Australian Electoral Commission

Size of the electoral roll and estimated participation rate 2013

Updated: 16 January 2014
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 31 December 2013
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 837 870 5 148 617 94.0% 310 747
VIC 3 742 693 3 974 381 94.2% 231 688
QLD 2 863 389 3 170 923 90.3% 307 534
WA 1 469 519 1 642 458 89.5% 172 939
SA 1 135 781 1 206 910 94.1% 71 129
TAS 364 993 382 263 95.5% 17 270
ACT 267 031 278 306 95.9% 11 275
NT 130 814 159 421 82.1% 28 607
National 14 812 090 15 963 279 92.8% 1 151 189
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 30 September 2013
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 834 507 5 134 979 94.1% 300 472
VIC 3 727 167 3 960 440 94.1% 233 273
QLD 2 851 389 3 158 499 90.3% 307 110
WA 1 458 001 1 631 489 89.4% 173 488
SA 1 134 437 1 204 682 94.2% 70 245
TAS 364 318 381 956 95.4% 17 638
ACT 265 783 276 817 96.0% 11 034
NT 130 281 158 799 82.0% 28 518
National 14 765 883 15 907 661 92.8% 1 141 778
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 2013 federal election close of rolls 12 August 2013
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 816 991 5 137 503 93.8% 320 512
VIC 3 715 925 3 965 935 93.7% 250 010
QLD 2 840 091 3 195 299 88.9% 355 208
WA 1 452 272 1 607 920 90.3% 155 648
SA 1 130 388 1 204 240 93.9% 73 852
TAS 362 892 383 843 94.5% 20 951
ACT 265 269 273 721 96.9% 8 452
NT 128 971 156 953 82.2% 27 982
National 14 712 799 15 925 415 92.4% 1 212 616
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 30 June 2013
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 747 077 5 125 518 92.6% 378 441
VIC 3 664 594 3 952 113 92.7% 287 519
QLD 2 788 127 3 180 029 87.7% 391 902
WA 1 437 574 1 602 738 89.7% 165 164
SA 1 117 449 1 201 842 93.0% 84 393
TAS 360 889 383 232 94.2% 22 343
ACT 261 917 272 570 96.1% 10 653
NT 126 934 156 552 81.1% 29 618
National 14 504 561 15 874 594 91.4% 1 370 033
Size of the electoral roll and participation rate as at 31 March 2013
State/Territory Electors enrolled Eligible Australians Proportion of Eligible Australians Enrolled Estimated 'Missing' from the Roll
NSW 4 708 425 5 106 290 92.2% 397 865
VIC 3 632 903 3 936 743 92.3% 303 840
QLD 2 793 862 3 163 090 88.3% 369 228
WA 1 425 702 1 595 906 89.3% 170 204
SA 1 111 264 1 198 855 92.7% 87 591
TAS 360 042 382 617 94.1% 22 575
ACT 260 133 271 645 95.8% 11 512
NT 126 238 156 108 80.9% 29 870
National 14 418 569 15 811 254 91.2% 1 392 685

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