Electorates by Socioeconomic advantage/disadvantage Census 2001

This index is from the APH library, calculated by Gerard Newman and Andrew Kopras. Read more about it here

On each line is the seat name, state, current margin, AEC Geographic category and socioeconomic index.

Seats at top unsurprisingly metro (either 'i' or 'o'). The bottom is a mixed bag, but every metro seat there is Labor held. You have to go up to Canning, ranked 86, to find a Coalition urban seat.

1 North Sydney (NSW) 13.2 i 1204
2 Bradfield (NSW) 21.2 i 1204
3 Wentworth (NSW) 7.9 i 1182
4 Kooyong (Vic) 10.9 i 1175
5 Higgins (Vic) 8.4 i 1162
6 Warringah (NSW) 12.7 i 1152
7 Curtin (WA) 13.9 i 1150
8 Mitchell (NSW) 21.3 o 1145
9 Melbourne Ports (Vic) 5.7 i 1144
10 Berowra (NSW) 15.7 o 1140
11 Sydney (NSW) 15.0 i 1140
12 Ryan (Qld) 9.5 o 1135
13 Goldstein (Vic) 9.5 i 1127
14 Canberra (ACT) 9.4 i 1123
15 Fraser (ACT) 12.7 i 1121
16 Mackellar (NSW) 16.9 o 1115
17 Bennelong (NSW) 7.7 i 1114
18 Brisbane (Qld) 1.0 i 1103
19 Menzies (Vic) 8.9 o 1101
20 Lowe (NSW) 3.8 i 1095
21 Melbourne (Vic) 19.9 i 1095
22 Hughes (NSW) 10.4 o 1093
23 Tangney (WA) 8.0 i 1086
24 Cook (NSW) 14.0 i 1085
25 Grayndler (NSW) 21.3 i 1082
26 Chisholm (Vic) 2.7 i 1077
27 Jagajaga (Vic) 5.3 o 1076
28 Kingsford Smith (NSW) 8.9 i 1069
29 Moore (WA) 6.0 o 1064
30 Griffith (Qld) 6.2 o 1064
31 Deakin (Vic) 1.6 o 1057
32 Moreton (Qld) 2.6 i 1055
33 Aston (Vic) 6.0 o 1055
34 Boothby (SA) 7.4 o 1054
35 Adelaide (SA) 0.6 i 1053
36 Solomon (NT) 0.1 i 1052
37 Sturt (SA) 8.5 i 1052
38 Parramatta (NSW) 1.2 i 1052
39 Macquarie (NSW) 8.7 o 1043
40 Barton (NSW) 6.0 i 1038
41 Mayo (SA) 14.3 r 1035
42 Dickson (Qld) 6.0 o 1029
43 Cunningham (NSW) 10.7 p 1029
44 La Trobe (Vic) 3.7 o 1028
45 Lilley (Qld) 4.6 i 1021
46 Casey (Vic) 7.2 o 1020
47 Banks (NSW) 2.9 i 1020
48 Swan (WA) 2.0 i 1018
49 Bruce (Vic) 6.5 o 1017
50 Greenway (NSW) 3.1 o 1016
51 Perth (WA) 11.2 i 1015
52 Lindsay (NSW) 5.5 o 1014
53 Fremantle (WA) 10.7 i 1008
54 Denison (Tas) 14.3 i 1008
55 Stirling (WA) 1.6 i 1005
56 Corangamite (Vic) 5.4 p 1004
57 Wills (Vic) 20.6 i 1004
58 Dunkley (Vic) 5.2 o 1003
59 Robertson (NSW) 7.0 p 1002
60 Bowman (Qld) 3.1 o 1002
61 Cowan (WA) 5.5 o 1002
62 Hindmarsh (SA) 1.0 i 1000
63 Hotham (Vic) 11.0 o 1000
64 Isaacs (Vic) 6.6 o 999
65 Petrie (Qld) 3.5 o 997
66 Fadden (Qld) 13.1 o 997
67 Macarthur (NSW) 7.0 o 997
68 Moncrieff (Qld) 16.3 p 994
69 Herbert (Qld) 1.5 p 993
70 McEwen (Vic) 2.2 r 991
71 Burke (Vic) 0.0 r 991
72 Leichhardt (Qld) 6.4 r 990
73 Newcastle (NSW) 6.9 p 990
74 Kalgoorlie (WA) 4.3 r 989
75 Batman (Vic) 25.1 i 989

