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Greek Elections 2012 – Voter Demographics

Source: Public Issue – Total data set of the Pre-electoral Political Barometer (Ν=4.607 individuals) – February – May 2012

Voter Demographics:

ND SYRIZA PASOK IND. GREEKS KKE GOLDEN DAWN DEM. LEFT ECO. GREENS LAOS DEM. ALLIANCE OTHER
GREEK ELECTIONS 2012 18,9 16,8 13,2 10,6 8,5 7 6,1 2,9 2,9 2,6 10,5
GENDER
Males 20 14 14 11 8 8 6 2 4 3 10
Females 19 20 12 10 9 6 6 4 2 2 11
AGE GROUP
18-24 7 20 8 11 11 14 5 5 4 1 15
25-34 8 16 6 13 10 12 5 6 4 3 17
35-44 11 20 5 14 9 11 7 5 3 3 15
45-54 13 21 10 11 10 7 8 3 3 2 6
55-64 22 19 17 10 9 5 7 2 3 2 6
65++ 34 9 24 8 6 3 4 1 3 4 5
EDUCATION LEVEL
Primary 31 10 21 7 10 4 5 2 4 3 3
Secondary 19 18 12 11 10 9 6 3 3 3 7
Tertiary 15 19 11 11 7 6 7 3 2 3 17
EMPLOYMENT STATUS 
Employers / Self-employed 17 17 11 13 9 9 6 2 3 2 11
Public Sector salaried employees 13 22 9 11 8 8 7 3 3 2 15
Private Sector salaried employees 10 18 7 12 11 8 7 5 3 4 16
Unemployed 10 22 7 11 12 10 8 5 4 2 11
Pensioners 28 12 22 9 7 4 5 2 3 3 6
Housewives 27 16 13 12 8 7 5 5 3 2 4
Students 5 20 9 13 7 12 7 3 4 1 19
URBAN LEVEL
Urban 17 19 10 12 9 6 6 3 2 2 13
Semi-Urban 25 12 17 10 6 8 6 3 3 3 5
Rural 22 13 19 8 9 8 6 2 4 4 6
REGION
Greater Area of Athens 15 21 9 12 10 7 6 4 2 3 13
Greater Area of Thessaloniki 16 21 12 12 9 6 7 3 2 1 12
Rest of Greece 22 14 16 10 8 7 6 3 3 3 8
ASSESMENT OF PERSONAL INCOME
Facing financial difficulty 17 18 11 12 10 7 6 3 3 2 11
Making ends meet 22 14 19 8 6 6 6 3 3 4 10
POLITICAL SELF-PLACEMENT
Left 1 38 7 4 29 2 8 3 1 0 9
Center-Left 3 23 32 7 6 1 13 4 2 1 9
Center 10 10 24 14 2 5 6 4 4 4 17
Center-Right 49 4 5 17 0 5 2 1 4 6 7
Right 47 3 2 12 2 23 1 1 3 3 4
Nothing 7 10 5 18 5 11 3 8 6 2 26
VOTE IN 2009 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
ND 51 7 1 16 2 10 2 1 1 5 5
PASOK 6 16 36 6 5 4 10 3 3 3 10
KKE 1 15 1 1 70 2 3 1 0 0 5
SYRIZA 1 70 2 3 3 1 11 2 1 1 6
LAOS 9 8 0 23 2 18 2 1 27 0 10
OTHER 1 9 2 9 3 15 6 16 2 1 38
FIRST TIME VOTERS 10 30 7 10 4 22 7 0 8 0 3
ABSTENTION 14 19 5 15 6 7 7 5 4 2 15
BLANK/SPOILED 12 21 4 14 6 4 5 7 2 1 25