Table 1 
Voter turnout rates by age group, province and immigrant status, 2011 and 2015 federal elections 

Voter turnout rates by age group, province and immigrant status, 2011 and 2015 federal elections
  2011 2015 2011 to 2015
  voter turnout rate in %voter turnout rate in % difference in percentage points
Canada 70 77 7
Newfoundland and Labrador 58 67 9
Prince Edward Island 81 86 5
Nova Scotia 70 78 8
New Brunswick 73 81 8
Quebec 74 78 4
Ontario 70 76 6
Manitoba 66 76 10
Saskatchewan 69 77 8
Alberta 66 77 11
British Columbia 70 79 9
Age group      
18 to 24 years 55 67 12
25 to 34 years 59 70 11
35 to 44 years 65 75 10
45 to 54 years 73 79 6
55 to 64 years 80 83 3
65 to 74 years 84 86 1
75 years and older 79 80 1
Immigrant status      
Immigrants with Canadian citizenship, 10 years or less 56 70 14
Immigrants with Canadian citizenship, more than 10 years 71 76 5
Canadian-born citizens 70 78 8
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701).
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