Voter Turnout by constituency, 1997 General Election

The table below shows the percentage of registered voter turnout for each United Kingdom constituency at the 1997 general election. You can sort the table data by clicking on the column headings. Figures do not include spoiled votes.

1997 general election turnout by constituency
Constituency Turnout % Electorate
Aberavon71.950025
Aberdeen Central65.654257
Aberdeen North70.754302
Aberdeen South72.860490
Aberdeenshire West & Kincardine7359123
Airdrie & Shotts71.457673
Aldershot71.176189
Aldridge-Brownhills74.362441
Altrincham & Sale West73.370265
Alyn & Deeside72.258091
Amber Valley76.172005
Angus72.159708
Antrim East58.358963
Antrim North63.872411
Antrim South*4371047
Argyll & Bute72.249451
Arundel and South Downs75.967641
Ashfield7072269
Ashford74.674149
Ashton Under Lyne65.572206
Aylesbury72.879047
Ayr80.255829
Banbury75.577456
Banff & Buchan68.758493
Barking61.453682
Barnsley Central59.761133
Barnsley East & Mexborough63.967840
Barnsley West & Penistone6564894
Barrow & Furness7266960
Basildon71.773989
Basingstoke74.277035
Bassetlaw70.468101
Bath76.270815
Batley & Spen73.164209
Battersea70.866928
Beaconsfield72.868959
Beckenham*43.572807
Bedford73.566560
Bedfordshire Mid78.466979
Bedfordshire North East77.864743
Bedfordshire South West75.869781
Belfast East63.261744
Belfast North64.264577
Belfast South62.263439
Belfast West74.361785
Berwick-upon-Tweed74.156428
Bethnal Green & Bow61.273008
Beverley & Holderness73.671916
Bexhill & Battle74.765584
Bexleyheath & Crayford76.163334
Billericay72.476550
Birkenhead65.859782
Birmingham Edgbaston6970204
Birmingham Erdington60.966380
Birmingham Hall Green71.258767
Birmingham Hodge Hill60.956066
Birmingham Ladywood54.270013
Birmingham Northfield68.356842
Birmingham Perry Barr64.671031
Birmingham Selly Oak70.272049
Birmingham Sparkbrook & Smallheath57.173130
Birmingham Yardley71.253058
Bishop Auckland68.966754
Blaby7670471
Blackburn6573058
Blackpool North & Fleetwood71.774989
Blackpool South67.875720
Blaenau Gwent72.354800
Blaydon7164699
Blyth Valley68.861761
Bognor Regis & Littlehampton69.966480
Bolsover71.366476
Bolton North East72.467930
Bolton South East65.266459
Bolton West77.463535
Bootle66.757284
Boston & Skegness68.967623
Bosworth76.668113
Bournemouth East70.261862
Bournemouth West66.262028
Bracknell74.579292
Bradford North63.366228
Bradford South65.968391
Bradford West63.371961
Braintree76.472772
Brecon & Radnorshire82.252142
Brent East65.953548
Brent North70.554149
Brent South64.553505
Brentford & Isleworth7179058
Brentwood & Ongar76.866005
Bridgend72.459721
Bridgwater74.873038
Brigg & Goole73.563648
Brighton Kemptown70.865147
Brighton Pavillion73.766431
Bristol East69.668990
Bristol North West73.775009
Bristol South68.972393
Bristol West73.884870
Bromley & Chislehurst74.271104
Bromsgrove77.167744
Broxbourne70.466720
Broxtowe78.474144
Buckingham78.562945
Burnley6767582
Burton75.172601
Bury North78.170515
Bury South75.666568
Bury St Edmunds7574017
Caernarfon72.746815
Caerphilly7064621
Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross70.241566
Calder Valley75.474901
Camberwell & Peckham56.750214
Cambridge71.671669
Cambridgeshire North East72.976056
Cambridgeshire North West74.265791
