44% of Pakistan’s 125 million eligible voters are youth

7th population census completion date extended till April 15 to ensure 100% coverage

Islamabad: Young voters are poised to play a crucial role in determining the outcome of the upcoming elections as Pakistanis between the ages of 18-35 make up a significant chunk of the electorate, according to the latest data.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has released detailed statistics on age-wise voter demographics, which shows that there are a total of 55.7 million young voters, comprising 44 per cent of the total eligible voters.

Around 18 per cent of voters are aged between 18 and 25 years while 26 per cent fall in the 26 to 35 age group.

The data also reveals that voters between the ages of 36 and 55 constitute 36 per cent of the electorate. Those aged above 56 make up 19 per cent of the electorate, with 24 million voters.

The election regulator’s data provides valuable insights into the demographics of the electorate and underscores the importance of youth in Pakistan’s political landscape.

125 million registered voters

Pakistan’s upcoming elections will see 125.6 million eligible voters. The most populous province Punjab has the highest number of voters at 71.6 million, followed closely by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with 21.4 million voters. Sindh has 26.4 million voters, while Balochistan has 5.2 million.

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