Electorate State Seat type Status Swing to change hands Median Household Income $ per week Ranking from 1 to 150 % paying off home Ranking Median household income for those paying off their homes $ per week Ranking Median home loan repayment $ per month Ranking Mortgage burden -- median repayment divided by median income for home borrowers Ranking McMansions % of housing stock that is four bedrooms or more Ranking
Banks NSW Inner metro ALP/marg 3.3 873 72 29.8 93 1688 44 1733 22 23.7% 10 24.4% 90
Barton NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 7.6 953 51 26.4 126 1729 40 1842 14 24.6% 6 17.2% 132
Bennelong NSW Inner metro Lib/marg 4 1076 27 28.0 108 2151 18 1900 13 20.4% 42 24.4% 89
Berowra NSW Outer metro Lib/safe 14.1 1406 4 40.6 22 2385 11 2000 8 19.4% 59 50.1% 5
Blaxland NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 15.3 642 137 27.6 110 1216 139 1500 45 28.5% 1 19.8% 119
Bradfield NSW Inner metro Lib/safe 17.5 1451 3 30.4 89 2791 2 2300 3 19.0% 66 39.8% 18
Calare NSW Rural *Nat/safe 11.7 654 133 27.6 111 1338 119 1053 123 18.2% 92 30.6% 49
Charlton NSW Provincial ALP/safe 8.4 795 95 36.0 39 1514 81 1300 75 19.8% 51 28.2% 62
Chifley NSW Outer metro ALP/safe 12.1 836 85 36.1 37 1487 88 1560 33 24.2% 7 25.4% 80
Cook NSW Inner metro Lib/safe 13.7 1103 20 31.4 76 2126 21 2000 10 21.7% 26 26.3% 71
Cowper NSW Rural Nat/safeish 6.5 586 150 26.2 132 1151 149 1083 121 21.7% 25 24.8% 86
Cunningham NSW Provincial ALP/safe 11.7 824 87 27.9 109 1812 34 1560 32 19.9% 48 23.0% 100
Dobell NSW Provincial Lib/marg 4.8 731 116 33.1 60 1518 80 1517 40 23.1% 14 32.7% 35
Eden-Monaro NSW Rural Lib/marg 3.3 755 109 29.5 98 1485 89 1200 103 18.6% 74 27.9% 65
Farrer NSW Rural Lib/safe 15.7 664 132 29.7 95 1296 124 975 137 17.4% 113 24.8% 85
Fowler NSW Outer metro ALP/safe 13.5 826 86 37.3 32 1417 102 1600 30 26.1% 4 40.7% 15
Gilmore NSW Rural Lib/safe 9.5 613 147 26.0 135 1279 125 1213 99 21.9% 23 29.8% 52
Grayndler NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 21.3 1062 30 26.0 136 2234 15 1950 12 20.1% 46 11.0% 147
Greenway NSW Outer metro Lib/safe 11 1127 16 44.5 14 1765 38 1813 17 23.7% 9 42.9% 12
Hughes NSW Outer metro Lib/safe 8.8 1167 12 40.0 23 1930 25 1753 18 21.0% 36 37.1% 21
Hume NSW Rural Lib/safe 13.1 792 97 32.8 65 1510 83 1300 76 19.9% 49 35.4% 26
Hunter NSW Rural ALP/safe 11 787 99 33.1 58 1617 62 1300 70 18.6% 76 29.1% 55
Kingsford Smith NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 8.7 1001 43 21.3 146 2086 23 2000 11 22.1% 20 14.3% 140
Lindsay NSW Outer metro Lib/marg 2.9 1016 38 39.4 25 1644 56 1570 31 22.0% 21 31.7% 42
Lowe NSW Inner metro ALP/marg 3.2 1092 24 25.7 137 2136 20 2000 9 21.6% 30 18.8% 122
Lyne NSW Rural Nat/safe 14 606 149 26.2 130 1228 137 1153 109 21.7% 29 26.0% 74
