Size of the electoral roll and estimated participation rate 2012

Updated: 13 May 2013
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 31 December 2012
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 660 572 5 124 490 90.9% 463 918
VIC 3 636 294 3 948 210 92.1% 311 916
QLD 2 774 332 3 133 878 88.5% 359 546
WA 1 395 472 1 636 713 85.3% 241 241
SA 1 105 673 1 198 304 92.3% 92 631
TAS 358 819 381 739 94.0% 22 920
ACT 259 616 275 275 94.3% 15 659
NT 125 961 156 699 80.4% 30 738
National 14 316 739 15 855 308 90.3% 1 538 569
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 30 September 2012
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 648 429 5 106 321 91.0% 457 892
VIC 3 619 729 3 930 434 92.1% 310 705
QLD 2 779 556 3 120 251 89.1% 340 695
WA 1 387 350 1 622 766 85.5% 235 416
SA 1 103 973 1 194 946 92.4% 90 973
TAS 359 145 381 270 94.2% 22 125
ACT 257 190 273 617 94.0% 16 427
NT 126 762 156 250 81.1% 29 488
National 14 282 134 15 785 855 90.5% 1 503 721
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 30 June 2012
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 630 144 5 085 557 91.0% 455 413
VIC 3 605 875 3 911 457 92.2% 305 582
QLD 2 773 885 3 104 244 89.4% 330 359
WA 1 382 734 1 607 652 86.0% 224 918
SA 1 101 628 1 191 275 92.5% 89 647
TAS 358 649 380 577 94.2% 21 928
ACT 251 535 271 410 92.7% 19 875
NT 122 715 155 537 78.9% 32 822
National 14 227 165 15 707 709 90.6% 1 480 544

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