Cairns ()

 

  Period Cairns Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 242,498 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 120,868 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 121,630 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 38.2 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 22,023 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 521 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 345,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 41,368 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 184,382 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 2,134,461.4 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 15,674 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 (%)21.321.121.121.121
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.412.412.312.312.3
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)131312.812.812.7
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)1514.714.514.213.9
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.814.714.614.514.4
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)11.91212.112.212.3
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)77.37.67.98.2
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.43.53.63.73.8
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.21.21.31.31.4
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)8 7368 6498 6988 7668 691
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)8 1718 3008 4568 6638 856
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)8 1658 2468 3548 3878 369
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)7 7287 8227 8767 9678 000
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)6 7666 7296 7316 7976 859
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)7 4167 4837 5407 5177 395
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)7 0887 0407 0707 2707 462
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)8 4748 1337 9317 7187 481
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)8 4028 6058 7368 7768 682
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)8 7728 7048 5668 4588 464
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)8 3188 5578 6368 7498 778
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)7 5277 6257 8377 9248 067
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)6 6896 9006 9197 0957 203
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)4 9845 2705 6985 9946 230
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)3 5443 7003 8974 0324 259
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 3482 4542 5682 7192 866
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 5111 5891 6951 7341 823
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1 0261 0901 1651 2741 383
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)115 665116 896118 373119 840120 868
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)8 2518 0478 2398 1908 219
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)7 8447 9388 1388 3478 461
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)7 9837 9828 1198 2198 283
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)7 4227 4667 5797 7647 868
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)6 6376 8546 9507 0187 056
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)7 5137 6337 7137 7717 782
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)7 9488 0208 0418 1288 197
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)8 9948 7118 6168 4488 301
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)8 6968 8469 0279 2259 181
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)8 8088 7288 7698 7498 738
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)8 1228 3058 5398 7188 823
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)7 0717 3527 5537 7297 853
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)6 0376 1616 2806 4556 799
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)4 5364 7805 0785 3575 486
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3 0833 1943 3853 6463 977
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 2202 2722 4062 4962 598
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)1 8231 8231 8461 8751 917
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1 7151 7731 8651 9572 091
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)114 703115 885118 143120 092121 630
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)16 98716 69616 93716 95616 910
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)16 01516 23816 59417 01017 317
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)16 14816 22816 47316 60616 652
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)15 15015 28815 45515 73115 868
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)13 40313 58313 68113 81513 915
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)14 92915 11615 25315 28815 177
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)15 03615 06015 11115 39815 659
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)17 46816 84416 54716 16615 782
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)17 09817 45117 76318 00117 863
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)17 58017 43217 33517 20717 202
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)16 44016 86217 17517 46717 601
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)14 59814 97715 39015 65315 920
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)12 72613 06113 19913 55014 002
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)9 52010 05010 77611 35111 716
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)6 6276 8947 2827 6788 236
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)4 5684 7264 9745 2155 464
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3 3343 4123 5413 6093 740
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2 7412 8633 0303 2313 474
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)230 368232 781236 516239 932242 498
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)6766.966.36665.6
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)37.337.737.938.138.3
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)37.237.437.637.838
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)37.237.537.837.938.2


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--3 5143 5233 3653 390
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------2.22.2
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--1 4891 4071 4051 499
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------6.36


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)10.810.911.111.211.4


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--10.3------


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) (%)--4.4------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--6.4------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--1.6------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0.2------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--1.8------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--1.3------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)--0.8------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--0.8------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--0.8------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--25.7------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--10.1------


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 (%)--54.6------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--1.7------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--1.2------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--9.5------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--7.3------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--21.8------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--13.1------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.5------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--16------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--15.9------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--11.8------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--13.4------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--10.3------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--6.6------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--11.8------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.9------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)--43------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--1 727------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--71 754------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--1 030------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--1 956------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--3 023------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--4 630------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--84 163------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--1 146------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--5 220------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--10 513------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--1 837------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--102 879------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--21 425------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--3 590------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--57 271------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--82 286------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.5------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--19 669------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--3 388------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--23 765------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--8 130------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--2 752------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--892------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--58 596------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.9------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)13 75713 47013 27213 55812 842
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)13 45113 98013 12512 81313 648
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)306- 510147745- 806


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 (%)--18.7------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--20------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--6.8------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)--1.1------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--10------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--62.3------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--3------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--4.6------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--69.9------


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.)--13 94013 78713 26013 153
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--5 9405 8685 7005 789
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--2 4792 4892 4722 451
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--647622616630
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--23 00622 76622 04822 023


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----1 7831 5101 688
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----817693779
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----9994105
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----17818
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----2 7162 3052 590


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----2 2702 3232 028
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----539527509
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----141128107
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----241721
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----2 9742 9952 665


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----228200192
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----9810067
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----326300259


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--110 592------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--7 711------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--7------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--62.7------


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)--1.7------
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)--19------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--11.6------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--34.6------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.5------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--68.2------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--14 752------


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 ($)------43 354--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------5 403--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------105 716--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------8 714--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------391--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------22 410--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------295--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------544--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------78 741--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------15 037--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------84--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------3 672--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------96--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------39--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------16 022--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------41 368--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------6 461--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------128 089--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--1 111------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 773------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1 178765858678893
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)5954362430
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)1 237819894702923
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)1 552859906708927
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)374292371228281
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)1611547
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)528515505334487
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)456311383256311
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)302492171111210
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)758804554367521


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------3 327--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------345 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------1 322--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------193 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)3845553032
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)245266227349322

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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)111 572112 177114 854117 745119 121
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)589616648675715
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)40 51641 01842 34743 78245 530
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 5911 6251 6671 6781 749
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3 7013 6543 6583 7133 745
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)694708746781817
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)116122132145137
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 7911 7711 8101 8281 717
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)9 9699 94610 18410 51210 851
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)170 539171 637176 046180 859184 382


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)128 757128 343129 944131 506131 621
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)40 04941 51144 19947 43650 831
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)1 7291 7741 8931 9121 929


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)--1 075 439------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--2 851------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--2 392------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--2 738------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--14 044------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--65 356------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--21 939------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--162 193------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--430------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--7 526------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--686.9------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--571.9------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--79------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--36.1------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--4.8------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--1.8------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--5.6------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--8.9------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--2.9------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--11.6------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--9.5------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--6.1------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--0.9------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.8------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--4.5------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--3.5------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--7.6------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--7.8------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--11.9------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--1.7------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--4------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--102 879------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--3 3903 3623 1953 207
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--115127127120
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--893862837825
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--56605957
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--4 3334 2114 0293 910
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--518525496494
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--1 5761 5211 4591 416
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--1 1341 1391 1331 156
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--1 5171 4791 4061 426
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--151135137143
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--1 1601 1731 1911 230
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--2 5982 5482 5152 572
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--1 7731 7611 6781 688
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--906905881884
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--61535960
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--267280260266
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--851862855914
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--260253258245
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--1 1391 1601 1131 129
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--308350360281
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--23 00622 76622 04822 023

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--2 134 461.4------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--1 075 438.6------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--26 034.6------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--95 045.6------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--6 403.9------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--101 449.6------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--3.7------


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.)2 0484 5628 627----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)100 29498 65896 242----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)102 342103 220104 869----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)24.48.2----


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 4786 0216 020----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)6 4426 0755 940----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------15 674
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------8 303



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