A total of 10.559 EU citizens to vote in Cyprus

The total number of voters from EU countries in Cyprus, registered in the electoral list and have a right to vote, comes to 10.559, of which 5.704 are men and 4.885 women, the Chief Returning Officer said.

Voters from Greece rank first with 5743 (3272 male and 2471 female), followed by Bulgarian nationals, 1572 (740 male and 832 female) and Romanians 1433 (858 male and 575 female). Fourth rank British nationals with 1319 registered voters, 612 male and 707 female???a??e?) with 144 Polish nationals ranking fifth (81 male and 63 female).

British nationals who are on the electoral register can vote through in person, by post or by proxy.

There are around 70 thousand British nationals in Cyprus, mostly pensioners, according to the British High Comission in Nicosia.

In Cyprus the EU citizens from other countries eligible to vote during the 26 May Euro elections are:

MEMBER STATE MALE FEMALE TOTAL

Austria 6 4 10

Belgium 2 5 7

Bulgaria 740 832 1572

France 11 18 29

Germany 28 53 81

Denmark 2 4 6

Greece 3272 2471 5743

Estonia 0 3 3

UK 612 707 1319

Italy 13 8 21

Ireland 3 15 18

Spain 3 2 5

Croatia 0 1 1

Lithuania 2 9 11

Latvia 14 15 29

Luxemburg 0 1 1

Malta 0 2 2

The Netherlands 8 10 18

Hungary 7 10 17

Poland 81 63 144

Portugal 1 0 1

Roumania 858 575 1433

Slovakia 34 24 58

Sweden 5 15 20

Czech Republic 2 4 6

Finland 0 4 4

Total: 5704 4855 10559

Source: Cyprus News Agency