State election statistics

Election statistics for State elections held across Victoria including state-wide demographics, voter participation, rates of informal voting and numbers of candidates.

State-wide demographics

At the 2016 Census, Victoria had the following characteristics:

Age - median: 37 years
Income - median weekly household income: $1,419
Birthplace - percentage born outside Australia: 35.1%
Mobility - percentage changing address since 2011 census: 45.14%
Unemployment - rate: 6.6%

State election results

Voter participation rates at State elections since 1999:

Election Lower House Upper House
2018 election 90.16% 90.14%
2014 election 93.02% 93.01%
2010 election 92.96% 92.93%
2006 election 92.73% 92.73%
2002 election 93.15% 93.12%
1999 election 92.38% 92.38%

Rates of informal voting at State elections since 1999:

Election Lower House Upper House
2018 election 5.83% 3.96%
2014 election 5.22% 3.43%
2010 election 4.96% 3.38%
2006 election 4.56% 4.28%
2002 election 3.42% 3.67%
1999 election 3.02% 3.37%

Numbers of candidates at State elections since 1999:

 Election Candidates
2018 election 887
2014 election 896
2010 election 711
2006 election 707
2002 election 477
1999 election 406
1996 election 421
1992 election 444