Final Result: UK votes to leave the EU

Britain has voted to leave the European Union after 43 years

Updated 7.20am

Britain has voted to leave the European Union after 43 years in an historic referendum.

The 'Leave' campaign won by over one million votes. UKIP Leader Nigel Farage declared victory earlier this morning, but the official announcement was made at 7am.

What is the final result?

  • LEAVE - 51.9% (17,410,742 votes)
  • REMAIN - 48.1% (16,141,241 votes)

What was the turnout?

  • 72.16%

How did the regions vote?

  • ENGLAND - Leave (53.2%)
  • SCOTLAND - Remain (62%)
  • WALES - Leave (51.7%)
  • NORTHERN IRELAND - Remain (55.7%)