|Number of Members of the House of Representatives to which Western Australia is entitled||16|
|Estimated total number of electors enrolled in Western Australia at the projection time (8 February 2017)||1 594 973|
|Average divisional enrolment at the projection time||99 686|
|Permissible maximum number of electors in a division (Quota + 3.5%)||103 175|
|Permissible minimum number of electors in a division (Quota – 3.5%)||96 197|
In accordance with section 63A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, on 1 December 2014 the Electoral Commission determined that the projection time for equality of enrolments for the redistribution of federal electoral boundaries in Western Australia is 8 February 2017.
Enrolment projections and enrolment as at 1 December 2014 for each division in Western Australia by Statistical Area 2 (SA2) and Statistical Area 1 (SA1). The percentage growth is also indicated.
This report, provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outlines the method used for producing population and enrolment projections for all Statistical Area 1s (SA1s) in Western Australia, spanning from June 2013 to June 2017.
This report, provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, gives a more detailed breakdown of the four tiered approach outlined in Appendix 1. The report outlines projection methods for Western Australia, Perth/Rest of Western Australia, Statistical Area 2s (SA2s) and Statistical Area 1s (SA1s).
This report, provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, outlines the process used to calculate enrolment projections for each Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1).
There is a federal electoral roll and an electoral roll for each state and territory. This is because each jurisdiction in Australia has their own electoral legislation, with electors subject to both federal and state/territory legislative requirements which may differ. It is these legislative differences which cause roll divergence. The causes of roll divergence can be categorised into two types:
Either type of divergence may result in an elector being enrolled for electoral events at one government level but not the other, or enrolled at different addresses for different levels of government.