Research Report 7 - Analysis of Informality During the House of Representatives 2004 Election: Appendix of additional tables and graphs

Updated: 30 May 2013

Appendix of additional tables and graphs

Figure 7: 'Number 1 only' informal votes and socioeconomic index

Figure 7: 'Number 1 only' informal votes and socioeconomic index
Table 11: Divisions with highest percentage of 'blanks only'
State Division Blanks
2004 (%)
Blanks
2001 (%)
Socioeconomic
index
Geographical
classification
Tas. Bass 29.79 31.99 Low Provincial
NSW Parkes 29.18 23.26 Low Rural
Vic. Holt 29.16 29.76 Low Outer Metropolitan
SA Barker 28.98 26.32 Low Rural
Vic. Scullin 28.83 23.20 Lower Middle Outer Metropolitan
Vic. Wannon 28.77 28.15 Lower Middle Rural
Vic. Lalor 28.70 27.43 Lower Middle Outer Metropolitan
Vic. Indi 28.61 21.42 Lower Middle Rural
Tas. Denison 28.31 25.99 Upper Middle Inner Metropolitan
Tas. Franklin 28.11 25.45 Lower Middle Outer Metropolitan

Figure 8: Blanks against socioeconomic index, 2004

Figure 8: Blanks against socioeconomic index, 2004
Table 12: Divisions with highest percentage of ticks and crosses
State Division Ticks and crosses
2004 (%)
Ticks and crosses
2001 (%)
Socioeconomic
index
Geographical
classification
NSW Throsby 20.33 18.26 Low Provincial
NSW Fowler 18.70 14.79 Low Outer Metropolitan
Tas. Braddon 17.56 17.36 Low Rural
NSW Barton 17.53 16.71 Upper Middle Inner Metropolitan
SA Port Adelaide 17.48 14.52 Low Inner Metropolitan
NSW Riverina 17.46 13.98 Lower Middle Rural
NSW Grayndler 17.38 15.52 High Inner Metropolitan
NSW North Sydney 16.05 15.90 High Inner Metropolitan
NSW Watson 15.51 18.67 Lower Middle Inner Metropolitan
NSW Prospect 15.19 17.01 Lower Middle Outer Metropolitan

Figure 9: Ticks/crosses and socioeconomic index, 2004

Figure 9: Ticks/crosses and socioeconomic index, 2004
Table 13: Divisions with highest percentage of incomplete and non-sequential ballot
State Division Number of Candidates Total non-sequential + incomplete
(%)
Socioeconomic
index
Geographical
classification
NSW Wentworth 10 37.65 High Inner Metropolitan
NSW Cunningham 11 37.32 Upper Middle Provincial
NSW Greenway 14 37.32 Upper Middle Outer Metropolitan
Vic. Gellibrand 8 37.27 Lower Middle Inner Metropolitan
WA Kalgoorlie 10 36.43 Upper Middle Rural
SA Hindmarsh 9 32.63 Upper Middle Inner Metropolitan
Vic. Flinders 8 32.56 Lower Middle Outer Metropolitan
Vic. McMillan 10 31.98 Lower Middle Provincial
NSW Kingsford Smith 9 31.72 High Inner Metropolitan
Vic. Jagajaga 8 31.42 High Outer Metropolitan

Figure 10: Incomplete/non-sequential and socioeconomic index

Figure 10: Incomplete/non-sequential and socioeconomic index