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1991 Azerbaijani independence referendum

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An independence referendum was held in Azerbaijan on 29 December 1991, three days after the collapse of the Soviet Union.[1] The result was 99.8% in favour, with turnout reported to be 95.3%.[2]


Choice Votes %
For 3,735,398 99.8
Against 9,068 0.2
Invalid/blank votes 6,708
Total 3,751,174 100
Registered voters/turnout 3,751,174 95.3
Source: Nohlen et al.


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume I, p357 ISBN 0-19-924958-X
  2. ^ Nohlen et al., p360