Analysis of Informal Voting, House of Representatives, 2010 Federal Election: Appendix C

Updated: 30 May 2013
Informality rates and English proficiency rankings by division, 2010 House of Representatives election
State Division Informal votes in 2010 House of Representatives election 2006 Census population who speak English 'not well' or 'not at all'
% Rank (1–150) % Rank (1–150)
ACT Canberra 4.88 95 0.99 75
ACT Fraser 4.43 112 0.99 75
NSW Banks 8.37 11 7.31 11
NSW Barton 9.82 8 7.50 10
NSW Bennelong 7.37 17 5.17 20
NSW Berowra 4.59 103 1.68 59
NSW Blaxland 14.06 1 10.73 3
NSW Bradfield 4.10 124 2.35 44
NSW Calare 4.93 92 0.21 135
NSW Charlton 6.92 22 0.37 105
NSW Chifley 11.16 4 3.62 30
NSW Cook 5.81 47 0.90 77
NSW Cowper 4.33 118 0.22 134
NSW Cunningham 5.68 53 1.90 53
NSW Dobell 6.06 39 0.27 121
NSW Eden-Monaro 6.25 32 0.56 93
NSW Farrer 6.34 30 0.18 139
NSW Fowler 12.83 2 15.93 1
NSW Gilmore 5.11 84 0.48 97
NSW Grayndler 7.08 21 7.02 14
NSW Greenway 10.27 7 3.25 35
NSW Hughes 6.52 27 2.51 41
NSW Hume 5.13 81 0.28 120
NSW Hunter 6.21 35 0.18 138
NSW Kingsford Smith 8.15 13 4.01 26
NSW Lindsay 8.17 12 1.08 71
NSW Lyne 3.73 135 0.12 146
NSW Macarthur 8.11 14 1.33 63
NSW Mackellar 5.20 76 1.17 68
NSW Macquarie 5.48 62 0.23 130
NSW McMahon 10.84 5 8.49 5
NSW Mitchell 5.58 58 1.84 55
NSW New England 3.54 141 0.16 142
NSW Newcastle 5.69 51 0.82 83
NSW North Sydney 4.44 110 3.02 36
NSW Page 4.39 115 0.17 141
NSW Parkes 5.02 88 0.22 133
NSW Parramatta 8.65 10 7.09 13
NSW Paterson 5.64 55 0.18 140
NSW Reid 8.80 9 9.53 4
NSW Richmond 5.55 60 0.20 136
NSW Riverina 5.76 49 0.77 86
NSW Robertson 6.36 28 0.26 122
NSW Shortland 6.34 29 0.23 126
NSW Sydney 5.50 61 3.91 28
NSW Throsby 6.90 23 2.12 49
NSW Warringah 4.64 101 1.20 66
NSW Watson 12.80 3 11.73 2
NSW Wentworth 4.50 109 1.09 70
NSW Werriwa 10.35 6 3.96 27
NT Lingiari 7.50 15 0.52 95
NT Solomon 5.06 86 1.53 60
QLD Blair 5.88 45 0.33 110
QLD Bonner 5.11 83 1.19 67
QLD Bowman 5.39 65 0.47 99
QLD Brisbane 3.76 133 1.29 65
QLD Capricornia 6.15 37 0.23 127
QLD Dawson 5.76 48 0.35 107
QLD Dickson 4.41 113 0.20 137
QLD Fadden 6.04 40 0.89 78
QLD Fairfax 5.03 87 0.13 145
QLD Fisher 5.17 79 0.22 131
QLD Flynn 5.33 70 0.23 129
QLD Forde 7.13 20 0.78 85
QLD Griffith 4.89 94 1.91 52
QLD Groom 4.15 122 0.42 101
QLD Herbert 6.26 31 0.32 111
QLD Hinkler 5.57 59 0.26 124
QLD Kennedy 5.38 66 0.69 88
