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Part 3 - Elections - Selected election statistics

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Selected election statistics

1996

1998

2001

2004

2007

2010

Enrolment

11 740 568

12 154 050

12 708 837

13 098 461

13 646 539

14 086 869

Senate:

Total votes

11 294 479

11 587 365

12 098 490

12 420 019

12 987 814

13 217 393

Turnout (%)

96.2

95.3

95.2

94.8

95.2

93.8

Informal (%)

3.5

3.2

3.9

3.8

2.5

3.7

House of Representatives:

Total votes

11 244 017

11 545 201

12 054 665

12 354 983

12 930 814

13 131 667

Turnout (%)

95.8

95.0

94.9

94.3

94.8

93.2

Informal (%)

3.2

3.8

4.8

5.2

4.0

5.6

Election costs:

Running cost ($m)

59.252

62.788

67.271

75.339

114.073

108.179

Public funding ($m)

32.155

33.921

38.559

41.926

49.003

53.163

Total cost ($m)

91.407

96.709

105.830

117.265

163.076

161.343

Cost per elector:

Without public

5.05

5.17

5.29

5.75

8.36

7.68

With public funding

7.79

7.96

8.33

8.95

11.95

11.45