Cambridgeshire South76.869850
Cambridgeshire South East75.175666
Cannock Chase72.472362
Canterbury72.674548
Cardiff Central7060354
Cardiff North80.260430
Cardiff South & Penarth68.661838
Cardiff West69.258198
Carlisle72.859917
Carmarthen West & Pembrokeshire76.555724
Carmathen East & Dinefwr78.653079
Carrick, Cumnock & Doon Valley7565593
Carshalton & Wallington73.366038
Castle Point72.367146
Ceredigion*46.0254378
Charnwood77.372692
Chatham & Aylesford71.169172
Cheadle77.667627
Chelmsford West7776086
Cheltenham7467950
Chesham & Amersham75.469244
Chester, City of78.471730
Chesterfield70.972472
Chichester74.974489
Chingford & Woodford Green70.762904
Chipping Barnet71.869049
Chorley77.674387
Christchurch78.671488
Cities of London & Westminster58.269047
Cleethorpes73.468763
Clwyd South73.653495
Clwyd West75.353467
Clydebank & Milngavie7552092
Clydesdale71.663428
Coatbridge & Chryston72.352024
Colchester69.674743
Colne Valley76.973338
Congleton77.668873
Conwy75.455092
Copeland76.254263
Corby77.969252
Cornwall North73.280076
Cornwall South East75.775825
Cotswold75.967333
Coventry North East64.774274
Coventry North West71.176439
Coventry South69.871826
Crawley7369040
Crewe & Nantwich73.768694
Crosby77.257190
Croydon Central69.680152
Croydon North68.277063
Croydon South73.573787
Cumbernauld & Kilsyth7548032
Cunninghame North74.155526
Cunninghame South71.549543
Cynon Valley69.248286
Dagenham61.758573
Darlington7465140
Dartford74.669726
Daventry7780151
Delyn7453693
Denton & Reddish66.968866
Derby North73.876116
Derby South67.876386
Derbyshire North East72.571653
Derbyshire South78.276672
Derbyshire West78.272716
Devizes74.780383
Devon East76.169094
Devon North77.970350
Devon South West76.269293
Devon West & Torridge77.975919
Dewsbury7061523
Don Valley66.365643
Doncaster Central63.967965
Doncaster North63.363019
Dorset Mid & Poole North75.767049
Dorset North76.368923
Dorset South74.266318
Dorset West76.170369
Dover78.968669
Down North5863010
Down South70.869855
Dudley North69.568835
Dudley South71.866731
Dulwich & West Norwood65.569655
Dumbarton73.456229
Dumfries78.962759
Dundee East69.458388
Dundee West67.757346
Dunfermline East70.252072
Dunfermline West69.452467
Durham North69.567891
Durham North West6967156
Durham, City of70.969340
Ealing North71.378144
Ealing Southall66.981704
Ealing, Acton & Shepherd's Bush66.772078
Easington6762518
East Ham60.865591
East Kilbride74.865229
East Lothian75.657441
Eastbourne72.872347
Eastleigh76.972155
Eastwood78.366697
Eccles65.669645
Eddisbury*51.465256
Edinburgh Central67.163695
Edinburgh East & Musselburgh70.659648
Edinburgh North & Leith66.561617
Edinburgh Pentlands76.759635
Edinburgh South71.862467
Edinburgh West77.961133
Edmonton70.463718
Ellesmere Port & Neston77.867573
Elmet76.870423
Eltham75.757358
Enfield North70.467680
Enfield Southgate70.765796
Epping Forest72.872795
Epsom & Ewell7473222
Erewash7877402
Erith & Thamesmead66.162887
Esher & Walton74.172382
Essex North75.368008
Exeter78.279154
Falkirk East73.256792
Falkirk West*36.1553953
Falmouth & Cambourne75.171383
Fareham75.868787
Faversham & Kent Mid73.567490
Feltham & Heston65.671093
Fermanagh & South Tyrone74.864600
Fife Central69.958315
Fife North East71.258794
Finchley & Golders Green69.772225
