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Federal Election 21 August 2010

Updated Figures On Australians Enrolled To Vote For 2010 Election

Australian Electoral Commissioner Ed Killesteyn

Victor P Taffa

As a result of the recent High Court Decision (6 August) to extend the period for enrolling to vote in the federal election to 8 pm 26 July 2010, the revised total number enrolled to vote is 14,088,260.

This compares to a previous total of 14,030,528 prior the Decision, representing an increase of 57,732 voters. A further 40,408 voters had their existing enrolment details updated.

Overall, 143,728 net additions to the electoral roll have occurred since the announcement of the 2010 federal election. A net total of 443,187 electors have been added to the roll since the close of rolls for the 2007 federal election, when 13,645,073 were enrolled to vote.

Table: Total enrolled to vote for Federal Election 2010 by State/Territory and by Age

Ages

NSW

VIC

QLD

WA

SA

TAS

ACT

NT

Total

18

62,029

49,524

37,919

18,392

15,064

5,265

4,055

1,225

193,473

19

69,066

54,249

40,950

20,503

16,116

5,744

4,275

1,363

212,266

20-24

356,268

284,157

218,037

112,455

84,474

27,503

23,390

10,968

1,117,252

25-29

358,261

288,397

225,325

112,511

83,080

25,285

25,061

13,652

1,131,572

30-34

363,307

289,141

216,283

108,393

79,338

24,341

23,278

13,167

1,117,248

35-39

420,094

330,158

251,216

122,459

91,632

29,235

24,749

14,129

1,283,672

40-44

406,201

328,524

246,312

125,273

96,035

30,679

23,138

13,439

1,269,601

45-49

438,875

336,452

261,319

132,619

104,514

34,337

23,314

12,811

1,344,241

50-54

425,607

324,798

252,242

130,176

103,850

34,840

22,347

11,740

1,305,600

55-59

391,501

296,746

234,038

120,401

97,437

33,011

20,117

10,151

1,203,402

60-64

368,465

277,418

222,503

109,416

92,902

31,664

18,188

7,710

1,128,266

65-69

282,388

208,264

166,716

79,037

69,268

24,081

11,834

4,645

846,233

70 +

669,166

494,974

346,886

170,542

171,366

52,582

23,913

6,005

1,935,434

Total

4,611,228

3,562,802

2,719,746

1,362,177

1,105,076

358,567

247,659

121,005

14,088,260

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