Index of Relative Socioeconomic Advantage

Ranking By Electorate

2000 Electoral Boundaries
1996 Census of Population and Housing

Rank

Electoral Division

Party

Index

Rank

Electoral Division

Party

Index

1

Fowler (NSW)

ALP

892.4

76

Charlton (NSW)

ALP

987.5

2

Bonython (SA)

ALP

893.3

77

Hotham (Vic)

ALP

987.7

3

Chifley (NSW)

ALP

901.4

78

Lindsay (NSW)

LIB

988.0

4

Reid (NSW)

ALP

924.8

79

Forde (Qld)

LIB

989.5

5

Oxley (Qld)

ALP

927.7

80

Grayndler (NSW)

ALP

990.7

6

Lingiari (NT)

CLP

937.6

81

Robertson (NSW)

LIB

993.2

7

Maranoa (Qld)

NP

938.6

82

Swan (WA)

ALP

994.7

8

Throsby (NSW)

ALP

938.9

83

Bendigo (Vic)

ALP

995.7

9

Grey (SA)

LIB

939.5

84

Flinders (Vic)

LIB

996.1

10

Port Adelaide (SA)

ALP

939.5

85

Kingsford Smith (NSW)

ALP

996.8

11

Holt (Vic)

ALP

939.7

86

Lilley (Qld)

ALP

997.3

12

Blaxland (NSW)

ALP

942.0

87

Hasluck (WA)

ALP

997.9

13

Kingston (SA)

ALP

942.1

88

Bowman (Qld)

ALP

999.5

14

Werriwa (NSW)

ALP

943.0

89

Perth (WA)

ALP

999.5

15

Gellibrand (Vic)

ALP

945.3

90

Ballarat (Vic)

LIB

999.9

16

Watson (NSW)

ALP

945.5

91

Franklin (Tas)

ALP

1000.0

17

Rankin (Qld)

ALP

946.7

92

Petrie (Qld)

LIB

1001.6

18

Gwydir (NSW)

NP

947.3

93

Dunkley (Vic)

LIB

1003.1

19

Barker (SA)

LIB

950.1

94

Banks (NSW)

ALP

1004.0

20

Wide Bay (Qld)

NP

950.2

95

Eden-Monaro (NSW)

LIB

1004.3

21

Leichhardt (Qld)

LIB

950.4

96

Gilmore (NSW)

LIB

1004.3

22

Kennedy (Qld)

NP

953.8

97

Burke (Vic)

ALP

1004.3

23

Hinkler (Qld)

NP

954.0

98

Barton (NSW)

ALP

1005.0

24

Dawson (Qld)

NP

954.0

99

Fremantle (WA)

ALP

1005.5

25

Kalgoorlie (WA)

LIB

956.2

100

Parramatta (NSW)

ALP

1008.0

26

O'Connor (WA)

LIB

957.1

101

Stirling (WA)

ALP

1009.7

27

Parkes (NSW)

NP

958.3

102

Denison (Tas)

ALP

1010.1

28

Mallee (Vic)

NP

958.6

103

Hume (NSW)

LIB

1010.4

29

Murray (Vic)

LIB

959.2

104

Canning (WA)

ALP

1011.9

30

Corio (Vic)

ALP

959.9

105

Fadden (Qld)

LIB

1013.7

31

Lalor (Vic)

ALP

960.0

106

Cunningham (NSW)

ALP

1015.0

32

Batman (Vic)

ALP

961.2

107

Casey (Vic)

LIB

1016.9

33

Braddon (Tas)

ALP

961.7

108

Melbourne (Vic)

ALP

1018.6

34

Calwell (Vic)

ALP

963.6

109

McEwen (Vic)

LIB

1018.8

35

Farrer (NSW)

NP

964.0

110

Dickson (Qld)

ALP

1022.5

36

Capricornia (Qld)

ALP

965.2

111

La Trobe (Vic)

LIB

1022.6

37

Herbert (Qld)

LIB

967.5

112

Corangamite (Vic)

LIB

1026.4

38

Wannon (Vic)

