Question: What was the election turnout in Scotland?

Voter turnout in the election reached 63.5%, the highest-ever at a Scottish Parliament election.

What was the voter turnout in Scotland 2019?

2019 United Kingdom general election in Scotland

12 December 2019
← outgoing members elected members →
All 59 Scottish seats to the House of Commons
Turnout 68.1% 1.6pp

What percentage of Scots voted 2021?


Region Turnout Regional vote share (%)
South Scotland 65.0 37.6
West Scotland 67.0 40.4
Total 40.3

What is the voting population in Scotland?


Green 8 34,990
Liberal Democrats 4 187,746
Other 15,833
Registered voters/Turnout 4,280,785

How many Scots voted for independence?

The referendum question was, “Should Scotland be an independent country?”, which voters answered with “Yes” or “No”. The “No” side won with 2,001,926 (55.3%) voting against independence and 1,617,989 (44.7%) voting in favour.

What was the turnout for the Scottish independence referendum?

Scottish Independence Referendum – Result

The total number of ballot papers counted in the referendum for the whole of Scotland was 3,623,344. The turnout was 84.6%

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When did Scotland last vote Conservative?

The referendum was held on 18 September 2014, with 55.3% voting to stay in the United Kingdom and 44.7% voting for independence.

What election is in May 2021?

Results. The Mayor of London, London Assembly and the Churchill by-election took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Does SNP have a majority in Scotland?

The SNP is the largest political party in Scotland, where it has the most seats in the Scottish Parliament and 45 out of the 59 Scottish seats in the House of Commons at Westminster, and it is the third-largest political party by membership in the United Kingdom, behind the Labour Party and the Conservative Party.

How many non Scots live in Scotland?

NRS has published figures which show that in 2019, 388,000 non-British nationals or 502,000 non-UK born people lived in Scotland. Of all non-British nationals living in Scotland, three in five were EU nationals (234,000) and two in five were non-EU nationals (154,000).

How white is Scotland?

Scotland’s population was 96.0% white, a decrease of 2.0% from 2001. 91.8% of people identified as ‘White: Scottish’ or ‘White: Other British’ 4.2% of people identified as Polish, Irish, Gypsy/Traveller or ‘White: Other’

How the Scottish voting system works?

Elections to the Scottish Parliament are carried out using the Additional Member Voting system. This voting system combines the traditional First Past the Post system (FPP) and Proportional Representation (PR). Voters have 2 votes in these elections. The first vote is to elect a person to be their Constituency Member.

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When did Scotland lose its independence?

The Kingdom of Scotland emerged as an independent sovereign state in the 9th century and continued to exist until 1707.

Who owns most of the land in Scotland?

The government believes 57% of rural land is in private hands (includes Duke’s estates etc), with about 12.5% owned by public bodies, 3% under community ownership and about 2.5% is owned by charities. The 25 remainder is thought to be owned by smaller estates and farms which are not recorded in those figures.

Do the Scottish islands want independence?

2014 Scottish independence referendum

Scotland as a whole voted 55.3% against independence. All three islands also voted against, with the Western Isles voting slightly less against independence, and Orkney and Shetland both voting significantly more against independence than the national average.