Quota information

Updated: 7 December 2007
In accordance with Section 65 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, the Electoral Commissioner has determined the quota of electors for the purpose of the redistribution of Victoria to be 88 093 which has been calculated as follows:
Number of Members of the House of Representatives to which Victoria is entitled 37
Number of electors enrolled in Victoria at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (18 January 2002) 3 259 454
Quota for the State 88 093
Permissible maximum number of electors in a Division (quota + 10%) 96 902
Permissible minimum number of electors in a Division (quota - 10%) 79 284
For the purposes of Section 66(3) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, the following figures will apply:
Number of Members of the House of Representatives to which Victoria is entitled 37
Estimated total number of electors enrolled in Victoria at the Projection time (31 March 2006) 3 473 637
Average divisional enrolment at the Projection time 93 882
Maximum number of electors in a division at the Projection time (103.5%) 97 168
Minimum number of electors in a division at the Projection time (96.5%) 90 596