Macarthur NSW Rural Lib/safe 11.1 1066 28 44.7 13 1687 45 1688 25 23.1% 13 43.1% 10
Mackellar NSW Outer metro Lib/safe 15.8 1168 11 33.6 54 2300 12 2167 6 21.7% 24 32.9% 34
Macquarie NSW Outer metro *ALP/marg 0.5 869 73 34.9 44 1678 46 1343 57 18.5% 79 31.5% 44
Mitchell NSW Outer metro Lib/safe 20.7 1504 2 46.0 6 2278 13 2059 7 20.9% 37 60.5% 1
New England NSW Rural Ind/safe 13.5 638 138 27.4 115 1245 134 984 136 18.2% 87 28.8% 57
Newcastle NSW Provincial ALP/safe 9.1 738 113 27.4 113 1636 58 1300 69 18.3% 85 16.5% 135
North Sydney NSW Inner metro Lib/safe 10.1 1545 1 24.2 143 2823 1 2305 2 18.8% 72 15.4% 137
Page NSW Rural Nat/safeish 5.5 615 145 26.5 124 1177 146 1038 128 20.4% 43 24.8% 84
Parkes NSW Rural Nat/safe 17.6 635 142 26.1 133 1314 122 1040 127 18.3% 86 29.9% 51
Parramatta NSW Inner metro *Lib/marg 0.9 1007 40 31.4 77 1751 39 1731 23 22.8% 16 23.8% 93
Paterson NSW Rural Lib/safeish 6.3 654 134 28.1 107 1402 106 1300 80 21.4% 33 29.6% 53
Prospect NSW Outer metro ALP/safe 6.4 929 59 35.7 40 1553 71 1600 29 23.8% 8 32.6% 37
Reid NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 12 758 108 24.4 142 1339 118 1625 28 28.0% 2 14.4% 139
Richmond NSW Rural ALP/marg 1.5 629 144 26.4 128 1279 126 1257 90 22.7% 19 23.6% 95
Riverina NSW Rural Nat/safe 20.7 730 117 29.8 94 1359 114 1083 119 18.4% 84 31.0% 45
Robertson NSW Provincial Lib/safeish 6.9 764 107 30.2 92 1638 57 1517 38 21.4% 34 27.2% 67
Shortland NSW Provincial ALP/safe 9.3 675 130 30.7 85 1551 73 1300 73 19.3% 60 26.1% 73
Sydney NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 17.1 1144 14 19.2 149 2596 7 2167 5 19.3% 63 5.8% 150
Throsby NSW Provincial ALP/safe 13.9 748 110 32.1 69 1549 74 1456 47 21.7% 27 28.8% 58
Warringah NSW Inner metro Lib/safe 11.3 1398 5 28.4 105 2662 4 2266 4 19.6% 55 26.7% 69
Watson NSW Inner metro ALP/safe 14.6 735 115 24.8 141 1403 105 1625 27 26.7% 3 15.9% 136
Wentworth NSW Inner metro Lib/marg 2.5 1262 7 18.7 150 2741 3 2383 1 20.1% 47 11.6% 146
Werriwa NSW Outer metro ALP/safe 7 969 47 41.6 20 1557 70 1668 26 24.7% 5 35.1% 27
Aston Vic Outer metro Lib/safe 13.2 1102 21 44.7 11 1659 53 1300 67 18.1% 95 40.3% 16
Ballarat Vic Provincial ALP/marg 2.3 737 114 34.6 46 1332 120 1062 122 18.4% 83 23.3% 99
Batman Vic Provincial ALP/safe 21.4 767 105 25.1 139 1609 63 1365 54 19.6% 56 12.5% 145
Bendigo Vic Provincial ALP/marg 1 668 131 32.7 66 1223 138 953 139 18.0% 100 21.9% 111
Bruce Vic Outer metro ALP/marg 3.5 805 94 29.1 100 1474 92 1200 104 18.8% 73 28.5% 59
Calwell Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 8.2 880 69 45.4 7 1298 123 1300 86 23.1% 12 28.8% 56
Casey Vic Outer metro Lib/safe 11.4 1008 39 44.7 12 1512 82 1243 94 19.0% 67 31.8% 41
Chisholm Vic Inner metro ALP/marg 2.7 946 54 27.5 112 1871 30 1500 42 18.5% 77 22.9% 102
