Total 23,161,296 electors aged between 18 and 19 years in India: EC

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

15 states/UTs have newly eligible electors belonging to the “Others” category, with Karnataka having the largest number of such electors, followed next by Andhra Pradesh

According to the electoral data as per the final publication of summary revision 2014 released by the Election Commission of India on 14th February, 2014, out of a total of 23,161,296 Indian electors aged between 18 and 19 years, male electors constitute 58.6%, female electors 41.4% and electors belonging to the category “Others” constitute 0.018%. Among the 28 states and 7 union territories, 21 states/UTs have a higher proportion of female electors in this age category than that of the national proportion of 41.4%. Nagaland with 50.4% female electors in this age group is the sole state where the number of newly eligible female electors exceeds that of newly eligible male electors. There are 10 states/UTs where the proportion of females among newly eligible electors is less than 40%. Haryana has the lowest proportion at 28.3% followed next by Maharashtra at 35.4%. 15 states/UTs have newly eligible electors belonging to the “Others” category, with Karnataka having the largest number of such electors, followed next by Andhra Pradesh.


Table 1: Gender-wise Composition of Newly Eligible Indian Electors
State / UT Male Female Others Total Electors
No: of Electors % of Total Electors No: of Electors % of Total Electors No: of Electors % of Total Electors
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1,529 52.7% 1,370 47.3% 0 0.000% 2,899
Andhra Pradesh 925,709 59.9% 617,998 40.0% 496 0.032% 1,544,203
Arunachal Pradesh 15,335 50.4% 15,064 49.6% 0 0.000% 30,399
Assam 370,550 56.4% 286,640 43.6% 0 0.000% 657,190
Bihar 897,009 54.2% 757,363 45.8% 230 0.014% 1,654,602
Chandigarh 11,593 63.8% 6,577 36.2% 0 0.000% 18,170
Chattisgarh 500,585 57.7% 366,507 42.3% 7 0.001% 867,099
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 11,560 62.0% 7,095 38.0% 0 0.000% 18,655
Daman & Diu 4,860 55.4% 3,918 44.6% 0 0.000% 8,778
Goa 12,458 51.9% 11,527 48.1% 0 0.000% 23,985
Gujarat 605,264 63.8% 342,964 36.2% 14 0.001% 948,242
Haryana 250,495 71.7% 98,744 28.3% 0 0.000% 349,239
Himachal Pradesh 36,621 58.9% 25,512 41.1% 0 0.000% 62,133
Jammu & Kashmir 88,210 59.4% 60,270 40.6% 0 0.000% 148,480
Jharkhand 963,842 53.5% 838,403 46.5% 3 0.000% 1,802,248
Karnataka 479,418 59.6% 322,779 40.1% 2,589 0.322% 804,786
Kerala 229,389 54.9% 188,101 45.1% 0 0.000% 417,490
Lakshadweep 1,044 50.9% 1,006 49.1% 0 0.000% 2,050
Madhya Pradesh 861,333 54.1% 732,139 45.9% 47 0.003% 1,593,519
Maharashtra 694,108 64.5% 381,268 35.5% 0 0.000% 1,075,376
Manipur 20,144 50.1% 20,047 49.9% 0 0.000% 40,191
Meghalaya 32,764 52.0% 30,254 48.0% 0 0.000% 63,018
Mizoram 18,725 50.1% 18,650 49.9% 0 0.000% 37,375
Nagaland 17,934 49.6% 18,225 50.4% 0 0.000% 36,159
NCT OF Delhi 138,484 61.1% 88,311 38.9% 38 0.017% 226,833
Odisha 487,234 62.1% 297,291 37.9% 152 0.019% 784,677
Puducherry 15,501 53.1% 13,685 46.9% 1 0.003% 29,187
Punjab 309,861 63.8% 175,627 36.2% 0 0.000% 485,488
Rajasthan 1,194,036 58.5% 847,233 41.5% 2 0.000% 2,041,271
Sikkim 6,416 54.8% 5,299 45.2% 0 0.000% 11,715
Tamil Nadu 692,597 57.7% 506,588 42.2% 124 0.010% 1,199,309
Tripura 69,185 57.1% 51,929 42.9% 0 0.000% 121,114
Uttar Pradesh 2,304,350 60.4% 1,509,401 39.6% 429 0.011% 3,814,180
Uttarakhand 102,769 63.6% 58,743 36.4% 0 0.000% 161,512
West Bengal 1,193,818 57.4% 885,861 42.6% 45 0.002% 2,079,724
Total 13,564,730 58.6% 9,592,389 41.4% 4,177 0.018% 23,161,296
Data Source: Election Commission of India (data as on 14th February, 2014)

Figure 1: Gender-wise Composition of Newly Eligible Indian Electors in States


Figure 2: Gender-wise Composition of Newly Eligible Indian Electors in Union Territories


Figure 3: Gender-wise Composition of Newly Eligible Indian Electors (Percentages)

 

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