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Population (as of May 20, 2015)

Elections in our database

40,424 72.83%

Registered Voters (as of Dec. 16, 2014)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
Diet Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut Assembly
Queen Queen Head of State

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen MARGRETHE II *
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Kim KIELSEN
  • Assembly: Greenland has a unicameral Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) with 31 seats.

* Queen MARGRETHE II of Denmark is represented by High Commissioner Mikaela ENGELL.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Diet (Kalaallit Nunaanni Inatsisartut) 31 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***
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Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Diet 2009-06-02 28,510 39,990 71.29%
Diet 2013-03-12 30,136 40,588 74.25%
Diet 2014-11-28 29,488 40,424 72.95%

Voter Turnout