Greater Melbourne ()

 

  Period Greater Melbourne Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 4,440,328 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 2,193,542 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 2,246,786 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 36.1 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 411,327 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 21,071 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 495,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 45,533 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 3,190,781 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 999,052.3 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 153,795 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 (%)18.218.118.118.218.2
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)14.514.21413.813.7
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)15.81616.216.416.6
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)1514.914.814.714.5
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.313.213.113.113
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)10.510.610.510.510.5
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.76.97.17.37.4
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)4.34.34.34.34.3
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.71.81.81.81.9
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)135 353136 310140 634145 216148 447
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)123 694126 741130 170133 743137 319
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)122 662122 915123 548124 889126 999
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)134 366133 149133 669134 971136 287
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)170 575169 232168 473169 733173 111
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)173 131176 497180 027183 221186 985
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)154 188159 637166 542174 316181 657
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)155 634154 262154 306155 578157 981
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)147 288152 010156 632159 157160 594
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)139 986140 101140 606142 371145 571
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)128 128130 684133 846136 599138 358
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)110 608113 333116 187119 085122 655
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)99 618101 066100 724102 156104 038
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)74 97878 31483 92888 68091 735
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)58 58060 46262 51364 10766 803
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)44 61645 14846 58048 26949 799
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)33 29533 99834 36234 49634 983
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)23 92125 27026 70728 38430 220
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)2 030 6212 059 1292 099 4542 144 9712 193 542
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)129 175129 845133 778137 766140 630
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)118 067120 988124 098127 772131 302
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)116 510117 107117 956119 555121 363
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)128 155127 924128 301128 730129 942
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)161 270162 547163 315165 199167 365
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)168 363172 635177 582182 248187 188
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)153 763159 247165 955173 800181 462
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)160 584157 796156 412157 132158 650
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)151 547157 406162 547164 828165 632
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)144 198144 584145 504147 285150 029
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)132 799135 879138 656141 420143 674
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)116 542119 231122 728125 770129 217
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)104 998107 791107 780109 511112 005
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)79 20683 08089 34894 83098 104
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)64 32565 41767 67969 64072 713
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)53 62454 44155 38356 66358 125
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)45 83346 29946 11146 19446 381
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)46 27748 02049 87151 35953 004
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)2 075 2362 110 2372 153 0042 199 7022 246 786
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)264 528266 155274 412282 982289 077
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)241 761247 729254 268261 515268 621
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)239 172240 022241 504244 444248 362
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)262 521261 073261 970263 701266 229
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)331 845331 779331 788334 932340 476
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)341 494349 132357 609365 469374 173
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)307 951318 884332 497348 116363 119
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)316 218312 058310 718312 710316 631
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)298 835309 416319 179323 985326 226
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)284 184284 685286 110289 656295 600
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)260 927266 563272 502278 019282 032
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)227 150232 564238 915244 855251 872
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)204 616208 857208 504211 667216 043
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)154 184161 394173 276183 510189 839
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)122 905125 879130 192133 747139 516
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)98 24099 589101 963104 932107 924
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)79 12880 29780 47380 69081 364
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)70 19873 29076 57879 74383 224
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)4 105 8574 169 3664 252 4584 344 6734 440 328
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)69.16968.768.468.3
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)3535.235.235.235.2
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)3737.137.137.137
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)3636.236.236.136.1


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--55 23459 99557 30157 863
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------1.71.7
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--24 50124 14724 15925 560
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------5.15


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)411417.3425.6434.9444.5


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--0.5------


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) (%)--2.1------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--5.7------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--6.3------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--2.1------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--5------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--3.3------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)--4.4------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--1.1------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--1.4------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--36.7------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--29.1------