Corangamite Vic Provincial Lib/safeish 5.4 807 93 33.2 57 1435 99 1127 110 18.1% 93 25.1% 82
Corio Vic Provincial ALP/safe 5.7 717 121 32.4 67 1386 111 1083 118 18.0% 97 18.4% 125
Deakin Vic Outer metro Lib/marg 5 943 56 33.5 56 1671 47 1300 63 18.0% 101 22.5% 106
Dunkley Vic Outer metro Lib/safe 9.4 812 91 36.6 36 1497 85 1200 102 18.5% 78 26.0% 75
Flinders Vic Rural Lib/safe 11.2 720 120 33.9 50 1354 116 1200 105 20.5% 41 25.0% 83
Gellibrand Vic Inner metro ALP/safe 15 844 83 30.2 91 1620 60 1367 53 19.5% 57 13.3% 143
Gippsland Vic Rural Nat/safe 7.8 645 135 30.8 84 1254 133 882 142 16.2% 133 22.8% 103
Goldstein Vic Inner metro Lib/safe 10.1 1104 19 30.9 83 2404 9 1733 20 16.6% 127 23.5% 96
Gorton Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 14.9 948 53 44.8 10 1365 113 1300 84 22.0% 22 30.9% 46
Higgins Vic Inner metro Lib/safe 8.8 1143 15 24.1 144 2627 6 1820 16 16.0% 139 17.3% 131
Holt Vic Outer metro ALP/marg 1.6 977 46 52.5 1 1321 121 1300 85 22.7% 18 34.0% 31
Hotham Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 7.5 862 75 30.9 82 1581 65 1354 55 19.8% 52 19.7% 120
Indi Vic Rural Lib/safe 16.3 723 119 31.6 74 1276 127 1018 129 18.4% 81 24.7% 87
Isaacs Vic Outer metro ALP/marg 1.5 878 70 37.9 29 1475 91 1300 77 20.3% 44 22.3% 109
Jagajaga Vic Outer metro ALP/marg 4.5 1051 33 34.7 45 1825 32 1387 49 17.5% 108 26.1% 72
Kooyong Vic Inner metro Lib/safe 9.6 1192 10 27.4 114 2655 5 1822 15 15.8% 143 27.0% 68
La Trobe Vic Outer metro Lib/safeish 5.9 1035 36 47.7 4 1526 78 1300 74 19.7% 54 32.7% 36
Lalor Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 8.8 1003 42 48.1 3 1432 100 1257 89 20.3% 45 30.0% 50
Mallee Vic Rural Nat/safe 24.8 637 140 28.4 106 1173 147 867 147 17.1% 117 22.7% 105
Maribyrnong Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 9.5 791 98 26.8 119 1568 68 1300 71 19.1% 65 18.7% 123
McEwen Vic Rural Lib/safeish 6.5 964 49 45.3 8 1452 95 1300 78 20.7% 40 33.1% 33
McMillan Vic Rural Lib/marg 5 684 126 33.7 51 1260 130 1018 130 18.6% 75 24.3% 91
Melbourne Vic Inner metro ALP/safe 21.2 951 52 19.4 148 2237 14 1700 24 17.5% 109 7.0% 149
Melbourne Ports Vic Inner metro ALP/marg 3.8 1102 22 21.2 147 2399 10 1733 21 16.7% 125 8.6% 148
Menzies Vic Outer metro Lib/safe 10.7 1092 25 33.7 52 1896 27 1517 37 18.5% 80 43.1% 9
Murray Vic Rural Lib/safe 24.1 680 127 31.6 75 1235 135 1013 131 18.9% 69 23.0% 101
Scullin Vic Outer metro ALP/safe 14.8 912 63 37.3 33 1390 110 1300 82 21.6% 31 27.7% 66
Wannon Vic Rural Lib/safe 12.4 693 124 28.7 102 1235 136 867 144 16.2% 135 23.4% 98
Wills Vic Inner metro ALP/safe 17 794 96 26.8 120 1573 67 1354 56 19.9% 50 13.6% 142
Blair Qld Rural Lib/safeish 5.7 808 92 35.1 42 1358 115 1083 120 18.4% 82 28.4% 60
Bonner Qld Outer metro Lib/marg 0.6 1041 35 33.1 62 1814 33 1430 48 18.2% 90 34.4% 30