QLD Leichhardt 5.91 43 0.74 87
QLD Lilley 4.56 105 0.86 80
QLD Longman 7.29 18 0.28 119
QLD Maranoa 4.94 91 0.23 128
QLD McPherson 5.90 44 0.82 82
QLD Moncrieff 6.18 36 1.37 62
QLD Moreton 4.85 97 4.42 24
QLD Oxley 6.68 25 3.66 29
QLD Petrie 5.28 72 0.47 98
QLD Rankin 7.49 16 2.28 47
QLD Ryan 2.87 148 0.82 84
QLD Wide Bay 5.25 73 0.13 144
QLD Wright 5.63 57 0.34 109
SA Adelaide 4.81 98 3.42 32
SA Barker 5.46 63 0.67 89
SA Boothby 4.63 102 1.07 72
SA Grey 5.35 69 0.25 125
SA Hindmarsh 5.17 78 2.69 40
SA Kingston 5.09 85 0.44 100
SA Makin 6.09 38 1.33 64
SA Mayo 4.58 104 0.16 143
SA Port Adelaide 7.18 19 5.10 21
SA Sturt 5.38 67 3.01 37
SA Wakefield 6.22 34 0.92 76
TAS Bass 3.98 127 0.30 115
TAS Braddon 4.32 119 0.10 149
TAS Denison 3.62 138 0.85 81
TAS Franklin 3.48 143 0.22 132
TAS Lyons 4.80 99 0.08 150
VIC Aston 4.35 116 2.22 48
VIC Ballarat 3.72 136 0.29 117
VIC Batman 5.15 80 7.27 12
VIC Bendigo 3.74 134 0.10 148
VIC Bruce 5.21 75 7.72 7
VIC Calwell 6.53 26 5.26 19
VIC Casey 4.22 121 0.65 90
VIC Chisholm 3.59 139 4.91 22
VIC Corangamite 3.22 145 0.31 112
VIC Corio 4.51 108 1.76 56
VIC Deakin 3.58 140 2.92 38
VIC Dunkley 3.92 130 0.59 92
VIC Flinders 4.13 123 0.38 102
VIC Gellibrand 5.00 90 6.62 17
VIC Gippsland 3.79 132 0.35 108
VIC Goldstein 3.13 146 1.76 57
VIC Gorton 6.71 24 7.69 8
VIC Higgins 2.80 149 2.50 42
VIC Holt 5.69 52 3.37 33
VIC Hotham 4.44 111 7.64 9
VIC Indi 3.91 131 0.37 103
VIC Isaacs 4.71 100 4.68 23
VIC Jagajaga 3.97 128 1.40 61
VIC Kooyong 2.78 150 2.32 46
VIC La Trobe 4.07 126 0.55 94
VIC Lalor 6.24 33 1.95 51
VIC Mallee 4.23 120 0.87 79
VIC Maribyrnong 5.68 54 8.05 6
VIC McEwen 4.40 114 0.37 104
VIC McMillan 3.97 129 0.30 113
VIC Melbourne 3.62 137 5.67 18
VIC Melbourne Ports 3.25 144 2.34 45
VIC Menzies 4.09 125 4.27 25
VIC Murray 5.83 46 1.01 74
VIC Scullin 5.99 42 6.98 15
VIC Wannon 5.32 71 0.11 147
VIC Wills 6.02 41 6.75 16
WA Brand 5.23 74 0.36 106
WA Canning 4.52 107 0.26 123
WA Cowan 5.12 82 2.88 39
WA Curtin 2.93 147 1.05 73
WA Durack 4.86 96 0.30 116
WA Forrest 4.55 106 0.29 118
WA Fremantle 5.43 64 2.06 50
WA Hasluck 5.64 56 1.11 69
WA Moore 4.35 117 0.64 91
WA O'Connor 5.37 68 0.30 114
WA Pearce 5.71 50 0.52 96
WA Perth 5.20 77 3.30 34
WA Stirling 5.02 89 3.48 31
WA Swan 4.90 93 2.35 43
WA Tangney 3.48 142 1.90 54
AUSTRALIA 5.55 2.23

Source: AEC 2010b; Nelson 2010a, Tables 1a and 21a, Appendix 1.