1916 Icelandic community service referendum

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A referendum on community service was held in Iceland on 21 October 1916.[1] Voters were asked whether they approved of introduction of compulsory community service.[2] It was rejected by 91.8% of voters.


Choice Votes %
For 1,016 8.2
Against 11,313 91.8
Invalid/blank votes 1,776
Total 14,105 100
Registered voters/turnout 28,529 49.4
Source: Nohlen & Stöver


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p961 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p966