Current enrolment quota

Updated: 13 September 2017

Steps in the redistribution

In accordance with section 65 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, the Electoral Commissioner has determined the current enrolment quota for the purposes of the redistribution of Victoria to be  106,954.

The determination of the current enrolment quota for the redistribution of Victoria was based on enrolment numbers as at Monday 4 September 2017, which is the date the redistribution commenced.

The quota was calculated by dividing the number of electors on the electoral roll in Victoria on the day the redistribution commenced by the number of members to which Victoria is entitled.

Number of electors enrolled in Victoria as at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (Monday 4 September 2017) 4,064,258
Number of members of the House of Representatives to which Victoria is entitled  38
Current enrolment quota for Victoria 106,954
Permissible maximum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota + 10%) 117,649
Permissible minimum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota - 10%) 96,259

The following table shows the number of electors in each electoral division as at Monday 4 September 2017.

Electoral division Number of electors
Aston 96,121
Ballarat 114,365
Batman 111,540
Bendigo 112,053
Bruce 95,417
Calwell 111,686
Casey 105,287
Chisholm 97,811
Corangamite 114,985
Corio 111,252
Deakin 100,139
Dunkley 107,010
Flinders 119,413
Gellibrand 111,245
Gippsland 105,907
Goldstein 106,548
Gorton 121,382
Higgins 106,308
Holt 121,711
Hotham 100,580
Indi 105,823
Isaacs 107,708
Jagajaga 104,207
Kooyong 100,726
La Trobe 111,035
Lalor 131,058
Mallee 99,931
Maribyrnong 113,038
McEwen 140,152
McMillan 120,880
Melbourne 117,542
Melbourne Ports 105,094
Menzies 98,857
Murray 105,643
Scullin 113,623
Wannon 99,867
Wills 118,314