House Of Representatives: Seats Won At Elections Since 1901

This table shows the number of seats won by the various political parties in House of Representatives elections from 1901 to 2016.

The number of seats uncontested at various elections is shown in the final column, labelled UNC.

Seats Won in House of Representatives Elections 1901-2016
No. Year ALP FT
ANTI-SOC
PROT OTHER TOTAL UNC.
1.
1901
14
28
31
2
75
6
2.
1903
23
25
26
1
75
17
3.
1906
26
27
16
6
75
7
No. Year ALP LIB OTHER TOTAL UNC.
4.
1910
43
31
1
75
4
5.
1913
37
38
75
3
6.
1914
42
32
1
75
13
No. Year ALP NAT CP OTHER TOTAL UNC.
7.
1917
22
53
75
9
8.
1919
26
37
2
10
(VFU 5)
(Nat. & Farmers 3)
(Farmers/Settlers 1)
(Ind. Nationalist 1)
75
2
9.
1922
30
26
14
6
(Liberal Party 5)
76
5
10.
1925
24
37
14
1
76
1
11.
1928
32
29
13
2
76
12
12.
1929
47
14
10
5
76
9
No. Year ALP UAP CP OTHER TOTAL UNC.
13.
1931
15
34
16
11
(Lang Labor 4)
76
4
14.
1934
18
27
12
18
(Lang Labor 9)
(LCL 5)
75
1
15.
1937
29
28
12
6
75
4
16.
1940
32
23
10
10
(Non-Communist Labor 4)
75
1
17.
1943
49
12
8
6
75
1
No. Year ALP LIB CP OTHER TOTAL UNC.
18.
1946
43
15
12
5
(LCL 2)
(Lang Labor 1)
75
19.
1949
48
55
19
1
123
20.
1951
54
52
17
123
3
21.
1954
59
47
17
123
7
22.
1955
49
57
18
124
10
23.
1958
47
58
19
124
24.
1961
62
45
17
124
25.
1963
52
52
20
124
26.
1966
41
61
21
1
124
27.
1969
59
46
20
125
28.
1972
67
38
20
125
29.
1974
66
40
21
125
30.
1975
36
68
22
1
(CLP 1)
127
No. Year ALP LIB NP OTHER TOTAL UNC.
31.
1977
38
67
18
1
(CLP 1)
124
32.
1980
51
54
20
125
33.
1983
75
33
17
125
34.
1984
82
44
21
1
(CLP 1)
148
35.
1987
86
43
19
148
36.
1990
78
55
14
148
No. Year ALP LIB NP OTHER TOTAL UNC.
37.
1993
80
49
16
2
147
38.
1996
49
75
18
6
(CLP 1)
148
39.
1998
67
64
16
1
148
40.
2001
65
68
13
4
(CLP 1)
150
41.
2004
60
74
12
4
(CLP 1)
150
42.
2007
83
55
10
2
150
No. Year ALP LIB NP LNP GREENS OTHER TOTAL UNC.
43.
2010
72
44
7
21
1
5
(IND 4)
(CLP 1)
150
44.
2013
55
58
9
22
1
5
(IND 2)
(PUP 1)
(KAP 1)
(CLP 1)
150
45.
2016
69
45
10
21
1
4
(IND 2 )
(KAP 1)
(NXT 1)
150

 
Legend:

Anti-Com Labor = Anti-Communist Labor
AP = Australia Party
AD = Australian Democrats
ALP = Australian Labor Party
CP = Country Party
CLP = Country Liberal Party (NT)
DLP = Democratic Labor Party
GREENS = Australian Greens
KAP = Katter’s Australian Party
PROT = Protectionists
FT = Free Traders (renamed Anti-Socialist – 1906)
LCL = Liberal Country League
LP = Liberal Party
NAT = Nationalists
NXT = Nick Xenophon Team
PUP = Palmer United Party
UAP = United Australia Party

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