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General Elections 2019: Uttar Pradesh has highest number of voters

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The Election Commission of India has said that the total number of eligible electors to cast their votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha Polls is 8,96,076,899 across states and Union Territories (UTs) with Uttar Pradesh having the highest number of 14406,1892 registered voters. This year, the number of voters between 18 to 21 years of age is 1.5 crore.

The number of general electors who are differently abled is 4,563,905. The total number of Service Electors is 1,662,993 and that of the overseas Indian electors is 71,735.

State-wise number of voters

The total number of registered voters in the 29 states is 8,80,093,744. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of voters (1,44,061,892) and Sikkim is the state with lowest number voters (4,23,167).

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Number of voters in Union Territories

The total number voters in the seven Union Territories are 15,983,155. National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) has the highest number of voters (13,695,291) whereas Lakshadweep has recorded the lowest number of voters (54,266).

Gender Ratio of the voters in states and UTs

The total number of voters in male, female and third gender categories are 4,64,720,635; 4,31,316,581 and 39,683 respectively.

Uttar Pradesh has recorded the highest numbers of male, female and transgender voters, which are 77,941,577, 66,111,941 and 8,374 respectively. Uttar Pradesh is followed by Delhi with 7,556,146, 6,138,335 and 810 male, female and transgender voters respectively. Incidentally, Delhi is the Union Territory with highest number of male and female voters.

Lakshadweep has the lowest number of male and female voters with 27,475 and 26,791 registrations respectively.

In terms of voters belonging to third gender, the states and Union Territories of Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Haryana, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep has not recorded any voter in this category. Sikkim has recorded two voters from the third gender. Union Territory Daman & Diu has one registered voter from the third gender.

Number of voters with disability

As many as 4,563,905 voters are differently abled. Out of this, 2,803,456 are men, 1,713,001 are women and 1,589 are third gender category voters.

Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of voters with disability, which is 6,70,452. Among this, 4,51,342 voters are men, 2,19,058 are women and 52 are transgender.   Karnataka has the highest number of voters with disability in the third gender category, which is 1,414.

Daman & Diu has not recorded any voter with disability whereas Andaman & Nicobar Islands have the lowest number of disability, which is 314. Puducherry has the highest number of voters with disability which is 13,287.

Service electors across states and UTs

Out of the total 1,662,993 service electors, 1,619,893 are men and 43,100 are women. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of service electors, of which, 2,46,849 are men and 8,101 are women.

Overseas Indian electors

Out of the total 71,735 Indian overseas electors, 66,866 are men, 4849 are women and 20 are third gender voters.

Kerala has the highest number of overseas voters of which 62,847 are men, 3,729 are women and eight are belong to the third gender category.

Meghalaya has recorded the lowest number of electors in this category, which is two. Both the electors are men.

As many as 11 states and UTs do not have any voter in the overseas category. These are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep.

Polling stations across India

The total number of polling stations is 1,035,919. While the highest number of polling booths are located in Uttar Pradesh (1,63,331), the lowest number of booths are in Lakshadweep (42).

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