. Daman & Diu 71.32 67.21 75.54 78.01 74.33 81.83 6.69 72.83(1998) Highest ever, women turnout higher than man
    10. Goa 55.28 56.64 53.80 77.02 74.91 79.11 21.74 71.81(1984) Highest ever turn-out and higher women turnout for the first time in any Ls
    11. Gujarat 47.90 52.12 43.36 63.6 67..17 59.69 15.7 63.77(1967) Significantly higer than 2009
    12. Haryana 67.49 68.82 65.84 71.41 72.87 69.69 3.92 73.26(1977) Highest in 37 years
    13. Himachal Pradesh 58.41 57.63 59.09 64.42 63.43 65.46 6.01 66.35(1998) HIgher women turnout
    14. Jammu & Kashmir 39.68 44.99 33.82 49.52 50.7 48.21 9.84 66.41(1984) Significant increase over LS 2009
    15. Jharkhand 51.98 53.86 47.73 63.87 64.21 63.5 11.89 55.69(2004) Highest ever
    16. Karnataka 58.81 60.86 56.62 67.17 68.54 65.73 8.36 67.58(1999) Significant higher than 2009
    17. Kerala 73.36 73.83 72.55 73.89 73.96 73.84 0.53 79.30(1989) Highest in 25 years
    18. Lakshadweep 85.90 83.91 87.97 86.61 84.87 88.42 0.71 89.04(1996) Slightly higher than last turnout/ higher women turnout
    19. Madhya Pradesh 51.16 57.57 43.86 61.6 66.12 56.58 10.44 61.74(1998) Significantly higher than 2009
    20. Maharashtra 50.71 53.67 47.39 60.36 62.5 57.95 9.65 64.75(1967) Highest in 15 years
    21. Manipur 77.14 77.53 76.76 79.62 78.66 80.54 2.48 85.75(1984) Highest in 30 years/higher women turnout
    22. Meghalaya 64.38 64.59 64.16 68.79 67.48 70.07 4.41 74.38(1998) Higher than last three LS turnout with higher women turnout
    23. Mizoram 51.8 53.00 48.42 61.69 62.44 60.97 9.89 73.41(1996) Significant increase over LS 2009
    24. Nagaland 89.99 90.70 89.22 87.82 88.15 87.49 -2.17 97.77(2004) Significant lower turn out than 2009
    25. NCT Delhi 51.85 53.64 49.59 65.07 66 63.93 13.22 71.31(1977) Slightly lower turn out than 2009
    26. Odisha 65.33 66.10 64.63 73.75 72.61 74.99 8.42 60.06(2004) Historic turnout and higher women turnout for the first time in any LS
    27. Puducherry 79.81 79.85 79.77 82.1 81.32 82.81 2.29 80.36(1980) Highest ever turn-out and higher women turnout
    28. Punjab 69.78 70.06 69.44 70.61 70.33 70.93 0.83 71.13(1967) Women turnout higher for the first time in any LS
    29. Rajashthan 48.40 51.54 44.77 63.09 64.62 61.39 14.69 60.26(1998) Highest ever
    30. Sikkim 83.76 80.83 82.86 83.37 82.89 83.88 -0.39 83.76(2009) Sudden rains affected polling/higher women turnout for the first time in any LS
    31. Tamil Nadu 73.03 73.95 71.91 73.7 73.44 73.96 0.67 73.06 (2009) Highest ever turn-out and higher women turnout
    32. Tripura 84.45 85.43 82.52 84.72 85.06 84.37 0.27 84.45(2009) Highest ever turn-out
    33. Uttar Pradesh 47.78 50.70 44.23 58.35 59.13 57.42 10.57 56.44(1977) Highest ever turn-out
    34. Uttarakhand 53.34 55.47 50.47 61.6 60.48 62.84 8.26 53.34(2009) Highest ever and higher women turnout for the first time in any LS
    35. West Bengal 81.40 82.29 80.25 82.16 82.25 82.06 0.76 82.66(1966) Significant increase over LS 2009
    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 19th September 2015.
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