Party And State Breakdown Of House Of Representatives 1972-2016

This table shows the state breakdown and the number of seats won by each party and independents at every federal election since 1972.

The national totals are shown first, followed by each State and Territory.

PARTY REPRESENTATION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1972-2016
NATIONAL
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
67
66
36
38
51
75
82
86
78
80
49
67
65
60
83
72
55
69
COALITION
58
61
91
86
74
50
66
62
69
65
94
80
82
87
65
72 73
90
76
OTHER
1
2
5
1
3
3
2
6 5
5
5
TOTAL
125
127
127
124
125
125
148
148
148
147
148
148
150
150
150
150
150
150
LIB
38
40
68
67
54
33
45
43
55
49
75
64
68
74
55
44
58
45
LNP (Qld)
21
22
21
NAT
19
20
22
18
19
17
20
19
14
16
18
16
13
12
10
6
9
10
NAT (WA)
1
CLP (N.T.)
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
GREENS
1
1
1
PUP
1
KAP
1
1
NXT
1
IND
1
2
5
1
3
3
2
4
2
2
NEW SOUTH WALES
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
28
25
17
17
18
24
29
28
30
33
20
22
20 19
21
28
26
18
24
LIB
10
11
19
18
16
11
12
13
12
8
19
18
21
21
15
16
23
16
NAT
7
9
9
8
9
8
10
10
8
8
10
9
7
6
5
4
7
7
IND
1
1
1
1
2 3
2
1
2
Total
45
45
45
43
43
43
51
51
51
50
50
50
50
50
49
48
48
47
VICTORIA
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
14
16
10
10
17
23
25
24
14
17
16
19
20
19
21
22
19
18
LIB
14
12
19
20
13
7
11
12
21
17
19
16
15
16
14
12
14
14
NAT
6
6
5
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
GREENS
1
1
1
IND
1
1
1
Total
34
34
34
33
33
33
39
39
38
38
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
QUEENSLAND
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
8
6
1
3
5
10
9
13
15
13
2
8
7
6
15
8
6
8
LIB
6
7
9
9
7
3
8
5
6
7
17
14
15
17
10
NAT
4
5
8
7
7
6
7
6
3
5
6
5
4
4
3
LNP
21
22
21
PUP
1
KAP
1
1
IND
1
1
1
1
1
Total
18
18
18
19
19
19
24
24
24
25
25
27
27
28
29
30
30
30
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
4
5
1
1
3
8
9
9
8
6
3
7
7
5
4
3
3
5
LIB
3
5
9
9
8
3
4
4
6
8
8
7
8
10
11
11
12
11
NAT
2
NAT (WA)
1
IND
3
Total
9
10
10
10
11
11
13
13
14
14
14
14
15
15
15
15
15
16
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
7
7
6
6
6
7
8
8
7
4
2
3
3
3
6
6
5
6
LIB
5
5
6
5
5
4
5
5
6
8
10
9
9
8
5
5
6
4
NXT
1
Total
12
12
12
11
11
11
13
13
13
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
TASMANIA
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
5
5
1
1
4
3
5
5
3
5
4
1
4
LIB
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
1
2
2
3
IND
1
1
1
Total
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
1
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
LIB
1
1
Total
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
3
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
NORTHERN TERRITORY
1972
1974
1975
1977
1980
1983
1984
1987
1990
1993
1996
1998
2001
2004
2007
2010
2013
2016
ALP
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
2
CLP
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Total
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2

 

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