North West ()

 

  Period North West Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 147,653 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 74,034 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 73,619 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 43.5 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 16,921 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 300 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 200,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 37,943 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 151,403 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 7,807,157.7 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 9,213 1,367,920
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.519.21918.918.7--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.212.11211.811.7--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)10.310.410.410.410.3--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)12.212.111.911.611.4--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.113.913.713.613.5--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)13.113.213.413.713.8--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)9.59.910.210.410.8--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)6.56.56.56.66.7--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.62.72.933.1--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)4 8544 8054 7044 6624 537--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)4 8334 8164 8564 9304 909--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)5 3265 1675 1044 9614 891--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)5 2485 2225 1255 0794 957--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)4 2414 2434 1774 0653 983--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)3 9644 0493 9863 9153 781--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)3 7733 7813 8073 8553 885--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)4 1904 0453 9833 8763 827--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)4 8814 8494 7694 5634 374--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)5 1455 0144 9284 9104 856--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)5 5535 5055 4155 2965 186--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)5 2055 3175 3465 4085 417--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)4 9244 9204 9985 0505 064--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3 9324 0724 2434 3634 522--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)3 2353 3853 4033 4123 484--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 5292 5152 5452 6272 721--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 9451 9581 9851 9841 951--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1 3921 4841 5531 6131 689--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)75 17075 14774 92774 56974 034--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)4 4684 3984 3404 2324 120--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)4 4684 4874 5134 5234 527--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)5 1675 0244 9044 7854 618--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)4 8784 8154 7514 7194 680--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)3 8203 8963 8083 7313 634--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)3 8253 8283 8643 8003 703--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)3 8293 8523 8273 8503 795--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)4 4044 2604 1033 9863 905--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)4 8284 9234 9324 8924 735--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)5 1174 8964 7674 7254 792--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)5 2975 3605 3415 2725 139--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)4 8254 9164 9995 1135 139--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)4 6284 6234 7054 7354 738--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)3 8413 9504 0954 2024 384--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3 2693 4473 4583 4903 548--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 8022 7912 8072 8502 914--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)2 4862 4372 4232 4002 361--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)2 5122 6182 7092 8092 887--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)74 46474 52174 34674 11473 619--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)9 3229 2039 0448 8948 657--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)9 3019 3039 3699 4539 436--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)10 49310 19110 0089 7469 509--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)10 12610 0379 8769 7989 637--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)8 0618 1397 9857 7967 617--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)7 7897 8777 8507 7157 484--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)7 6027 6337 6347 7057 680--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)8 5948 3058 0867 8627 732--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)9 7099 7729 7019 4559 109--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)10 2629 9109 6959 6359 648--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)10 85010 86510 75610 56810 325--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)10 03010 23310 34510 52110 556--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)9 5529 5439 7039 7859 802--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)7 7738 0228 3388 5658 906--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)6 5046 8326 8616 9027 032--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)5 3315 3065 3525 4775 635--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)4 4314 3954 4084 3844 312--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)3 9044 1024 2624 4224 576--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)149 634149 668149 273148 683147 653--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)61.961.761.461.160.7--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males (years)41.241.541.942.342.8--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females (years)42.442.743.143.644.1--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons (years)41.842.142.54343.5--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)1 7971 9631 8011 7121 736--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.22.32.32.32.3--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)1 4701 3611 4451 4621 476--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)6.66.36.26.16.1--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)1.91.91.91.91.9--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)2.5----------


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

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BORN_OSEAS_2Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) (%)1.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)2.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)1.4----------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)0.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)0.9----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)0.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)0.9----------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)0.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)0.4----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)13.9----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)7 3407 0817 0706 8976 603--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)8 2667 8767 8987 7977 526--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 926- 795- 828- 900- 923--

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Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

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CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)9 9979 9439 7169 6449 701--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)5 1635 1154 9745 0735 133--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)1 9441 8851 8751 8671 757--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)323330340340330--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)17 42717 27316 90516 92416 921--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--1 034879998939--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--476419545459--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--787610070--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--1711167--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--1 6051 3851 6591 475--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--1 2151 2691 1601 103--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--358312333281--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--1091009380--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--19161414--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--1 7011 6971 6001 478--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)7 5537 3557 1207 1797 105--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)3232353236--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)541532519498501--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)5050475147--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)1 8171 7981 7501 7511 751--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)410421415399411--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)1 0781 0751 0179851 001--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)632615600617618--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)885874844840814--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)4744403841--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)725745771797833--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)1 2041 2211 2171 2231 219--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)663673656660661--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)345344326328335--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)2826222124--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)101106109105110--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)369378385407448--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)131131131132130--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)702703703702696--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)114150198159140--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)17 42717 27316 90516 92416 921--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)501574463578574611
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)531297478
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)554586472585578689
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)622609482600587695
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)149163136169179190
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)11321--5
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)179172152185196211
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)27313114614910089
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)451303298334296300
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)160166137170180195


