Current enrolment quota

Updated: 23 September 2020

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 Western Australia to be 112,172.

The determination of the current enrolment quota for the redistribution of Western Australia was based on enrolment numbers as at Wednesday 15 July 2020, which is the date the redistribution commenced.

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

Number of electors enrolled in Western Australia as at the end of the day on which the redistribution commenced (Wednesday 15 July 2020)

1,682,574

Number of members of the House of Representatives to which Western Australia is entitled

15

Current enrolment quota for Western Australia

112,172

Permissible maximum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota + 10%)

123,389

Permissible minimum number of electors in an electoral division (Current enrolment quota - 10%) 

100,955

The following table shows the number of electors in each electoral division as at Wednesday 15 July 2020.

Electoral division

Number of electors

Brand

110,508

Burt

109,053

Canning

110,091

Cowan

100,543

Curtin

101,848

Durack

98,382

Forrest

107,326

Fremantle

109,269

Hasluck

100,732

Moore

102,441

O'Connor

101,985

Pearce

125,488

Perth

 104,026

Stirling

 103,123

Swan

102,932

Tangney

94,827

TOTAL

1,682,574

Enrolment by SA1 in each electoral division is available on the enrolment projections page.

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