FEDERAL ELECTION BY NUMBERS
* 1203 candidates for 151 seats in the House of Representatives
* 421 Senate candidates for 40 seats up for election
* 966 men, 648 women, 10 'other' running as candidates
* Chisholm in Victoria has the most candidates (12)
* 8000 voting venues nationally
* 105,000 temporary election workers
* 17,228,900 voters enrolled, or 96.8 per cent of eligible Australians
* NSW has the most voters (5.47 million), followed by Victoria (4.34 million), Queensland (3.5 million), WA (1.77 million), SA (1.27 million), Tasmania (402,000), ACT (314,000) and NT (146,000)
* 564,240 eligible Australians are not enrolled to vote.
(SOURCE: Australian Electoral Commission)
Australian Associated Press
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