Facts about Germany 2015 2015 - Page 35

The instruments of direct democracy, such as referendums, come into play more frequently at the municipal level Turnout for referendums Sources: Federal Statistical Office, returning officers of referendums Age structure of those entitled to vote 20.1 % 3.6 70 and older % 18–21 years Baden-Wurttemberg (2011) 48.3 % 13.6 % % 21–30 years 12.5 Berlin (2014) 46.1 % % 30–40 years 13.2 Hamburg (2010) 39.3 % 18.3 Bavaria (2010) 37.7 % 60–70 years 18.7 % 50–60 years % 40–50 years