2017 General Election Voter turnout statistics for the 2017 General Election

These statistics show how many people voted in the 2017 General Election, by age and Māori or non-Māori descent.

You can filter the results by electorate and Māori or non-Māori descent. Māori voters are those who identified themselves as being of Māori descent when they enrolled. You can also download the full statistics as an Excel file at the bottom of the page.

The total numbers of voters in this report are slightly lower than in the official results because of disallowed votes, dual votes and clerical errors made in marking the master roll.

Age range Descent Voters Voters as % of total enrolled Non-voters Non-voters as % of total enrolled Total enrolled

Age range

18 - 24

Descent

All voters

Voters

230,783

Voters as % of total enrolled

69.27%

Non-voters

102,381

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

30.73%

Total enrolled

333,164

Age range

25 - 29

Descent

All voters

Voters

183,209

Voters as % of total enrolled

67.56%

Non-voters

87,958

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

32.44%

Total enrolled

271,167

Age range

30 - 34

Descent

All voters

Voters

191,438

Voters as % of total enrolled

70.88%

Non-voters

78,653

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

29.12%

Total enrolled

270,091

Age range

35 - 39

Descent

All voters

Voters

200,650

Voters as % of total enrolled

74.31%

Non-voters

69,357

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

25.69%

Total enrolled

270,007

Age range

40 - 44

Descent

All voters

Voters

217,663

Voters as % of total enrolled

77.80%

Non-voters

62,093

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

22.20%

Total enrolled

279,756

Age range

45 - 49

Descent

All voters

Voters

248,192

Voters as % of total enrolled

80.01%

Non-voters

62,023

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

19.99%

Total enrolled

310,215

Age range

50 - 54

Descent

All voters

Voters

248,967

Voters as % of total enrolled

81.91%

Non-voters

54,979

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

18.09%

Total enrolled

303,946

Age range

55 - 59

Descent

All voters

Voters

251,537

Voters as % of total enrolled

84.11%

Non-voters

47,537

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

15.89%

Total enrolled

299,074

Age range

60 - 64

Descent

All voters

Voters

222,242

Voters as % of total enrolled

86.23%

Non-voters

35,482

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

13.77%

Total enrolled

257,724

Age range

65 - 69

Descent

All voters

Voters

201,523

Voters as % of total enrolled

88.21%

Non-voters

26,925

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

11.79%

Total enrolled

228,448

Age range

70+

Descent

All voters

Voters

409,650

Voters as % of total enrolled

86.35%

Non-voters

64,767

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

13.65%

Total enrolled

474,417
Total

Voters

2,605,854

Voters as % of total enrolled

79.01%

Non-voters

692,155

Non-voters as % of total enrolled

20.99%

Total enrolled

3,298,009