North West ()

 

  Period North West Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 148,770 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 74,659 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 74,111 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 43 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 16,924 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 334 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 185,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 37,943 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 149,251 17,633,493
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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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.719.519.21918.9
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.112.212.11211.8
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)10.410.310.410.410.4
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)12.512.212.111.911.7
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.114.113.913.713.6
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)12.813.113.213.413.7
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)9.39.59.910.210.4
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)6.56.56.56.56.6
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.52.62.72.93
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)4 9544 8544 8054 7054 651
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)4 8124 8334 8164 8554 932
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)5 4665 3265 1675 1024 959
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)5 2715 2485 2225 1265 072
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)4 2554 2414 2434 1774 059
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)3 9733 9644 0493 9903 942
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)3 8923 7733 7813 8073 866
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)4 3734 1904 0453 9833 882
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)4 9354 8814 8494 7714 577
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)5 2955 1455 0144 9284 914
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)5 4975 5535 5055 4185 307
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)5 1475 2055 3175 3495 415
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)4 7614 9244 9204 9995 055
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3 8443 9324 0724 2444 373
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)3 1313 2353 3853 4033 413
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 5702 5292 5152 5482 629
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 9111 9451 9581 9851 980
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1 3001 3921 4841 5551 633
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)75 38775 17075 14774 94574 659
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)4 5044 4684 3984 3434 222
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)4 5294 4684 4874 5134 526
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)5 2825 1675 0244 9024 783
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)4 9294 8784 8154 7514 716
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)3 7873 8203 8963 8103 731
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)3 8493 8253 8283 8653 798
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)3 9603 8293 8523 8293 855
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)4 6224 4044 2604 1043 986
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)4 8174 8284 9234 9334 891
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)5 2205 1174 8964 7674 722
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)5 2225 2975 3605 3425 278
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)4 7614 8254 9164 9995 113
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)4 5294 6284 6234 7054 732
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)3 7983 8413 9504 0964 207
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3 2473 2693 4473 4633 491
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 8392 8022 7912 8102 848
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)2 5072 4862 4372 4272 393
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)2 4302 5122 6182 7092 819
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)74 83274 46474 52174 36874 111
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)9 4589 3229 2039 0488 873
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)9 3419 3019 3039 3689 458
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)10 74810 49310 19110 0049 742
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)10 20010 12610 0379 8779 788
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)8 0428 0618 1397 9877 790
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)7 8227 7897 8777 8557 740
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)7 8527 6027 6337 6367 721
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)8 9958 5948 3058 0877 868
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)9 7529 7099 7729 7049 468
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)10 51510 2629 9109 6959 636
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)10 71910 85010 86510 76010 585
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)9 90810 03010 23310 34810 528
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)9 2909 5529 5439 7049 787
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)7 6427 7738 0228 3408 580
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)6 3786 5046 8326 8666 904
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)5 4095 3315 3065 3585 477
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)4 4184 4314 3954 4124 373
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)3 7303 9044 1024 2644 452
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)150 219149 634149 668149 313148 770
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)6261.961.761.461.1
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)40.741.241.541.942.3
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)4242.442.743.143.6
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)41.441.842.142.643


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--1 7971 9631 8011 712
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------2.32.3
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--1 4701 3611 4451 462
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------6.26


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--2.5------


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--6------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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 described, Not stated (%)--2------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)7 1387 3407 0817 0706 897
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)8 0948 2667 8767 8987 797
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 956- 926- 795- 828- 900


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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 care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--12.4------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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------


Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)--9 9979 9439 7169 644
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--5 1635 1154 9745 073
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--1 9441 8851 8751 867
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--323330340340
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--17 42717 27316 90516 924


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----1 034879998
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----476419545
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----7876100
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----171116
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----1 6051 3851 659


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----1 2151 2691 160
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----358312333
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----10910093
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----191614
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----1 7011 6971 600


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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------


Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--706------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 220------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)852501574463578
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)26531297
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)878554586472585
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)967622609482600
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)207149163136169
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)511321
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)301390259211242
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)233179172152185
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)181273131146149
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)414451303298334


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------2 614--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------185 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------241--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------167 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)3533302831
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)1349812685101

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)85 22285 55587 47188 71489 895
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)499538568583597
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)36 93437 47438 43639 28340 763
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)826851864977995
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)6 1126 0375 9475 7945 742
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)3 2243 3593 5353 5653 683
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)229229211194190
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)9961 0069871 0101 027
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)5 4745 6145 8586 1296 359
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)139 516140 663143 877146 249149 251


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)100 908100 255100 724100 721100 521
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)32 07433 87736 50739 09942 624
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)6 5336 5346 6526 4306 102


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed 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_5Employed 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_10Employed 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_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_14Employed 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------


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 179
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--32323532
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--541532519498
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--50504751
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--1 8171 7981 7501 751
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--410421415399
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--1 0781 0751 017985
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--632615600617
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--885874844840
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--47444038
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--725745771797
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--1 2041 2211 2171 223
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--663673656660
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--345344326328
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--28262221
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--101106109105
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--369378385407
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--131131131132
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--702703703702
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--114150198159
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--17 42717 27316 90516 924

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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.)1 2683 1795 380----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)66 06764 57862 980----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)67 33567 75768 360----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)1.94.77.9----


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 0496 1135 976----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)6 8225 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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