Cairns ()

 

  Period Cairns Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 244,052 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 121,424 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 122,628 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 38.4 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 21,861 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 589 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 360,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 41,368 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 191,969 18,387,138
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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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)21.121.121.12121--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.412.312.312.312.2--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)1312.812.812.712.6--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.714.514.213.913.6--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.714.614.414.314.2--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)1212.112.212.312.5--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)7.37.67.98.28.5--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.53.63.73.83.9--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.21.31.31.41.5--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)8 6498 6988 7648 7268 651--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)8 3008 4568 6638 8508 925--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)8 2468 3548 3878 3698 454--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)7 8227 8767 9687 9987 890--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)6 7296 7316 7956 8766 929--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)7 4837 5407 5127 3707 270--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)7 0407 0707 2697 4467 521--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)8 1337 9317 7187 4697 287--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)8 6058 7368 7748 6548 551--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)8 7048 5668 4548 4478 382--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)8 5578 6368 7438 7428 704--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)7 6257 8377 9178 0468 146--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)6 9006 9197 0927 1967 358--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)5 2705 6985 9946 2226 414--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)3 7003 8974 0374 2624 525--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 4542 5682 7212 8723 014--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 5891 6951 7371 8281 907--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1 0901 1651 2741 3651 496--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)116 896118 373119 819120 738121 424--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)8 0478 2398 1868 2248 177--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)7 9388 1388 3458 4488 592--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)7 9828 1198 2158 2808 367--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)7 4667 5797 7637 8567 862--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)6 8546 9507 0167 0517 049--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)7 6337 7137 7707 7797 661--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)8 0208 0418 1248 1798 208--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)8 7118 6168 4488 3028 219--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)8 8469 0279 2259 1789 095--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)8 7288 7698 7468 7398 796--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)8 3058 5398 7168 8118 764--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)7 3527 5537 7307 8608 026--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)6 1616 2806 4586 7987 059--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)4 7805 0785 3585 4895 643--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3 1943 3853 6523 9824 227--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 2722 4062 5002 6022 747--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)1 8231 8461 8761 9191 916--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1 7731 8651 9572 0802 220--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)115 885118 143120 085121 577122 628--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)16 69616 93716 95016 95016 828--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)16 23816 59417 00817 29817 517--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)16 22816 47316 60216 64916 821--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)15 28815 45515 73115 85415 752--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)13 58313 68113 81113 92713 978--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)15 11615 25315 28215 14914 931--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)15 06015 11115 39315 62515 729--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)16 84416 54716 16615 77115 506--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)17 45117 76317 99917 83217 646--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)17 43217 33517 20017 18617 178--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)16 86217 17517 45917 55317 468--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)14 97715 39015 64715 90616 172--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)13 06113 19913 55013 99414 417--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)10 05010 77611 35211 71112 057--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)6 8947 2827 6898 2448 752--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)4 7264 9745 2215 4745 761--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3 4123 5413 6133 7473 823--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2 8633 0303 2313 4453 716--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)232 781236 516239 904242 315244 052--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)66.966.36665.565.1--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males (years)37.737.938.138.338.6--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females (years)37.437.637.838.138.3--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons (years)37.537.837.938.238.4--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)3 5143 5233 3653 3903 334--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.42.32.22.22.1--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)1 4891 4071 4051 4991 518--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 16.86.56.365.9--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)10.911.111.211.411.4--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

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BORN_OSEAS_2Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) (%)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----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)13 47013 27213 55812 84212 413--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)13 98013 12512 81313 64813 135--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 510147745- 806- 722--

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Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

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CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)13 94013 78713 26013 15313 060--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)5 9405 8685 7005 7895 777--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)2 4792 4892 4722 4512 419--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)647622616630605--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)23 00622 76622 04822 02321 861--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--1 7831 5101 6881 595--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--817693779708--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--999410581--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--178189--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--2 7162 3052 5902 393--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--2 2702 3232 0281 898--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--539527509501--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--141128107123--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--24172134--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--2 9742 9952 6652 556--


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 2073 124--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)115127127120120--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)893862837825804--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)5660595756--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)4 3334 2114 0293 9103 855--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)518525496494488--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)1 5761 5211 4591 4161 352--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)1 1341 1391 1331 1561 158--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)1 5171 4791 4061 4261 393--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)151135137143140--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)1 1601 1731 1911 2301 311--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)2 5982 5482 5152 5722 561--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)1 7731 7611 6781 6881 666--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)906905881884895--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)6153596053--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)267280260266266--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)851862855914975--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)260253258245250--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)1 1391 1601 1131 1291 108--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)308350360281286--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)23 00622 76622 04822 02321 861--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)7658586788931 1481 084
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)5436243064127
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)8198947029231 2121 211
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)8599067089271 2411 211
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)292371228281362341
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)115471826
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)311383256311411392
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)492171111210172198
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)804554367521583589
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)303376231288380368


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----3 3273 808----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----345 000360 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----1 3221 404----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----193 000211 375----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)4555303235--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)266227349322312--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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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----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses 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_5Number of Businesses 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_10Number of Businesses 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_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)1.8----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses 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----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)112 177114 854117 744119 105122 240123 972
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)616648673710759773
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)41 01842 34743 78345 53546 80347 723
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 6251 6671 6781 7511 8031 775
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3 6543 6583 7353 7573 7553 734
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)708746771816789783
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)122132134141147127
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 7711 8101 8191 7251 8241 853
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)9 94610 18410 51410 85611 09411 229
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)171 637176 046180 851184 396189 214191 969


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)128 343129 944131 835131 932133 412133 545
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)41 51144 19949 01752 41355 72558 494
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)1 7741 8931 4651 3501 2851 172
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----316914


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----37 04338 62639 33239 522
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----57 23155 92554 49152 889
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----85 69288 88494 22398 519


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--155155153174174


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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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----------

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Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

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PENSION_2Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - Centrelink (no.)--------23 69424 620
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------2 5612 637
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------9 4309 060
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------13 12412 593
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------7073
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------5 0704 959
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------8991 031
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------2 1221 861
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--21 72821 61021 50221 12920 844
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--18 08518 34418 46418 21717 397
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--22 44622 37222 20221 81721 006


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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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------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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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

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YOUTH_2Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)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----------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Persons with Post School Qualifications - 2011 Census

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SCHOOL_2Persons with Post School Qualifications - Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over (%)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 described1.9----------

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Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

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Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

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


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.)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

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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

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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----------


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

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UNPAIDW_2Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group (%)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 care10----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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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----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)64.3----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)29.4----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)5.6----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)0.6----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)58.4----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)39.8----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.7----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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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.)4 5628 627--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)98 65896 242--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)103 220104 869--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)4.48.2--------


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