Gold Coast ()

 

  Period Gold Coast Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 560,266 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 274,906 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 285,360 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 38.1 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 59,825 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 2,595 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 480,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 40,810 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 437,904 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 185,584.4 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 46,482 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 (%)18.318.218.218.318.3
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)13.713.713.613.513.5
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.214.214.214.214.2
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.514.514.414.314.1
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.513.413.313.213.2
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)11.711.711.511.511.5
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)7.88.18.48.78.9
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)4.54.44.44.54.5
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.81.81.81.91.9
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)16 77816 66917 01217 39717 560
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)15 74816 14116 92117 58818 099
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)16 16916 31016 58816 83117 021
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)17 08417 27717 49517 73217 987
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)18 86718 94319 23319 43819 749
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)19 35719 50419 74319 77619 823
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)17 58817 93018 47619 01319 317
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)19 25018 93518 76518 57818 434
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)17 92118 87719 58620 13220 332
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)17 63517 58817 62617 64917 859
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)16 18016 60917 09217 56117 821
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)14 84814 95615 27415 44215 716
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)14 83115 04114 82014 82714 973
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)11 49112 21713 01613 66214 112
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)8 6359 0909 4929 82210 335
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)6 0136 1226 4746 8647 254
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)4 4604 4874 4984 5694 605
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)3 3873 5603 6573 7643 909
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)256 242260 256265 768270 645274 906
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)15 93615 86616 35116 69716 891
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)14 91515 23015 70916 20216 717
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)15 67215 86516 04316 04216 141
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)16 46316 67516 81017 10317 278
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)18 92819 55219 97920 31520 460
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)18 82419 34919 80020 10420 263
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)17 78218 17318 76219 40519 961
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)19 72319 38219 08918 91818 908
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)18 71019 51420 40020 95221 047
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)18 90618 78118 86018 85419 077
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)17 51318 06818 50018 93319 187
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)15 91416 12616 68417 19517 670
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)15 25915 63915 42915 66215 840
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)11 63012 42313 55414 31114 945
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)8 8199 1759 61110 11210 685
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)6 7466 8317 0837 3307 703
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)5 9305 9375 9175 8435 789
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)5 7185 9246 1786 5006 798
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)263 388268 510274 759280 478285 360
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)32 71432 53533 36334 09434 451
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)30 66331 37132 63033 79034 816
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)31 84132 17532 63132 87333 162
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)33 54733 95234 30534 83535 265
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)37 79538 49539 21239 75340 209
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)38 18138 85339 54339 88040 086
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)35 37036 10337 23838 41839 278
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)38 97338 31737 85437 49637 342
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)36 63138 39139 98641 08441 379
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)36 54136 36936 48636 50336 936
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)33 69334 67735 59236 49437 008
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)30 76231 08231 95832 63733 386
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)30 09030 68030 24930 48930 813
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)23 12124 64026 57027 97329 057
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)17 45418 26519 10319 93421 020
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)12 75912 95313 55714 19414 957
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)10 39010 42410 41510 41210 394
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)9 1059 4849 83510 26410 707
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)519 630528 766540 527551 123560 266
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)67.767.56766.766.3
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)36.83737.137.137.2
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)38.438.638.738.839
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)37.637.837.93838.1


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--6 7936 8536 9467 074
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------1.81.8
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--3 1513 3033 3123 521
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------5.25.2


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)280284.9291.3297301.9


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--1.3------


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) (%)--9.1------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--8.5------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--2------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0.6------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--1.6------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--2.3------
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 (%)--1.3------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--1.5------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--34.6------


