Quota Information

Updated: 14 January 2011
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 the State of New South Wales to be 94 353 which has been calculated as follows:
Number of Members of the House of Representatives to which New South Wales is entitled 48
Number of electors enrolled in New South Wales as at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (19 February 2009) 4 528 940
Quota for New South Wales 94 353
Permissible maximum number of electors in a division (Quota + 10%) 103 788
Permissible minimum number of electors in a division (Quota - 10%) 84 918
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 New South Wales is entitled 48
Estimated total number of electors enrolled in New South Wales at the projection time (16 July 2012) 4 747 516
Average divisional enrolment at the projection time 98 907
Maximum number of electors in a division at the projection time (103.5%) 102 369
Minimum number of electors in a division at the projection time (96.5%) 95 445
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