Appendix 1: Electoral division classification

 

 

 

Party status (a)

Division

Region

Socio-economic status (b)

2007 election

2010 election

New South Wales

Banks

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Barton

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Bennelong

Inner Metropolitan

High

Marginal ALP

Marginal LP

Berowra

Outer Metropolitan

High

Safe LP

Safe LP

Blaxland

Inner Metropolitan

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Bradfield

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe LP

Safe LP

Calare

Rural

Low  

Marginal NP

Safe NP

Charlton

Provincial

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Chifley

Outer Metropolitan

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Cook

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

Cowper

Rural

Low  

Marginal NP

Fairly Safe NP

Cunningham

Provincial

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Dobell

Provincial

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Eden-Monaro

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Farrer

Rural

Low  

Safe LP

Safe LP

Fowler

Outer Metropolitan

Low  

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Gilmore

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Grayndler

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Greenway

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal LP

Marginal ALP

Hughes

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Hume

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal LP

Fairly Safe LP

Hunter

Rural

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Kingsford Smith

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Lindsay

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Lyne

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe NP

Safe Ind

Macarthur

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Mackellar

Outer Metropolitan

High

Safe LP

Safe LP

Macquarie

Provincial

High

Marginal ALP

Marginal LP

McMahon

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Mitchell

Outer Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

New England

Rural

Low  

Safe Ind

Safe Ind

Newcastle

Provincial

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

North Sydney

Inner Metropolitan

High

Marginal LP

Safe LP

Page

Rural

Low  

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Parkes

Rural

Low  

Safe NP

Safe NP

Parramatta

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Paterson

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Reid

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Richmond

Rural

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Riverina

Rural

Low  

Safe NP

Safe NP

Robertson

Provincial

Upper Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Shortland

Provincial

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Sydney

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Throsby

Provincial

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Warringah

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

Watson

Inner Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Wentworth

Inner Metropolitan

High

Marginal LP

Safe LP

Werriwa

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

 

 

 

 

Party status (a)

Division

Region

Socio-economic status (b)

2007 election

2010 election

Victoria

 

 

 

 

Aston

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Ballarat

Provincial

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Batman

Inner Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Bendigo

Provincial

Low  

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Bruce

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Calwell

Outer Metropolitan

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Casey

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Chisholm

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Corangamite

Provincial

Upper Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Corio

Provincial

Low  

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Deakin

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Dunkley

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Flinders

Rural

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Gellibrand

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Gippsland

Rural

Low  

Marginal NP

Safe NP

Goldstein

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Gorton

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Higgins

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Holt

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Hotham

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Indi

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Isaacs

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Jagajaga

Outer Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Kooyong

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

La Trobe

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal ALP

Lalor

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Mallee

Rural

Low  

Safe NP

Safe NP

Maribyrnong

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

McEwen

Rural

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal ALP

McMillan

Rural

Low  

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Melbourne

Inner Metropolitan

High

Marginal ALP

Fairly Safe Grn

Melbourne Ports

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Menzies

Outer Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Murray

Rural

Low  

Safe LP

Safe LP

Scullin

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Wannon

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Wills

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

 

Party status (a)

Division

Region

Socio-economic status (b)

2007 election

2010 election

Queensland

 

 

 

 

Blair

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Bonner

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Bowman

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LNQ

Safe LNQ

Brisbane

Inner Metropolitan

High

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Capricornia

Provincial

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Dawson

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Dickson

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal LNQ

Marginal LNQ

Fadden

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

Fairfax

Rural

Upper Middle

Marginal LNQ

Fairly Safe LNQ

Fisher

Rural

Upper Middle

Marginal LNQ

Marginal LNQ

Flynn

Rural

Low  

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Forde

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Griffith

Outer Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Groom

Provincial

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

Herbert

Provincial

Lower Middle

Marginal LNQ

Marginal LNQ

Hinkler

Provincial

Low  

Marginal LNQ

Safe LNQ

Kennedy

Rural

Low  

Safe Ind

Safe Ind

Leichhardt

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Lilley

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Longman

Provincial

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal LNQ

Maranoa

Rural

Low  

Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

McPherson

Provincial

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

Moncrieff

Provincial

Upper Middle

Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

Moreton

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Oxley

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Petrie

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Rankin

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Ryan

Outer Metropolitan

High

Marginal LNQ

Fairly Safe LNQ

Wide Bay

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe LNQ

Safe LNQ

Wright

Rural

Upper Middle

Marginal LNQ

Safe LNQ

Western Australia

Brand

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Canning

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Cowan

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Fairly Safe LP

Curtin

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe LP

Safe LP

Durack

Rural

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

Forrest

Rural

Lower Middle

Marginal LP

Fairly Safe LP

Fremantle

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Hasluck

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal LP

Moore

Outer Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

O'Connor

Rural

Low  

Safe LP

Marginal NP

Pearce

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Perth

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Stirling

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Swan

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Tangney

Inner Metropolitan

High

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

 

Party status (a)

Division

Region

Socio-economic status (b)

2007 election

2010 election

South Australia

 

 

 

 

Adelaide

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Barker

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe LP

Safe LP

Boothby

Outer Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Grey

Rural

Low  

Marginal LP

Safe LP

Hindmarsh

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal ALP

Kingston

Outer Metropolitan

Low  

Marginal ALP

Safe ALP

Makin

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Mayo

Rural

Upper Middle

Fairly Safe LP

Fairly Safe LP

Port Adelaide

Inner Metropolitan

Low  

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Sturt

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal LP

Marginal LP

Wakefield

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Tasmania

Bass

Provincial

Low  

Marginal ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Braddon

Rural

Low  

Marginal ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Denison

Inner Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Safe ALP

Marginal Ind

Franklin

Outer Metropolitan

Lower Middle

Marginal ALP

Safe ALP

Lyons

Rural

Low  

Fairly Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Fairly Safe ALP

Fraser

Inner Metropolitan

High

Safe ALP

Safe ALP

Northern Territory

Lingiari

Rural

Low  

Safe ALP

Marginal ALP

Solomon

Inner Metropolitan

Upper Middle

Marginal ALP

Marginal CLP

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