Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - January 2019

Updated: 07 February 2018

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 January 2019

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 5,225,671
VIC 4,154,042
QLD 3,229,775
WA 1,625,456
SA 1,200,694
TAS 382,661
ACT 292,108
NT 138,708
Grand Total 16,249,115

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 50,086 29,786 173 5,342 85,387
VIC 47,137 12,869 166 14,319 74,491
QLD 43,529 19,137 266 4,815 67,747
WA 17,473 6,218 110 2,908 26,709
SA 17,690 5,149 87 2,288 25,214
TAS 4,875 1,290 56 1,703 7,924
ACT 2,544 2,260 6 224 5,034
NT 1,706 650 9 90 2,455
National 185,040 77,359 873 31,689 294,961

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

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 4,951 120 5,071
VIC 3,714 288 4,002
QLD 3,374 85 3,459
WA 2,214 60 2,274
SA 1,600 33 1,633
TAS 450 9 459
ACT 216 3 219
NT 180 1 181
National 16,699 599 17,298
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 1,121 15 1,136
VIC 1,752 64 1,816
QLD 1,344 14 1,358
WA 756 10 766
SA 708 5 713
TAS 286 1 287
ACT 61 0 61
NT 67 1 68
National 6,095 110 6,205
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 44,014 1,213 45,227
VIC 41,671 5,754 47,425
QLD 38,811 992 39,803
WA 14,503 461 14,964
SA 15,382 420 15,802
TAS 4,139 144 4,283
ACT 2,267 37 2,304
NT 1,459 30 1,489
National 162,246 9,051 171,297

^ 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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