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 (%)--57.6------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--4.7------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--2.3------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--16.6------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--8.8------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--15------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--10.3------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.5------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--24.1------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--13.4------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--9------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--15.3------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--9.7------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--5.9------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--8------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--2.3------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)--158 385------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--22 555------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--1 249 345------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--7 929------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--25 705------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--26 977------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--56 414------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--1 547 310------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--94 766------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--70 794------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--185 082------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--29 975------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--1 927 927------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--333 280------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--66 973------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--1 030 407------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--1 430 660------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.6------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--412 174------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--93 771------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--366 856------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--101 029------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--60 180------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--21 593------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--1 055 603------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--3.1------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)65 18766 23869 17870 69073 946
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)68 86670 43471 60469 61569 803
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)-3 679-4 196-2 4261 0754 143


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 (%)--15.8------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--19.7------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--6.6------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)--0.8------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--10.9------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--70------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--2.7------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--3.7------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--76.4------


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.)--250 188253 366247 530252 154
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--113 875115 038111 060113 309
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--33 72835 45335 61836 009
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--9 3629 6869 7319 855
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--407 153413 543403 939411 327


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----41 53834 83541 287
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----17 50713 79416 193
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----1 8141 6271 947
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----270271352
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----61 12950 52759 779


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----41 53145 32239 482
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----10 60212 07510 275
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----1 7702 0601 901
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----327370392
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----54 23059 82752 050


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----2 3482 2812 201
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----732783640
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----3 0803 0642 841


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--2 039 381------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--111 455------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--5.5------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--62.5------


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)--1.9------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.1------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--20.7------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--4.6------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--54.4------
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)--83------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--253 092------


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 ($)------48 053--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------112 551--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------1 934 043--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------11 141--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------7 969--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------313 110--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------429--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------16 910--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------1 652 209--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------14 261--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------1 472--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------65 142--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------115--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------675--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------280 280--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------45 533--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------139 576--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------2 360 717--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--1 412------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--2 007------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)27 19725 04820 02418 31520 629
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)15 78822 49519 27720 29523 664
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)42 98547 54339 30138 61044 293
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)44 21549 21439 87238 82744 593
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)8 0938 1557 1016 4327 334
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)3 5225 1854 8465 1146 158
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)15 46617 79818 11316 24619 565
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)11 97413 72412 17211 81213 795
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)6 7625 9427 6426 3987 276
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)18 73619 66519 81418 21021 071


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------54 944--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------495 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------26 738--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------437 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)2 1492 1242 2912 2351 769
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)13 46414 22614 35015 21815 217

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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)2 432 5592 485 2852 528 0012 582 1132 635 942
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)5 7225 9326 2586 4136 530
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)303 863316 184326 410332 640343 946
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)17 41717 90618 71420 47420 812
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)42 36043 18944 25144 17044 295
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)10 57811 02210 99111 09210 972
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)4 0694 1164 4074 4934 567
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)11 14211 48211 95612 04112 208
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)100 798103 432105 473108 176111 509
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)2 928 5082 998 5483 056 4613 121 6123 190 781


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)2 501 1812 538 6512 558 8772 589 4192 619 814
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)258 901291 820332 154375 046422 742
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)168 434168 112165 444157 162148 229


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--0.5------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--0.2------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--10.8------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--5------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--10.6------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--5.9------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--4.8------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--2.3------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--4.8------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--8.9------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--3.5------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--5.1------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--7.9------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--11.1------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--1.9------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.6------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--1 927 928------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--9 8759 0868 3497 913
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--515528529546
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--19 28118 99118 22617 957
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--1 0831 1011 0821 137
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--67 78568 98566 49667 927
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--18 86819 25118 54418 709
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--27 97328 23727 11827 497
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--15 94916 42816 19517 027
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--26 93726 77925 37225 712
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--4 3234 4554 3294 509
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--36 13137 07637 42838 753
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--45 63645 94945 59246 880
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--58 16459 02857 51558 684
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--16 72617 05616 33316 575
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--1 5101 4731 4091 407
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--5 4915 6705 4925 732
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--20 57921 61222 24223 694
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--5 9805 9275 7165 825
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--16 44316 50216 06716 436
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--7 9049 4099 9058 407
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--407 153413 543403 939411 327

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANDLand Area (Ha)--999 052.3------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


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

No Data Available


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

No Data Available


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------153 795
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------117 908



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