National youth enrolment rate

Updated: 12 November 2021

The percentage of eligible electors between 18 and 24 years old currently enrolled compared to the total number estimated to be eligible to enrol.

The national youth enrolment rate target is currently 82%.

National youth enrolment rate
  Target Enrolment rate
at end of quarter
Number enrolled
as at end of quarter
September 2021 82% 83.7% 1,611,087
June 2021 82% 84.5% 1,625,046
March 2021 82% 84.6% 1,616,513
December 2020 82% 84.7% 1,609,785
September 2020 82% 85.6% 1,627,113
June 2020 80% 85.8% 1,627,300
March 2020 80% 84.8% 1,609,624
December 2019 80% 86.4% 1,640,136
September 2019 80% 86.5% 1,643,338
June 2019 80% 88.9% 1,692,560
March 2019 80% 85.8% 1,633,471
December 2018 80% 84.5% 1,608,838
September 2018 80% 84.9% 1,618,062
June 2018 80% 86.0% 1,639,836
March 2018 80% 86.9% 1,659,517
December 2017 80% 87.8% 1,678,329
September 2017 80% 88.5% 1,693,431
June 2017 80% 85.4% 1,635,444
March 2017 80% 85.7% 1,639,036
December 2016 80% 86.5% 1,655,181
September 2016 80% 87.1% 1,667,272
June 2016 80% 87.4% 1,672,875
March 2016 80% 81.3% 1,556,463

Details of the elector count by division, age group and gender are available. These statistics are published each quarter and include enrolled 16 and 17 year olds who cannot vote until they turn 18.

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