Lindsay (NSW)

Jackie Kelly (Liberal)

Outer MetropolitanA

Seat Margin: 5.5%

2001 election swing:

 3.4% to Coalition

NSW swing: 

3.4% to Coalition

  Republic 'yes': 41.1r

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2001 Census Data*

National ranking
(out of 150)

State 
ranking
(out of 50)

Median household income

1132

29

15

Unemployment

5.5%

124

36

Persons aged over 65

7.4%

140

47

Born in NES country

9.7%

77

28

Lindsay is centred around Penrith and, along with neighbouring Macarthur - plus Hughes in Sydney's south - swung to the Liberals by over ten percent in 1996.

Hence the "Howard's battlers" story. But the demographics show that if these three are battling it's for that second four wheel drive

For actual battlers, with income and unemployment to match, try Fowler.

See also this table.

See also this.

External links

AEC Member

   ABC (Antony Green)

Poll Bludger

A: AEC socio-demographic  
r:
yes vote at 1999 referendum 
* From Parliament House Library