LIB

967.6

113

Pearce (WA)

LIB

1026.7

39

Riverina (NSW)

NP

968.2

114

Cowan (WA)

ALP

1029.6

40

Prospect (NSW)

ALP

968.7

115

Adelaide (SA)

LIB

1029.7

41

Isaacs (Vic)

ALP

969.1

116

Sydney (NSW)

ALP

1032.0

42

Macarthur (NSW)

ALP

970.5

117

Griffith (Qld)

ALP

1036.8

43

Lyne (NSW)

NP

971.3

118

Bruce (Vic)

ALP

1038.3

44

Shortland (NSW)

ALP

971.3

119

Deakin (Vic)

LIB

1042.2

45

Hunter (NSW)

ALP

972.3

120

Macquarie (NSW)

LIB

1042.8

46

Brand (WA)

ALP

973.3

121

Brisbane (Qld)

ALP

1043.1

47

Paterson (NSW)

LIB

974.0

122

Sturt (SA)

LIB

1044.9

48

Moncrieff (Qld)

LIB

974.6

123

Moreton (Qld)

LIB

1048.5

49

Solomon (NT)

ALP

975.0

124

Lowe (NSW)

ALP

1052.8

50

Scullin (Vic)

ALP

975.4

125

Aston (Vic)

LIB

1055.4

51

Bass (Tas)

ALP

975.5

126

Boothby (SA)

LIB

1057.0

52

Greenway (NSW)

ALP

976.5

127

Chisholm (Vic)

ALP

1060.5

53

Page (NSW)

NP

976.9

128

Mayo (SA)

LIB

1061.1

54

Makin (SA)

LIB

978.0

129

Jagajaga (Vic)

ALP

1065.6

55

New England (NSW)

NP

978.4

130

Melbourne Ports (Vic)

ALP

1068.5

56

McPherson (Qld)

LIB

978.4

131

Cook (NSW)

LIB

1070.8

57

Wills (Vic)

ALP

978.7

132

Hughes (NSW)

LIB

1075.7

58

Maribyrnong (Vic)

ALP

979.2

133

Moore (WA)

LIB

1077.2

59

Lyons (Tas)

ALP

979.5

134

Bennelong (NSW)

LIB

1078.5

60

Wakefield (SA)

LIB

979.8

135

Fraser (ACT)

ALP

1091.6

61

Cowper (NSW)

NP

980.6

136

Canberra (ACT)

ALP

1097.5

62

Calare (NSW)

IND

981.7

137

Mackellar (NSW)

LIB

1102.8

63

Forrest (WA)

LIB

982.2

138

Wentworth (NSW)

LIB

1105.7

64

Fisher (Qld)

LIB

982.4

139

Warringah (NSW)

LIB

1108.8

65

Richmond (NSW)

NP

983.4

140

Goldstein (Vic)

LIB

1111.3

66

Indi (Vic)

LIB

983.4

141

Tangney (WA)

LIB

1116.6

67

McMillan (Vic)

ALP

983.6

142

Higgins (Vic)

LIB

1123.6

68

Newcastle (NSW)

ALP

983.7

143

Berowra (NSW)

LIB

1145.2

69

Dobell (NSW)

ALP

983.8

144

Menzies (Vic)

LIB

1145.2

70

Blair (Qld)

LIB

983.9

145

Curtin (WA)

LIB

1147.5

71

Hindmarsh (SA)

LIB

984.1

146

Ryan (Qld)

LIB

1151.0

72

Groom (Qld)

LIB

984.5

147

North Sydney (NSW)

LIB

1152.9

73

Longman (Qld)

LIB

985.7

148

Kooyong (Vic)

LIB

1168.2

74

Gippsland (Vic)

NP

985.9

149

Mitchell (NSW)

LIB

1178.5

75

Fairfax (Qld)

LIB

986.5

150

Bradfield (NSW)

LIB

1246.7

Source: Current Issues Brief 13 - 2000-01, Gerard Newman and Andrew Kopras, Statistics Group, Parliamentary Library, April 3, 2001