Current enrolment quota

Updated: 13 September 2017

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 South Australia to be 119,503.

The determination of the current enrolment quota for the redistribution of South Australia 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 South Australia on the day the redistribution commenced by the number of members to which South Australia is entitled.

Number of electors enrolled in South Australia as at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (Monday 4 September 2017) 1,195,031
Number of members of the House of Representatives to which South Australia is entitled  10
Current enrolment quota for South Australia 119,503
Permissible maximum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota + 10%) 131,453
Permissible minimum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota - 10%) 107,553

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

Electoral division Number of electors
Adelaide 110,351
Barker 106,009
Boothby 107,939
Grey 102,264
Hindmarsh 112,511
Kingston 107,643
Makin 107,636
Mayo 106,191
Port Adelaide 115,227
Sturt 104,727
Wakefield 114,533
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