Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - March 2017

Updated: 13 April 2017

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 March 2017

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 5,124,761
VIC 4,002,808
QLD 3,106,910
WA 1,596,854
SA 1,185,193
TAS 376,167
ACT 284,255
NT 136,980
National 15,813,928

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 85,294 18,384 472 8,056 112,206
VIC 59,022 9,278 292 16,765 85,357
QLD 69,335 13,208 296 5,366 88,205
WA - 14,316 26 14,815 29,157
SA 15,891 2,853 58 1,667 20,469
TAS 5,823 1,058 56 886 7,823
ACT 3,753 1,070 9 618 5,450
NT 2,115 488 5 339 2,947
National 241,233 60,655 1,214 48,512 351,614

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

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 7,113 95 7,208
VIC 6,144 215 6,359
QLD 7,006 74 7,080
WA - 1 1
SA 1,775 17 1,792
TAS 531 9 540
ACT 239 4 243
NT 208 3 211
National 23,016 418 23,434
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 2,388 23 2,411
VIC 2,208 44 2,252
QLD 3,168 21 3,189
WA - - -
SA 614 5 619
TAS 330 1 331
ACT 100 - 100
NT 135 - 135
National 8,943 94 9,037
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 75,793 1,383 77,176
VIC 50,670 8,301 58,971
QLD 59,161 893 60,054
WA - 13 13
SA 13,502 176 13,678
TAS 4,962 71 5,033
ACT 3,414 43 3,457
NT 1,772 18 1,790
National 209,274 10,898 220,172

^ 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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