Folkestone & Hythe73.271153
Forest of Dean79.163465
Foyle70.767620
Fylde72.971385
Gainsborough74.664106
Galloway & Upper Nithsdale79.752751
Gateshead East & Washington West67.264114
Gedling75.868820
Gillingham7270389
Glasgow Anniesland*38.452609
Glasgow Baillieston62.351152
Glasgow Cathcart69.249312
Glasgow Govan64.749836
Glasgow Kelvin56.957438
Glasgow Maryhill56.652523
Glasgow Pollok66.649284
Glasgow Rutherglen70.150646
Glasgow Shettleston55.947990
Glasgow Springburn5953473
Gloucester73.678682
Gordon71.958767
Gosport70.268830
Gower75.157691
Grantham & Stamford73.272310
Gravesham76.969234
Great Grimsby66.365043
Great Yarmouth71.268625
Greenock & Inverclyde7148818
Greenwich & Woolwich65.861352
Guildford75.475541
Hackney North & Stoke Newington5362045
Hackney South & Shoreditch54.761728
Halesowen & Rowley Regis73.666245
Halifax70.571701
Haltemprice & Howden75.565602
Halton68.464987
Hamilton North & Bellshill70.953607
Hamilton South*41.347071
Hammersmith & Fulham68.778637
Hampshire East75.976604
Hampshire North East7469111
Hampshire North West74.773222
Hampstead & Highgate67.964889
Harborough75.370424
Harlow74.664072
Harrow East71.479846
Harrow West72.972005
Harrogate & Knaresborough73.165155
Hartlepool65.767712
Harwich70.675775
Hastings & Rye69.770388
Havant70.668420
Hayes & Harlington72.356829
Hazel Grove77.563694
Hemel Hempstead77.171468
Hemsworth67.966964
Hendon65.776195
Henley77.666424
Hereford75.269864
Hertford & Stortford7671759
Hertfordshire North East77.467161
Hertfordshire South West77.371671
Hertsmere7468011
Hexham77.558914
Heywood & Middleton68.473898
High Peak7972315
Hitchin & Harpenden7867219
Holborn & St. Pancras60.363037
Hornchurch72.360775
Hornsey & Wood Green69.174537
Horsham75.875432
Houghton & Washington East62.167343
Hove69.769016
Huddersfield67.765824
Hull East58.968733
Hull North5768106
Hull West & Hessle58.265840
Huntingdon74.976094
Hyndburn72.366806
Ilford North71.668218
Ilford South69.472104
Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber72.765701
Ipswich72.266947
Isle of Wight72101680
Islington North62.557385
Islington South & Finsbury63.755468
Islwyn7250540
Jarrow68.863828
Keighley76.667231
Kensington & Chelsea*29.865752
Kettering75.875153
Kilmarnock & Loudoun77.261376
Kingston & Surbiton75.373879
Kingswood77.877026
Kirkcaldy6752186
Knowsley North & Sefton70.170918
Knowsley South67.570532
Lagan Valley62.271225
Lancashire West74.873175
Lancaster & Wyre75.378168
Leeds Central*19.667302
Leeds East62.856963
Leeds North East7263185
Leeds North West70.669972
Leeds West62.963965
Leicester East69.464012
Leicester South67.171750
Leicester West63.464570
Leicestershire North West8065069
Leigh65.769908
Leominster76.665933
Lewes76.464340
Lewisham Deptford57.958141
Lewisham East66.456333
Lewisham West6458659
Leyton & Wanstead63.262176
Lichfield77.562720
Lincoln71.165485
Linlithgow73.853706
Liverpool Garston65.166755
Liverpool Riverside51.973429
Liverpool Walton59.567527
Liverpool Wavertree62.973063
Liverpool West Derby61.468682
Livingston7160296
Llanelli70.758323
Londonderry East64.858831
Loughborough7668945
Louth & Horncastle72.668824
Ludlow75.561267
Luton North73.264618
Luton South70.568395
Macclesfield75.272049
Maidenhead75.667302
