Australian Electoral Commission

1.3 Statistical summary

Updated: 7 March 2012

Statistical summary and general description of the manner in which each division has been constituted

Table 1: Determination of the quota and enrolment projections
Determination of quota
Number of divisions into which South Australia is to be distributed 11
Number of electors in South Australia at 12 January 2011 1 107 001
Quota for South Australia 100 636
Permissible maximum number of electors (plus 10 per cent) in a division 110 699
Permissible minimum number of electors (minus 10 per cent) in a division 90 573
Enrolment projections as at 21 January 2015
Number of divisions into which South Australia is to be distributed 11
Projected number of electors in South Australia at 21 January 2015 1 152 271
Average enrolment for South Australia at 21 January 2015 104 752
103.5% of average enrolment projected at 21 January 2015 108 418
96.5% of average enrolment projected at 21 January 2015 101 086
Table 2: Summary of divisions
Division Actual Enrolment 12.1 2011 % Variation from Quota Projected Enrolment 21.1.2015 % Variation from average Approx area (sq km)
Adelaide 99 971 -0.66 104 262 -0.47 76
Barker 102 828 2.18 107 242 2.38 63 886
Boothby 102 514 1.87 105 036 0.27 130
Grey 100 095 -0.54 104 118 -0.61 904 881
Hindmarsh 104 866 4.20 105 381 0.60 78
Kingston 96 173 -4.43 103 159 -1.52 171
Makin 101 775 1.13 107 176 2.31 130
Mayo 96 895 -3.72 101 629 -2.98 9 315
Port Adelaide 102 227 1.58 106 271 1.45 181
Sturt 101 102 0.46 103 376 -1.31 85
Wakefield 98 555 -2.07 104 621 -0.13 6 407
South Australia 1 107 001   1 152 271  
Average 100 636   104 752  
Table 3: Summary of movement of electors between divisions
Number of electors remaining in their existing division 1 062 599
Number of electors transferred to another division 44 402
(This results in 4.01% electors changing divisions)
Total 1 107 001