Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - December 2017

Updated: 9 January 2018

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 December 2017

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 5,200,334
VIC 4,076,241
QLD 3,180,694
WA 1,613,185
SA 1,197,467
TAS 380,122
ACT 289,393
NT 138,997
Grand Total 16,076,433

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 28,400 13,619 99 4,032 46,150
VIC 16,342 7,178 150 7,054 30,724
QLD - 9,929 15 10,171 20,115
WA 7,987 2,633 52 975 11,647
SA 4,375 2,287 24 590 7,276
TAS 1,449 679 34 433 2,595
ACT 914 759 1 73 1,747
NT 1,093 353 4 51 1,501
National 60,560 37,437 379 23,379 121,755

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

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 2,399 15 2,414
VIC 1,328 22 1,350
QLD - - -
WA 912 1 913
SA 425 2 427
TAS 132 2 134
ACT 76 - 76
NT 137 - 137
National 5,409 42 5,451
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 830 3 833
VIC 599 5 604
QLD - 1 1
WA 385 1 386
SA 200 - 200
TAS 65 - 65
ACT 26 - 26
NT 51 - 51
National 2,156 10 2,166
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 25,171 300 25,471
VIC 14,415 1,183 15,598
QLD - 94 94
WA 6,690 174 6,864
SA 3,750 61 3,811
TAS 1,252 22 1,274
ACT 812 4 816
NT 905 14 919
National 52,995 1,852 54,847

^ 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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