Maidstone & The Weald7472466
Makerfield66.867358
Maldon & Chelmsford East76.166184
Manchester Blackley57.562227
Manchester Central52.563815
Manchester Gorton56.464349
Manchester Withington66.666116
Mansfield70.767057
Medway72.561736
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy7632345
Meriden71.776287
Merthyr Tydfil & Rhymney69.356507
Middlesbrough6570931
Middlesborough South & Cleveland East7670481
Midlothian74.147552
Milton Keynes North East72.870395
Milton Keynes South West71.471070
Mitcham & Morden73.365385
Mole Valley78.969140
Monmouth80.860703
Montgomeryshire74.942618
Moray68.258302
Morecambe & Lunesdale72.468013
Morely & Rothwell67.168385
Motherwell & Wishaw70.152252
Neath74.355525
New Forest East74.665717
New Forest West74.866522
Newark76.769763
Newbury76.773680
Newcastle Upon Tyne Central6669781
Newcastle upon Tyne East & Wallsend65.763272
Newcastle Upon Tyne North69.265357
Newcastle-under-Lyme73.766686
Newport East73.150997
Newport West74.653914
Newry & Armagh75.470652
Norfolk Mid76.375311
Norfolk North76.377113
Norfolk North West74.777083
Norfolk South78.479239
Norfolk South West73.380236
Normanton68.362980
Northampton North70.273664
Northampton South71.979384
Northavon79.278943
Norwich North75.972521
Norwich South72.670009
Nottingham East60.665581
Nottingham North6365698
Nottingham South6772418
Nuneaton74.372032
Ochil77.456572
Ogmore73.152078
Old Bexley & Sidcup75.568044
Oldham East & Saddlewoth73.973189
Oldham West & Royton66.169203
Orkney & Shetland6432291
Orpington76.478749
Oxford East6969339
Oxford West & Abingdon77.179329
Paisley North68.749725
Paisley South*42.954040
Pendle74.663049
Penrith & The Border73.666496
Perth73.960313
Peterborough73.565926
Plymouth Devonport69.874483
Plymouth Sutton67.470666
Pontefract & Castleford66.462350
Pontypridd71.464185
Poole70.866078
Poplar & Canning Town58.567172
Portsmouth North70.164539
Portsmouth South64.280514
Preseli Pembrokeshire78.454088
Preston*29.472687
Pudsey74.370922
Putney73.160176
Rayleigh74.768737
Reading East70.271586
Reading West7069073
Redcar7168965
Redditch73.560841
Regent's Park & Kensington North64.273752
Reigate74.464750
Renfrewshire West7652348
Rhondda71.557105
Ribble South77.171670
Ribble Valley78.872664
Richmond (Yorks)73.465058
Richmond Park79.471572
Rochdale70.268529
Rochford & Southend East6472848
Romford70.759611
Romsey*55.5-
Ross, Skye & Inverness West71.855639
Rossendale & Darwen73.469749
Rother Valley67.368622
Rotherham62.959895
Roxburgh & Berwickshire73.947259
Rugby & Kenilworth77.179384
Ruislip-Northwood74.260393
Runnymede & Weybridge71.472177
Rushcliffe78.978735
Rutland & Melton7570150
Ryedale74.865215
Saffron Walden7774097
Salford56.558610
Salisbury73.878973
Scarborough & Whitby71.675862
Scunthorpe68.860393
Sedgefield72.664923
Selby7575141
Sevenoaks75.466474
Sheffield Attercliffe64.768548
Sheffield Brightside57.558930
Sheffield Central5368667
Sheffield Hallam72.462834
Sheffield Heeley6566599
Sheffield Hillsborough7174642
Sherwood75.674788
Shipley76.369281
Shrewsbury & Atcham75.273542
Shropshire North72.770852
Sittingbourne & Sheppey72.363850
Skipton & Ripon75.472042
Sleaford & North Hykeham74.471486
Slough67.970283
Solihull74.778898
Somerton & Frome77.673988
South Holland & The Deepings7269642