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----2 6142 683----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----185 000200 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----241303----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----167 000173 000----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)3330283132--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)9812685101105--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)--116115100----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--354336----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--151158136----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)16.6----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)1.1----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)7.9----------
EMP_IND_5Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)1.3----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)6.4----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)3.4----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)11.6----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)6.1----------
EMP_IND_10Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)4.6----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)0.8----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)1.6----------
EMP_IND_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)0.7----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)2.7----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)2.4----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)5.8----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)7.2----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)13----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)1----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)3.6----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)63 911----------


Registered Motor Vehicles - Number by type of vehicle - As at 31 January

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)85 55587 47188 71989 89690 34790 490
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)538568572595607598
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)37 47438 43639 28440 75441 37042 250
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)8518649719821 0051 044
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)6 0375 9475 7655 7765 5695 431
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)3 3593 5353 5573 6843 6693 674
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)229211202186207190
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 0069871 0191 0151 0251 038
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)5 6145 8586 1316 3676 5696 688
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)140 663143 877146 220149 255150 368151 403


Registered Motor Vehicles - Number by type of fuel - As at 31 January

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)100 255100 724101 019100 82399 78498 590
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)33 87736 50740 48643 98646 50849 331
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)6 5346 6526 5956 2685 8395 468
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----12141513


Registered Motor Vehicles -Year of Manufacture - As at 31 January

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----25 96127 37127 42727 974
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----35 54035 51435 55735 289
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----84 61986 41087 21788 109


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--7474747775


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_3Agricultural Commodities - Area of holding - Total area (ha)5 053 418----------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)2 154 488----------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)3 080----------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)28 011----------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)28 034----------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)0----------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)67 803----------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)143 605----------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)4 256 280----------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)127 650----------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)3 125.8----------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)2 364.9----------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)440.2----------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)320.6----------

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Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

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PENSION_2Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - Centrelink (no.)--------22 45522 793
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------2 3222 298
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------8 5568 166
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------5 9206 113
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------7477
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------2 1192 120
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------592725
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------999924
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--13 39313 19512 83812 47812 063
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--10 15810 18410 0639 8569 346
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--13 64513 46213 11012 73512 153


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----39 304------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----2 522------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----58 184------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----10 180------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----432------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----18 339------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----577------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----396------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----51 257------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----10 000------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----36------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----2 035------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----62------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----11------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----9 385------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----37 943------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----3 397------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----76 161------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )67 195----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )3 282----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)4.9----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)56.7----------


Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - 2011 Census

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YOUTH_2Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)2.7----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.2----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)20.3----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)9.4----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)42.2----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)0.4----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)76.3----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)9 921----------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Persons with Post School Qualifications - 2011 Census

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SCHOOL_2Persons with Post School Qualifications - Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over (%)46.3----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)0.8----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)1.3----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)6.9----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)6.1----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)19.1----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)12.1----------


Occupation of Employed Persons - as % of Total Employed - 2011 Census

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)20.6----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)14.3----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)13.1----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)9.9----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)10.6----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)9.5----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)7.1----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)13.1----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described2----------

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Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

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Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)706----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)1 220----------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

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LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)6----------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

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WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)35----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)309----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)43 749----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)300----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)549----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)1 490----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)4 087----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)50 519----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )510----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)5 254----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)6 370----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)1 259----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)63 912----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)17 020----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)1 511----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)38 658----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)57 189----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)2.4----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)12 857----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)2 496----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)17 224----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)4 283----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)1 728----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)512----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)39 100----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)2.9----------


Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - 2011 Census

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UNPAIDW_2Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group (%)27.4----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)18.6----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)7.4----------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)1----------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care12.4----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)55.1----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)3.6----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)3.8----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)62.5----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)48.7----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)38.5----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)11.1----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)1.8----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)56.4----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)40.7----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)3----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)7 807 157.7----------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)5 053 418.1----------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)129 154.2----------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)368 830.7----------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)22 969.4----------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)391 800.1----------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)2.9----------


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_2Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Generating meters (no.)3 1795 380--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)64 57862 980--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)67 75768 360--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)4.77.9--------


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)6 1135 976--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 6846 072--------


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------9 213----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------6 369----



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