Female Voters Up 5.1%, Male 3.6% Since 2019 LS Polls: CEC
The Times of India Mumbai|January 25, 2022
New Delhi:The number of female electors in the country has witnessed a sharper rise of 5.1% over the past three years, from 43.8 crore in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections to 46.1 crore now, as compared to the 3.6% increase in male voters from 47.3 crore to 49 crore during the same period.
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Chief election commissioner Sushil Chandra, in a televised address on the eve of National Voters Day celebrated each year on January 25, said the strength of the total electorate in the country, as of today, stood at 95.1 crore. Compared to 91.2 crore eligible electors at the time of 2019 general election to the Lok Sabha, this translates into an approximate 4.3% increase.

Chandra said that among the 95.1 crore voters as on date, 49 crore were male and 46.1 crore female, 1.9 crore senior citizens above 80 years of age, 81.4 lakh persons with disabilities and 19.2 lakh from the services.

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