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
18 - 24 All voters 230,783 69.27% 102,381 30.73% 333,164
25 - 29 All voters 183,209 67.56% 87,958 32.44% 271,167
30 - 34 All voters 191,438 70.88% 78,653 29.12% 270,091
35 - 39 All voters 200,650 74.31% 69,357 25.69% 270,007
40 - 44 All voters 217,663 77.80% 62,093 22.20% 279,756
45 - 49 All voters 248,192 80.01% 62,023 19.99% 310,215
50 - 54 All voters 248,967 81.91% 54,979 18.09% 303,946
55 - 59 All voters 251,537 84.11% 47,537 15.89% 299,074
60 - 64 All voters 222,242 86.23% 35,482 13.77% 257,724
65 - 69 All voters 201,523 88.21% 26,925 11.79% 228,448
70+ All voters 409,650 86.35% 64,767 13.65% 474,417
Total 2,605,854 79.01% 692,155 20.99% 3,298,009