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EC releases snapshot of Indian Electorate for 2014 General Elections

Out of this, the 28 states together accounts for 98.27% of electors while the 7 Union Territories together accounts for the remaining 1.73%.

February 20, 2014 10:05 IST | India Infoline News Service
The electoral data as per the final publication of summary revision 2014 released by the Election Commission of India on 14th February, 2014 shows that there are a total of 814,591,184 registered electors in the country. Out of this, the 28 states together accounts for 98.27% of electors while the 7 Union Territories together accounts for the remaining 1.73%. Among the UTs, the National Capital Territory of Delhi accounts for 1.48%, the other six UTs constituting 0.253% of the Indian electorate. Among states, Uttar Pradesh with more than 13.43 crore electors or 16.49% of the national electorate has the largest number of electors, while Sikkim with around 3.62 lakh electors or 0.044% of the national electorate has the smallest number of electors.

Table 1: Distribution of the Indian Electorate across States and UTs

State / UT

Number of Electors
No: of Electors as Percentage of
Total Indian Electorate
% of Electors having EPIC
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 257,856 0.032% 98.54%
Andhra Pradesh 62,385,949 7.659%  100.00%
Arunachal Pradesh 753,216 0.092% 97.60%
Assam 18,723,032 2.298% 0.00%
Bihar 62,108,447 7.624% 90.60%
Chandigarh 580,700 0.071% 99.95%
Chattisgarh 17,521,563 2.151% 95.67%
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 188,783 0.023% 99.99%
Daman & Diu 102,260 0.013% 96.01%
Goa 1,043,304 0.128% 98.66%
Gujarat 39,871,571 4.895% 99.96%
Haryana 15,594,427 1.914% 100.00%
Himachal Pradesh 4,674,187 0.574% 100.00%
Jammu & Kashmir 6,933,118 0.851% 86.86%
Jharkhand 19,948,683 2.449% 99.55%
Karnataka 44,694,658 5.487% 99.23%
Kerala 23,792,270 2.921% 100.00%
Lakshadweep 47,972 0.006% 100.00%
Madhya Pradesh 47,544,647 5.837% 100.00%
Maharashtra 78,966,642 9.694% 91.60%
Manipur 1,739,005 0.213% 99.62%
Meghalaya 1,553,028 0.191% 100.00%
Mizoram 696,448 0.085% 100.00%
Nagaland 1,174,663 0.144% 0.00%
NCT OF Delhi 12,060,493 1.481% 100.00%
Odisha 28,880,803 3.545% 97.33%
Puducherry 885,458 0.109% 100.00%
Punjab 19,207,230 2.358% 100.00%
Rajasthan 42,559,543 5.225% 99.74%
Sikkim 362,326 0.044% 100.00%
Tamil Nadu 53,752,682 6.599% 100.00%
Tripura 2,379,541 0.292% 100.00%
Uttar Pradesh 134,351,297 16.493% 99.92%
Uttarakhand 6,786,394 0.833% 100.00%
West Bengal 62,468,988 7.669% 100.00%
Total 814,591,184 100.000% 95.64%
Data Source: Election Commission of India (data as on February 14, 2014) 

Figure 1: State-wise Distribution of the Indian Electorate



Figure 2: UT-wise Distribution of the Indian Electorate



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