Several Metropop contributions are dealing with the topic of Vienna’s shrinking electorate. This is a collection of related blog posts and data visualisations.

Wien_Wappen_HalffilledAlthough Vienna’s population is steadily increasing since the late 1980s, the growth of its electorate cannot keep up with population growth. Recent population gains are driven by an increasing influx of international migrants. The result is a growing democratic deficit. As long as foreign nationals are excluded from participating in citywide or national elections, Vienna’s electorate gap is getting wider and wider.

Check out the Metropop collection of related blog posts and data visualisations:


Vienna Electorate analysis and visualisations featured in Wiener Zeitung:


Generation Matters
Migration & Integration
Politics & Economy
Urban Diversity

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