Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - August 2015

Updated: 14 September 2015

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 August 2015

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 4,930,282
VIC 3,860,779
QLD 2,999,222
WA 1,534,011
SA 1,160,635
TAS 367,971
ACT 274,096
NT 129,562
National 15,256,558

Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type

Number of enrolment transactions processed with Federal entitlement – via Direct Enrolment and Update compared to all other sources of enrolment by enrolment type.

Note: Includes all ages

All new, re-enrolments and updated enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol and Update^ Online Mail Review Other *> Total
NSW 37,423 14,153 493 16,695 68,764
VIC 25,344 8,296 637 11,240 45,517
QLD 28,128 13,264 1,560 5,848 48,800
WA 12,875 8,876 243 8,040 30,034
SA 7,187 3,668 124 2,126 13,105
TAS 2,427 967 127 873 4,394
ACT 1,985 1,773 37 364 4,159
NT 953 520 31 161 1,665
National 116,322 51,517 3,252 45,347 216,438

Direct Enrol and Update enrolment transactions processed – effect on the Federal electoral roll.

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 2,521 33 2,554
VIC 3,105 105 3,210
QLD 2,876 51 2,927
WA 1,968 121 2,089
SA 1,144 28 1,172
TAS 238 12 250
ACT 117 6 123
NT 123 1 124
National 12,092 357 12,449
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 1,043 23 1,066
VIC 834 30 864
QLD 1,297 23 1,320
WA 805 44 849
SA 294 4 298
TAS 140 5 145
ACT 45   45
NT 80 1 81
National 4,538 130 4,668
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 33,859 981 34,840
VIC 21,405 1,495 22,900
QLD 23,955 896 24,851
WA 10,102 1,824 11,926
SA 5,749 249 5,998
TAS 2,049 106 2,155
ACT 1,823 64 1,887
NT 750 30 780
National 99,692 5,645 105,337

^ Direct Enrol and Direct Update are enrolment transactions processed generated by sections 103A & B of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918. These are made up of enrolment transactions processed at the end of the notification period, as well as direct enrolment transactions processed as a result of a returned direct enrolment or update letter of intent within this period. Enrolment transactions may occur outside of the source state as a result of advice from the elector provided within the notification period.

* Other includes predominantly enrolment forms obtained from Transport Authorities, Department of Human Services, Australia Post, AEC Divisional offices, and Citizenship Ceremonies.

> Direct Enrol and Direct Update Other includes enrolments which were prompted by a direct enrol or direct update letter of intent, but which resulted in a claim for enrolment by the elector (section 98 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918).

Enrolment from a Federal perspective

In other words, where an elector doesn't have an existing Federal enrolment entitlement then the Direct Enrol and Update process will identify the enrolment as a New Enrolment or a Reenrolment.

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