Fact Sheet on Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

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New Delhi: In Himachal Pradesh, as per information provided by the Chief Electoral Officer, there are NO Recognized State Parties.

Smallest & Largest Constituency by Area & Electorate:

Among the Assembly Constituencies (ACs), by area, the smallest is Shimla and the largest one is Lahual & Spiti. By size of the Electorate, the smallest is Lahual & Spiti AC with 22,995 electors and the largest being Sullah AC with 95,064 electors. Further, the electorate-wise composition of the 68 ACs is shown below:

Size of Electorate Number of Assembly Constituencies
<100000 All the 68 ACs
100000 – 150000 NIL
150000 – 200000 NIL
> 20000 NIL

The electors who have received the Electoral Photo ID Card (EPIC) are further categorized by sex which, as the charts show, are fairly evenly constituted by Males and Females. Further, there are 14 electors reported from the ‘Third Gender’ in the electorate and there are a total of 5 NRI voters and 37,574 voters from the Services.

Details of the Electorate with EPICs: –

  Male Female Others Total
Population 37,43,619 36,40,293 0 73,83,912
Size of Electorate 25,31,321 24,57,032 14 49,88,367
EPIC Issued To 25,31,318 24,57,030 14 49,88,362

 Age and Sexwise Composition of Electorate:

Age Male Female Third Gender Total
18-25 years 3,83,524 3,50,992 6 7,34,522
25-40 9,12,317 8,77,614 4 17,89,935
40-60 8,36,370 8,05,712 4 16,42,086
>60 3,99,110 4,22,714 0 8,21,824
Total Electors 25,31,321 24,57,032 14 49,88,367

The following is a graphical representation of demographic statistics of the electorate based on different age groups among males and females. There are a total of 14 electors documented from the ‘Third Gender’.

 

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