Enrolment, Voter Turnout & Informality 1901-98

This table shows statistics for House of Representatives elections since 1901.

Enrolment and Voting in House of Representatives Elections 1901-98
Election Year No. of Enrolled Voters Total Votes Cast Voter Turnout Informal Votes
1901
907,658
514,727
56.68
1.70
1903
1,470,902
739,402
50.27
2.50
1906
1,920, 397
988,553
51.48
3.73
1910
2,148,969
1,349,626
62.80
2.00
1913
2,661,377
1,955,723
73.49
2.83
1914
2,348,441
1,726,906
73.53
2.32
1917
2,470,465
1,934,478
78.30
2.64
1919
2,762,633
1,977,843
71.59
3.47
1922
2,775,650
1,648,108
59.38
4.51
1925
3,270,498
2,988,591
91.38
2.36
1928
2,916,251
2,730,185
93.62
4.90
1929
3,118,030
2,957,547
94.85
2.65
1931
3,460,315
3,287,992
95.02
3.48
1934
3,866,849
3,679,621
95.16
3.43
1937
3,851,206
3,701,822
96.12
2.59
1940
4,202,183
3,983,272
94.79
2.56
1943
4,411,697
4,247,847
96.29
2.89
1946
4,744,017
4,456,994
93.95
2.45
1949
4,913,654
4,714,360
95.94
1.98
1951
4,867,713
4,671,415
95.97
1.90
1954
4,829,546
4,638,944
96.05
1.35
1955
4,779,974
4,540,751
95.00
2.87
1958
5,412,865
5,166,100
95.44
2.87
1961
5,692,364
5,420,548
95.22
2.56
1963
5,860,935
5,609,410
95.71
1.82
1966
6,193,881
5,892,327
95.13
3.10
1969
6,606,873
6,273,611
94.96
2.54
1972
7,074,070
6,747,244
95.38
2.17
1974
7,898,922
7,535,768
95.40
1.92
1975
8,262,413
7,881,873
95.40
1.89
1977
95.08
2.5
1980
94.35
2.4
1983
94.64
2.1
1984
94.17
6.3
1987
10,353,213
94.33
4.9
1990
10,728,435
93.84
3.2
1993
11,384,638
95.75
3.0
1996
11,740,568
11,294,479
95.77
3.2
1998
12,154,050
11,587,365
94.99
3.8
2001
94.85
4.8
2004
94.32
5.2
2007
94.76
4.0
2010
93.22
5.6
2013
93.23
5.9

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Publications.

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