Bowman Qld Outer metro Lib/safe 8.9 1007 41 38.0 28 1658 54 1387 51 19.3% 62 42.0% 13
Brisbane Qld Inner metro ALP/marg 4 1101 23 26.4 127 2148 19 1550 34 16.7% 126 18.3% 127
Capricornia Qld Provincial ALP/marg 4.4 823 88 28.6 103 1542 75 1083 114 16.2% 134 25.6% 79
Dawson Qld Rural Nat/safe 10 893 66 30.9 81 1627 59 1213 96 17.2% 115 24.6% 88
Dickson Qld Outer metro Lib/safe 9 1109 18 46.7 5 1666 49 1300 64 18.0% 98 42.9% 11
Fadden Qld Outer metro Lib/safe 15.6 942 57 33.7 53 1536 76 1517 39 22.8% 17 34.6% 29
Fairfax Qld Rural Lib/safe 12.4 780 101 32.3 68 1384 112 1300 83 21.7% 28 30.6% 48
Fisher Qld Rural Lib/safe 11.5 773 103 30.4 90 1394 108 1300 81 21.5% 32 30.8% 47
Flynn Qld Rural Nat/safe 7.5 874 71 30.6 86 1595 64 1083 113 15.7% 147 29.6% 54
Forde Qld Rural Lib/safe 11.6 942 58 43.2 17 1451 96 1300 79 20.7% 39 38.2% 20
Griffith Qld Outer metro ALP/safe 8.5 1054 31 26.6 123 2079 24 1538 35 17.1% 116 18.3% 128
Groom Qld Provincial Lib/safe 19 816 90 31.8 72 1396 107 1083 117 17.9% 102 32.2% 39
Herbert Qld Provincial Lib/safeish 6.2 962 50 32.9 64 1664 51 1220 95 16.9% 120 27.9% 64
Hinkler Qld Rural Nat/safe 8.4 608 148 26.4 129 1189 144 1000 134 19.4% 58 26.0% 76
Kennedy Qld Rural Ind/safe 15.2 728 118 26.1 134 1405 104 1000 133 16.4% 129 22.7% 104
Leichhardt Qld Rural Lib/safe 10.3 886 68 28.7 101 1466 93 1250 93 19.7% 53 23.4% 97
Lilley Qld Inner metro ALP/safe 5.4 944 55 28.5 104 1784 37 1376 52 17.8% 105 19.9% 118
Longman Qld Rural Lib/safeish 6.5 780 102 35.0 43 1391 109 1265 88 21.0% 35 35.4% 25
Maranoa Qld Rural Nat/safe 20.9 645 136 26.5 125 1190 143 867 146 16.8% 121 28.3% 61
McPherson Qld Provincial Lib/safe 14 864 74 31.1 80 1495 86 1500 44 23.2% 11 28.1% 63
Moncrieff Qld Provincial Lib/safe 19.9 847 80 27.2 117 1505 84 1500 43 23.0% 15 20.2% 117
Moreton Qld Inner metro Lib/marg 2.8 1035 37 32.0 70 1788 36 1387 50 17.9% 103 36.8% 22
Oxley Qld Outer metro ALP/safe 7.2 990 44 37.6 30 1552 72 1300 72 19.3% 61 36.1% 23
Petrie Qld Outer metro Lib/safe 7.4 921 62 31.8 71 1666 50 1300 65 18.0% 99 33.8% 32
Rankin Qld Outer metro ALP/marg 3 928 60 38.7 26 1437 97 1192 107 19.1% 64 32.1% 40
Ryan Qld Outer metro Lib/safe 10.5 1238 9 34.4 48 2194 16 1517 36 16.0% 140 40.7% 14
Wide Bay Qld Rural Nat/safe 12.2 638 139 29.6 97 1164 148 1048 124 20.8% 38 25.9% 77
Adelaide SA Inner metro ALP/marg 1.4 846 81 26.7 122 1863 31 1300 60 16.1% 137 12.5% 144
Barker SA Rural Lib/safe 19.9 697 123 31.3 78 1192 141 867 145 16.8% 122 20.9% 114
Boothby SA Outer metro Lib/safeish 5.4 889 67 33.1 61 1717 42 1200 100 16.1% 136 21.0% 113
Grey SA Rural Lib/safe 13.9 615 146 26.2 131 1188 145 737 150 14.3% 149 18.0% 130
Hindmarsh SA Inner metro ALP/marg 0.1 746 112 25.6 138 1581 66 1192 106 17.4% 112 13.6% 141
