The Chief Counting Officer for the Scottish Independence Referendum has announced the Scotland-wide turnout. The total number of ballot papers counted in the referendum was 3,623,344 and the total turnout for Scotland was 84.6%.

The Chief Counting Officer has also announced the total votes cast across Scotland for each answer to the referendum question. A total of 1,617,989 votes were cast for Yes and a total of 2,001,926 votes were cast for No. A total of 3,429 votes were rejected.

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Issued on behalf of the Chief Counting Officer
Contact Angela Hughes 07970 184 198 / Christina Kelly 07875 581 955