Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage

Ranking of Electorates

2000 Electoral Boundaries
1996 Census of Population and Housing

Rank

Electoral Division

Party

Index

Rank

Electoral Division

Party

Index

1

Fowler (NSW)

ALP

861.8

76

Riverina (NSW)

NP

991.7

2

Bonython (SA)

ALP

884.7

77

Herbert (Qld)

LIB

991.9

3

Lingiari (NT)

CLP

909.9

78

Prospect (NSW)

ALP

992.0

4

Gellibrand (Vic)

ALP

914.4

79

Hasluck (WA)

ALP

995.6

5

Port Adelaide (SA)

ALP

918.0

80

Groom (Qld)

LIB

995.8

6

Chifley (NSW)

ALP

920.6

81

Petrie (Qld)

LIB

996.0

7

Wide Bay (Qld)

NP

923.9

82

Hotham (Vic)

ALP

996.0

8

Oxley (Qld)

ALP

933.9

83

Flinders (Vic)

LIB

996.1

9

Throsby (NSW)

ALP

936.3

84

Wannon (Vic)

LIB

997.2

10

Reid (NSW)

ALP

937.4

85

Lalor (Vic)

ALP

998.4

11

Brand (WA)

ALP

940.5

86

Scullin (Vic)

ALP

1000.0

12

Grey (SA)

LIB

942.4

87

Robertson (NSW)

LIB

1000.3

13

Hinkler (Qld)

NP

944.0

88

Lilley (Qld)

ALP

1001.3

14

Braddon (Tas)

ALP

945.3

89

Indi (Vic)

LIB

1002.5

15

Batman (Vic)

ALP

945.6

90

Grayndler (NSW)

ALP

1002.8

16

Blaxland (NSW)

ALP

946.1

91

Greenway (NSW)

ALP

1003.8

17

Cowper (NSW)

NP

946.1

92

Banks (NSW)

ALP

1007.7

18

Lyne (NSW)

NP

947.1

93

Bowman (Qld)

ALP

1007.8

19

Gwydir (NSW)

NP

948.4

94

Eden-Monaro (NSW)

LIB

1008.1

20

Longman (Qld)

LIB

951.6

95

Cunningham (NSW)

ALP

1009.8

21

Shortland (NSW)

ALP

953.9

96

Pearce (WA)

LIB

1010.1

22

Lyons (Tas)

ALP

955.9

97

Hume (NSW)

LIB

1012.8

23

Page (NSW)

NP

955.9

98

Adelaide (SA)

LIB

1013.6

24

Hunter (NSW)

ALP

959.3

99

Isaacs (Vic)

ALP

1014.1

25

Blair (Qld)

LIB

959.6

100

Denison (Tas)

ALP

1014.7

26

Kennedy (Qld)

NP

959.9

101

Sydney (NSW)

ALP

1015.1

27

Richmond (NSW)

NP

961.3

102

Kingsford Smith (NSW)

ALP

1015.2

28

Corio (Vic)

ALP

961.7

103

Dunkley (Vic)

LIB

1015.4

29

Rankin (Qld)

ALP

961.8

104

Makin (SA)

LIB

1018.4

30

Parkes (NSW)

NP

962.7

105

Barton (NSW)

ALP

1019.3

31

Barker (SA)

LIB

962.8

106

Lindsay (NSW)

LIB

1019.4

32

Maranoa (Qld)

NP

965.2

107

Fadden (Qld)

LIB

1020.1

33

Paterson (NSW)

LIB

965.8

108

Parramatta (NSW)

ALP

1020.2

34

Werriwa (NSW)

ALP

966.0

109

Bruce (Vic)

ALP

1022.9

35

Fairfax (Qld)

LIB

966.3

110

Cowan (WA)

ALP

1023.8

36

Kalgoorlie (WA)

LIB

966.4

111

Solomon (NT)

ALP

1025.8

37

Newcastle (NSW)

ALP

968.2

112

Burke (Vic)