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 (%)--56.3------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--2.4------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--1.1------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--10.9------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--8.8------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--20.8------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--12.3------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.4------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--17.5------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--15.5------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--10.9------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--14.5------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--12.6------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--5.1------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--9.8------
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.)--2 277------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--4 064------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--172 361------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--1 851------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--2 076------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--4 438------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--6 727------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--193 794------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--4 446------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--13 149------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--23 086------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--3 213------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--237 688------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--42 706------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--11 046------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--132 683------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--186 435------
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.)--46 487------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--9 319------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--55 049------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--15 528------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--7 386------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--2 106------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--135 875------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.9------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)30 46129 61330 50730 43831 725
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)27 94227 98028 50927 65128 558
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 5191 6331 9982 7873 167


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 (%)--15.2------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--19.8------
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 (%)--0.9------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--9.5------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--69.3------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--2.8------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--4.7------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--76.8------


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.)--40 67639 94537 78437 907
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--15 92315 78115 08715 483
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--4 9014 9644 9215 107
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--1 2891 2411 2791 328
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--62 78961 93159 07159 825


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----6 3265 3366 439
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----2 6182 2462 639
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----324307303
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----454761
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----9 3137 9369 442


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----7 8528 3966 772
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----1 8261 9571 588
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----364380330
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----516243
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----10 09310 7958 733


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----961874721
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----413464304
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----1 3741 3381 025


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--256 667------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--18 978------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--7.4------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--62.1------


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)--1.8------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.6------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--22.1------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--7.4------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--39.9------
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)--73.2------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--32 803------


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 ($)------43 207--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------12 669--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------241 254--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------11 445--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------983--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------47 234--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------271--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------2 105--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------196 672--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------15 295--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------220--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------9 335--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------141--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------122--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------39 651--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------40 810--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------16 098--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------305 445--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--1 590------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--2 209------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)2 3911 5001 3851 3751 901
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)1 1371 2299441 2852 591
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)3 5282 7292 3292 6604 492
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)3 6652 7762 3292 6604 492
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)869590488448616
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)263261181317644
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)1 1638586697921 300
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)2 1425336576441 295
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)3 3061 3911 3271 4362 595


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------7 017--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------480 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------6 043--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------340 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)375330313298249
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)2 0631 9492 0362 1692 071

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)310 538313 267322 726331 175337 900
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 3511 4291 5101 5541 602
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)58 61159 17860 68862 85365 714
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)2 8422 9483 0353 1323 311
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)5 0034 8924 7004 7405 028
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)854863822893926
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)264252231264264
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)2 0762 1292 2092 3342 405
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)16 88017 11518 31619 74820 754
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)398 419402 073414 237426 693437 904


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)349 254349 778356 962362 414365 341
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)42 05945 18549 83056 62464 922
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)7 1037 1057 4387 6597 644


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)--28 215------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--80------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--136------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--169------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--264------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--3 142------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--3 206------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--9 788------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--90------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--27------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--50.8------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--40.6------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--4.9------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--5.4------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--0.4------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--7.6------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--0.8------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--11.3------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--3.7------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--12.3------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--9.6------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--3.9------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--1.7------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--2.8------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--2.7------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--6.3------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--4------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--4.4------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--7.2------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--11.1------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--2.9------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--4.1------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--237 689------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--1 1251 036901861
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--128141136141
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--2 9412 8122 6732 639
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--147146125134
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--12 72612 21211 36111 386
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--2 5992 5642 3812 392
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--4 3864 2913 9674 004
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--2 5642 6182 5182 617
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--3 0512 9362 8132 801
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--613590573601
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--4 9104 9434 8855 063
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--9 0518 8448 4728 698
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--7 0117 0306 7626 920
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--2 8152 7472 5232 572
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--283281258281
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--773812772780
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--2 6612 7702 8063 001
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--1 006980925926
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--2 7582 7232 6242 636
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--1 2411 4551 5961 372
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--62 78961 93159 07159 825

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--185 584.4------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--28 214.8------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--535.8------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--1 315.4------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--629.7------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--1 945.1------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--2.5------


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.)6 79818 71430 290----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)214 633204 579194 409----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)221 431223 293224 699----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)3.18.413.5----


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 8026 3626 218----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)6 2305 9455 637----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------46 482
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------20 738



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