South Shields62.662261
Southampton Itchen70.176869
Southampton Test71.872983
Southend West7066493
Southport72.170194
Southwark North & Bermondsey62.265598
Spelthorne73.670562
St Albans77.565560
St Helens North6971380
St Helens South66.566526
St Ives75.271680
Stafford76.667555
Staffordshire Moorlands77.366095
Staffordshire South74.268896
Stalybridge & Hyde65.865468
Stevenage76.866889
Stirling81.852491
Stockport71.565232
Stockton North69.164380
Stockton South76.168470
Stoke-on-Trent Central62.864113
Stoke-on-Trent North65.559030
Stoke-on-Trent South66.169968
Stone77.868242
Stourbridge76.564966
Strangford59.569980
Stratford-on-Avon76.381434
Strathkelvin & Bearsdon7162974
Streatham60.274509
Stretford & Urmston69.769913
Stroud80.577494
Suffolk Central & Ipswich North75.270222
Suffolk Coastal75.874219
Suffolk South77.267323
Suffolk West71.568638
Sunderland North5964711
Sunderland South58.867937
Surrey East7572852
Surrey Heath74.173813
Surrey South West7872350
Sussex Mid77.768784
Sutton & Cheam7562785
Sutton Coldfield72.971864
Swansea East67.457373
Swansea West68.958703
Swindon North73.765535
Swindon South72.970207
Tamworth74.267205
Tatton76.563822
Taunton76.579783
Tayside North74.261398
Teignbridge77.181667
Telford65.656558
Tewkesbury76.568208
Thanet North68.871112
Thanet South71.762792
Thurrock65.971600
Tiverton & Honiton78.175744
Tonbridge & Malling7664798
Tooting69.266653
Torbay73.872258
Torfaen71.760343
Totnes76.370473
Tottenham*25.464554
Truro & St Austell73.976824
Tunbridge Wells74.165259
Tweedale, Ettrick & Lauderdale76.650891
Twickenham79.373281
Tyne Bridge57.161058
Tynemouth77.166341
Tyneside North67.866449
Tyrone West79.558168
Ulster Mid86.158836
Upminster72.357149
Upper Bann67.970398
Uxbridge*5557733
Vale of Clwyd74.752418
Vale of Glamorgan80.267213
Vale of York7670077
Vauxhall55.570402
Wakefield6973210
Wallasey73.563714
Walsall North64.167587
Walsall South67.364221
Walthamstow62.863818
Wansbeck71.762998
Wansdyke79.369032
Wantage78.271657
Warley65.159758
Warrington North70.572694
Warrington South76.272262
Warwick & Leamington75.779374
Warwickshire North74.772602
Watford74.674015
Waveney75.275266
Wealden74.379519
Weaver Vale73.266011
Wellingborough75.174955
Wells78.172178
Welwyn Hatfield78.667395
Wentworth65.363951
West Bromich East65.463401
West Bromich West*27.668409
West Ham5957058
Westbury76.474301
Western Isles70.122983
Westmorland & Lonsdale74.368389
Weston - Super - Mare73.772445
Wigan*2564535
Wiltshire North75.177237
Wimbledon75.564070
Winchester*68.778884
Windsor73.569132
Wirral South8159372
Wirral West7760908
Witney76.773520
Woking72.770053
Wokingham75.766161
Wolverhampton North East67.261642
Wolverhampton South East64.254291
Wolverhampton South West72.567482
Woodspring78.569964
Worcester74.669234
Worcestershire Mid74.368381
Worcestershire West76.264712
Workington75.165766
Worsley67.868978
Worthing East & Shoreham72.970771
Worthing West72.171329
Wrekin, The76.659126
Wrexham71.850741
Wycombe71.173589
Wyre Forest75.373063
Wythenshaw & Sale East63.271986
Yeovil72.974165
Ynys Mon75.452952
York, City of73.579383
Yorkshire East70.569409

Source: Pippa Norris. The British Parliamentary Constituency Database, 1992-2001

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