Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type - August 2017

Updated: 22 September 2017

Electors on the roll by state as at 31 August 2017

Note: Aged 18 and over

Number of enrolments with Federal entitlement
State/Territory Enrolment
NSW 5,190,855
VIC 4,063,675
QLD 3,153,047
WA 1,608,259
SA 1,194,841
TAS 379,664
ACT 288,273
NT 138,397
Grand Total 16,017,011

Enrolment activity by state and enrolment type

August 2017

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 2,376 289,312 113 10,775 302,576
VIC 721 245,052 319 21,546 267,638
QLD 198 198,786 286 8,680 207,950
WA 220 80,056 24 4,030 84,330
SA 12 66,528 91 2,788 69,419
TAS 6 20,787 26 1,899 22,718
ACT 1 27,466 12 495 27,974
NT - 8,719 3 1,275 9,997
National 3,534 936,706 874 51,488 992,602

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

New enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 2 4 6
VIC 483 248 731
QLD 106 75 181
WA 110 1 111
SA 6 18 24
TAS 2 14 16
ACT - 2 2
NT - - -
National 709 362 1,071
Re-enrolments
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 10 3 13
VIC 75 29 104
QLD 18 18 36
WA 1 - 1
SA 1 2 3
TAS 1 3 4
ACT - 1 1
NT - - -
National 106 56 162
Updates
State/Territory Direct Enrol Direct Enrol Other > Total
NSW 2,364 256 2,620
VIC 163 6,215 6,378
QLD 74 756 830
WA 109 89 198
SA 5 181 186
TAS 3 96 99
ACT 1 39 40
NT - 4 4
National 2,719 7,636 10,355

^ 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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