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Socioeconomic Breakdown Of House Electorates

The influence of socioeconomic conditions on voting behaviour is difficult to dispute, considering the relationship between socioeconomic statistics and results in federal elections.

A paper produced in 2001 by Gerard Newman and Andrew Kopras of the Statistics Group in the Federal Parliamentary Library matches census data with election results. The data has been adapted to the new electoral boundaries that will be used in the 2001 election. [Read more…]