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One Out of Five Greek Voters Over 71, 270,000 to Vote For The First Time


Out of a total of 9,808,760 Greek citizens that are called before the polls for the upcoming January 25 elections, some two million are aged over 71, the Interior Ministry statistics revealed, demonstrating the aging demographics of Greece.

According to the same figures, voters aged between 42 and 47 are almost one million, while some 900,000 are voters in the age groups 36 to 41, 48 to 53 and 30 to 35. At the same time, 825,000 of Greek voters are between 60 and 65.

Regarding the younger generation of voters, 725,000 of them are aged 24 to 29 and 672,000 between 18 and 23 years old. In addition, the number of those voting for the first time is 273,941, from whom 224,272 are youngsters who turned 18 after the last twin general elections of May and June 2012. Finally, 49,669 persons who acquired Greek citizenship after the last elections in 2012, will also exercise their voting right for the first time.

The Athens second electoral constituency is the most populous in Greece with a sum of 1,428,759 voters, while the Lefkada constituency in the Ionian islands is the country’s smallest one with just 29,152 voters.

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