76 Hume (NSW) 9.8 r 988
77 Lingiari (NT) 5.3 r 987
78 Eden-Monaro (NSW) 1.7 r 986
79 Makin (SA) 3.7 o 985
80 McPherson (Qld) 12.2 p 985
81 Watson (NSW) 17.3 i 985
82 Pearce (WA) 6.9 p 984
83 Werriwa (NSW) 8.5 o 979
84 Lalor (Vic) 12.1 o 979
85 Dobell (NSW) 0.4 p 977
86 Canning (WA) 0.4 o 976
87 Flinders (Vic) 7.4 r 973
88 Hasluck (WA) 1.8 o 973
89 Groom (Qld) 15.1 p 972
90 Prospect (NSW) 12.8 o 971
91 Gellibrand (Vic) 20.4 i 970
92 Charlton (NSW) 6.7 p 969
93 Calwell (Vic) 15.1 o 968
94 Fisher (Qld) 11.8 p 967
95 Franklin (Tas) 8.0 o 967
96 Scullin (Vic) 20.3 o 967
97 Indi (Vic) 10.7 r 965
98 Capricornia (Qld) 5.5 p 965
99 Ballarat (Vic) 3.2 p 963
100 Calare (NSW) 1.7 r 963
101 Gilmore (NSW) 14.6 r 961
102 Maribyrnong (Vic) 15.4 o 960
103 Riverina (NSW) 19.9 r 959
104 Forrest (WA) 7.6 r 958
105 Farrer (NSW) 16.4 r 956
106 Forde (Qld) 7.0 r 953
107 Wannon (Vic) 9.2 r 952
108 McMillan (Vic) 2.9 r 951
109 Blaxland (NSW) 15.2 i 951
110 Fairfax (Qld) 9.2 r 950
111 New England (NSW) 13.8 r 950
112 Corio (Vic) 8.5 p 949
113 Reid (NSW) 16.9 i 949
114 Richmond (NSW) 1.7 r 948
115 Bendigo (Vic) 3.6 p 948
116 Shortland (NSW) 8.8 p 948
117 Dawson (Qld) 8.0 r 947
118 Bass (Tas) 2.1 p 947
119 Rankin (Qld) 2.4 o 947
120 Gippsland (Vic) 2.6 r 946
121 O'Connor (WA) 19.1 r 946
122 Kingston (SA) 1.3 o 946
123 Murray (Vic) 21.9 r 944
124 Mallee (Vic) 20.9 r 943
125 Hunter (NSW) 10.9 r 943
126 Holt (Vic) 7.9 o 942
127 Parkes (NSW) 8.7 r 940
128 Kennedy (Qld) 8.5 r 939
129 Maranoa (Qld) 15.4 r 939
130 Paterson (NSW) 1.4 r 938
131 Port Adelaide (SA) 16.0 i 936
132 Wakefield (SA) 1.3 o 935
133 Oxley (Qld) 8.0 o 935
134 Brand (WA) 10.1 p 933
135 Chifley (NSW) 15.3 o 933
136 Throsby (NSW) 15.1 p 933
137 Blair (Qld) 6.6 r 932
138 Gwydir (NSW) 14.9 r 929
139 Longman (Qld) 2.5 r 928
140 Grey (SA) 10.6 r 927
141 Hinkler (Qld) 2.2 r 925
142 Lyne (NSW) 11.2 r 925
143 Page (NSW) 2.8 r 923
144 Barker (SA) 16.6 r 923
145 Cowper (NSW) 4.7 r 922
146 Braddon (Tas) 6.0 r 908
147 Lyons (Tas) 8.2 r 908
148 Wide Bay (Qld) 9.9 r 906
149 Fowler (NSW) 21.5 o 891
150 Bonython (SA) 0.0 o 882