Kingston SA Outer metro Lib/marg 0.1 783 100 43.0 18 1266 129 999 135 18.2% 89 22.3% 107
Makin SA Outer metro Lib/marg 1 911 64 42.2 19 1410 103 1040 126 17.0% 118 23.6% 94
Mayo SA Rural Lib/safe 13.6 849 79 39.5 24 1422 101 1083 116 17.6% 107 26.5% 70
Port Adelaide SA Inner metro ALP/safe 13 680 128 34.0 49 1270 128 1044 125 19.0% 68 14.7% 138
Sturt SA Inner metro Lib/safeish 6.8 850 78 29.1 99 1669 48 1182 108 16.3% 130 19.6% 121
Wakefield SA Rural Lib/marg 0.7 676 129 38.5 27 1205 140 900 141 17.2% 114 21.6% 112
Brand WA Provincial ALP/marg 4.7 748 111 37.3 34 1524 79 1200 101 18.2% 91 46.1% 8
Canning WA Outer metro Lib/safe 9.6 965 48 44.3 15 1567 69 1213 97 17.9% 104 52.7% 4
Cowan WA Outer metro ALP/marg 0.8 1042 34 48.6 2 1529 77 1250 92 18.9% 71 57.2% 3
Curtin WA Inner metro Lib/safe 14.7 1084 26 26.7 121 2596 8 1733 19 15.4% 148 25.8% 78
Forrest WA Rural Lib/safe 10.5 844 84 33.6 55 1494 87 1100 111 17.0% 119 38.3% 19
Fremantle WA Inner metro ALP/safe 7.8 907 65 36.7 35 1661 52 1300 66 18.1% 96 35.0% 28
Hasluck WA Outer metro Lib/marg 1.9 861 76 41.0 21 1436 98 1083 115 17.4% 111 39.8% 17
Kalgoorlie WA Rural Lib/safeish 6.4 1065 29 24.9 140 1872 29 1083 112 13.4% 150 24.0% 92
Moore WA Outer metro Lib/safe 10.9 1146 13 45.3 9 1812 35 1300 61 16.6% 128 57.6% 2
O'Connor WA Rural Lib/safe 20.4 713 122 27.0 118 1255 132 911 140 16.8% 123 31.7% 43
Pearce WA Outer metro Lib/safe 13 926 61 43.5 16 1481 90 1213 98 18.9% 70 48.5% 6
Perth WA Inner metro ALP/safe 6.8 858 77 31.7 73 1618 61 1278 87 18.2% 88 22.0% 110
Stirling WA Inner metro Lib/marg 2.1 846 82 30.5 87 1657 55 1300 68 18.1% 94 25.2% 81
Swan WA Inner metro ALP/marg 0.1 822 89 27.3 116 1702 43 1300 62 17.6% 106 20.3% 115
Tangney WA Inner metro Lib/safe 11.8 1052 32 34.5 47 1913 26 1300 59 15.7% 146 46.8% 7
Bass Tas Provincial Lib/marg 2.7 686 125 31.2 79 1259 131 867 143 15.9% 142 18.6% 124
Braddon Tas Rural Lib/marg 1.2 637 141 30.4 88 1192 142 823 149 15.9% 141 18.2% 129
Denison Tas Inner metro ALP/safe 13.3 767 106 29.6 96 1459 94 1000 132 15.8% 144 18.4% 126
Franklin Tas Outer metro ALP/safe 7.6 771 104 36.1 38 1349 117 953 138 16.3% 132 22.3% 108
Lyons Tas Rural ALP/marg 3.7 635 143 33.1 59 1145 150 867 148 17.5% 110 20.2% 116
Lingiari NT Rural ALP/safe 7.7 988 45 23.9 145 1724 41 1250 91 16.7% 124 16.7% 134
Solomon NT Inner metro Lib/marg 2.9 1111 17 33.0 63 1882 28 1307 58 16.0% 138 17.1% 133
Canberra ACT Inner metro ALP/safe 10.1 1354 6 37.4 31 2172 17 1480 46 15.7% 145 35.7% 24
Fraser ACT Inner metro ALP/safe 13.4 1256 8 35.4 41 2123 22 1500 41 16.3% 131 32.3% 38
   
Australia           874     32.2     1569     1300     19.1%     26.7%      
                                                 
Source: 2006 census, customised tables commissioned by The Australian. * Seat notionally held after redistribution.