Scottish Independence Referendum young voter registrations

Issued by Golley Slater on behalf of the Chief Counting Officer for the Scottish Independence Referendum. 

Electoral Registration Officers across Scotland have compiled and published the number of young voters who have registered to vote in the Scottish Independence Referendum on Thursday 18 September.

A total of 4,285,323 people have registered to vote in the referendum and the total includes 109,533 people under 18.

The numbers have been broken down by Scotland’s 32 local authority areas:

Council

Polling list electorate under 18

Aberdeen

3,658

Aberdeenshire

5,926

Angus

2,490

Argyll and Bute

1,808

City of Edinburgh

7,467

Clackmannanshire

1,037

Dumfries & Galloway

2,936

Dundee

3,649

East Ayrshire

2,836

East Dunbartonshire

2,437

East Lothian

2,153

East Renfrewshire

2,479

Falkirk

3,007

Fife

8,155

Glasgow

10,864

Highland

5,144

Inverclyde

1,761

Midlothian

1,747

Moray

2,310

North Ayrshire

3,377

North Lanarkshire

7,049

Orkney Islands

460

Perth & Kinross

3,309

Renfrewshire

3,962

Scottish Borders

1,798

Shetland Islands

544

South Ayrshire

2,646

South Lanarkshire

6,246

Stirling

2,003

West Dunbartonshire

1,725

West Lothian

3,952

Western Isles

598

Total

109,533

Voters can obtain more information about the referendum and how to vote at http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/

ENDS

12 Sep 2014
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