By Muhammad Daud Khan
Islamabad: After the 2018 General Elections, 10 million new electorates have been registered in two years as per the latest statistics released by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on October 2, 2020.
In 2018 general elections there were 106 million registered voters, however, now 116 million voters have been reported. With this an increase of 9.8 million voters has been observed in the electorate in the past two years.
According to the ECP’s latest date the total number of voters in Pakistan are 115,748,753.
Male voters: 64,078,616
Female voters: 51,667,599
Transgender voters: 2,538
The ECP data says in Punjab province there are 36 million male voters, 30 million female voters while transgender voters are only 1886 in the province. Total registered voters in Punjab are over 66 million.
There are over 24 million voters in Sindh province and of these male voters are 13 million, female voters 11 million while there are only 431 transgender voters in the province.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as many as 12 million voters are male, 8 million female while only 133 are transgender voters, bringing the total number of KP voters to over 20 million.
There are over 5 million registered voters in Balochistan province and of these male voters are 3 million, female voters 2 million while only 81 are transgender voters.
The number of male voters in Islamabad is 432,731 while female voters are 393,095. There are only seven transgender voters in Islamabad thus the total number of voters in the capital is 825,833.