ALP

1026.8

38

Bass (Tas)

ALP

969.2

113

McEwen (Vic)

LIB

1030.3

39

Wakefield (SA)

LIB

969.2

114

Sturt (SA)

LIB

1032.3

40

Holt (Vic)

ALP

969.9

115

Corangamite (Vic)

LIB

1032.7

41

Fisher (Qld)

LIB

971.8

116

Griffith (Qld)

ALP

1035.2

42

Wills (Vic)

ALP

972.9

117

Moreton (Qld)

LIB

1036.9

43

Watson (NSW)

ALP

973.5

118

Brisbane (Qld)

ALP

1040.1

44

Capricornia (Qld)

ALP

973.7

119

Dickson (Qld)

ALP

1045.3

45

Maribyrnong (Vic)

ALP

975.2

120

Lowe (NSW)

ALP

1051.5

46

Forde (Qld)

LIB

975.5

121

Macquarie (NSW)

LIB

1052.0

47

Dawson (Qld)

NP

975.9

122

Boothby (SA)

LIB

1053.7

48

Kingston (SA)

ALP

978.1

123

Chisholm (Vic)

ALP

1054.0

49

Forrest (WA)

LIB

978.3

124

Deakin (Vic)

LIB

1055.2

50

Bendigo (Vic)

ALP

979.1

125

Casey (Vic)

LIB

1055.3

51

Calwell (Vic)

ALP

979.7

126

La Trobe (Vic)

LIB

1058.7

52

McPherson (Qld)

LIB

979.8

127

Mayo (SA)

LIB

1060.2

53

Melbourne (Vic)

ALP

980.1

128

Melbourne Ports (Vic)

ALP

1067.8

54

Gilmore (NSW)

LIB

980.3

129

Jagajaga (Vic)

ALP

1068.8

55

O'Connor (WA)

LIB

982.6

130

Moore (WA)

LIB

1072.2

56

Leichhardt (Qld)

LIB

983.0

131

Cook (NSW)

LIB

1073.9

57

McMillan (Vic)

ALP

983.5

132

Aston (Vic)

LIB

1074.3

58

New England (NSW)

NP

983.8

133

Fraser (ACT)

ALP

1078.7

59

Franklin (Tas)

ALP

984.2

134

Tangney (WA)

LIB

1081.9

60

Fremantle (WA)

ALP

984.4

135

Bennelong (NSW)

LIB

1086.3

61

Dobell (NSW)

ALP

985.9

136

Hughes (NSW)

LIB

1095.2

62

Swan (WA)

ALP

986.2

137

Goldstein (Vic)

LIB

1097.6

63

Calare (NSW)

IND

986.6

138

Menzies (Vic)

LIB

1099.8

64

Charlton (NSW)

ALP

986.7

139

Canberra (ACT)

ALP

1102.5

65

Ballarat (Vic)

LIB

988.3

140

Curtin (WA)

LIB

1102.6

66

Gippsland (Vic)

NP

989.2

141

Higgins (Vic)

LIB

1104.6

67

Stirling (WA)

ALP

989.4

142

Mackellar (NSW)

LIB

1105.2

68

Mallee (Vic)

NP

989.8

143

Wentworth (NSW)

LIB

1108.0

69

Macarthur (NSW)

ALP

989.9

144

Warringah (NSW)

LIB

1108.7

70

Hindmarsh (SA)

LIB

989.9

145

Ryan (Qld)

LIB

1114.0

71

Moncrieff (Qld)

LIB

990.0

146

Berowra (NSW)

LIB

1124.2

72

Farrer (NSW)

NP

990.6

147

Mitchell (NSW)

LIB

1129.4

73

Murray (Vic)

LIB

991.2

148

Kooyong (Vic)

LIB

1135.1

74

Canning (WA)

ALP

991.5

149

North Sydney (NSW)

LIB

1135.8

75

Perth (WA)

ALP

991.6

150

Bradfield (NSW)

LIB

1163.5

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