Sunshine Coast ()

 

  Period Sunshine Coast Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 335,874 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 163,135 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 172,739 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 42.8 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 34,466 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 1,126 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 451,250 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 38,702 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 269,774 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 308,476.1 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 41,100 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 (%)18.818.618.518.418.3
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)11.711.511.511.511.5
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)10.510.310.310.310.3
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)13.813.613.513.313.1
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.614.514.414.314.2
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)13.213.513.313.213.3
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)9.710.110.610.911.1
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.65.75.75.85.9
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.12.22.22.32.4
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)9 7149 4529 5259 4449 455
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)10 03610 37710 57410 84211 045
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)10 63210 68510 88210 94011 182
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)10 16610 23010 33310 54110 614
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)8 4348 4338 5938 7008 836
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)8 0627 9228 0608 1738 193
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)8 1978 0648 2358 4348 557
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)10 3399 9429 6649 4369 342
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)10 39310 77511 22711 52911 621
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)11 04110 98210 89910 85610 910
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)10 52710 77611 12111 35411 473
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)9 99510 17010 17910 31610 592
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)10 09610 54110 45710 47110 573
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)8 4338 9629 57610 08310 395
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)6 5926 9257 2847 5157 900
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)4 7634 9835 1955 4155 640
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)3 3793 4863 5273 6953 795
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)2 4442 6242 7322 8393 012
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)153 243155 329158 063160 583163 135
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)9 0098 8108 9058 9088 888
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)9 5119 6949 90910 14210 391
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)10 18510 28110 35810 44210 571
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)9 8139 89310 06710 26310 393
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)8 2568 0168 3178 5168 691
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)7 9848 1068 2378 3578 493
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)8 6508 6118 8239 1489 324
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)11 14010 77010 59710 38410 308
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)11 58111 91412 27312 56512 652
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)12 48812 41812 28312 19012 254
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)11 62311 89212 33312 68112 978
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)10 77911 11411 39811 65511 993
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)10 59410 99410 97211 20611 379
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)8 8719 34910 00010 47010 768
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)6 5667 0097 4477 8108 321
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)5 1315 2975 4125 6065 876
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)4 2214 3554 4394 4294 416
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)4 1784 4274 5614 7975 043
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)160 580162 950166 331169 569172 739
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)18 72318 26218 43018 35218 343
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)19 54720 07120 48320 98421 436
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)20 81720 96621 24021 38221 753
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)19 97920 12320 40020 80421 007
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)16 69016 44916 91017 21617 527
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)16 04616 02816 29716 53016 686
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)16 84716 67517 05817 58217 881
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)21 47920 71220 26119 82019 650
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)21 97422 68923 50024 09424 273
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)23 52923 40023 18223 04623 164
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)22 15022 66823 45424 03524 451
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)20 77421 28421 57721 97122 585
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)20 69021 53521 42921 67721 952
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)17 30418 31119 57620 55321 163
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)13 15813 93414 73115 32516 221
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)9 89410 28010 60711 02111 516
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)7 6007 8417 9668 1248 211
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)6 6227 0517 2937 6368 055
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)313 823318 279324 394330 152335 874
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)63.863.362.962.662.3
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)40.541.141.341.641.9
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)42.54343.243.443.7
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)41.542.142.342.542.8


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--3 4723 4683 5333 529
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------1.91.9
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--2 3322 3812 2372 540
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------5.15.1


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)101.7103.2105.2107108.9


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--1.5------


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BORN_OSEAS_2Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) (%)--5.3------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--9.8------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--0.8------
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 (%)--0.8------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--0.4------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)--0.3------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--1------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--1.2------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--24.8------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--4.1------


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 (%)--56.1------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--2------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--1.6------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--10.7------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--9.1------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--22.3------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--10.5------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.2------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--18.1------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--16.1------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--10.9------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--13.6------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--11.7------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--5.3------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--10.6------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.6------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)--549------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--1 326------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--94 711------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--999------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--1 073------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--3 129------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--4 297------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--106 084------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--1 912------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--9 717------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--15 493------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--1 868------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--135 074------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--27 374------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--4 609------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--84 729------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--116 712------
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.)--27 941------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--5 232------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--38 813------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--9 550------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--3 821------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--948------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--86 305------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.9------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)19 86819 07520 34520 20121 822
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)17 07116 90417 48316 98217 015
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 7972 1712 8623 2194 807


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 (%)--20.2------
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 (%)--7.1------
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 (%)--10.9------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--70.3------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--3.1------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--3.8------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--77.1------


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.)--22 51822 22921 49421 316
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--9 6009 3928 9709 188
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--3 2483 2953 2263 299
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--673664652663
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--36 03935 58034 34234 466


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----2 9972 7132 993
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----1 2821 0741 314
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----149139170
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----211125
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----4 4493 9374 502


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----3 9424 0973 547
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----926972857
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----219245187
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----342727
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----5 1215 3414 618


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----367379323
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----227233158
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----594612481


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--145 343------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--10 267------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--7.1------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--58.4------


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)--1.6------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.5------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--23.8------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--8.1------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--37.4------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.6------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--72.9------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--19 491------


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 ($)------42 411--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------7 253--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------137 137--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------9 580--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------611--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------32 508--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------435--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------1 246--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------130 118--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------18 166--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------203--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------8 207--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------136--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------88--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------27 097--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------38 702--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------9 401--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------185 901--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--1 423------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 989------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)2 2801 5631 2521 2251 955
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)555763537491864
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)2 8352 3261 7891 7162 819
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)2 9392 3481 7901 7162 819
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)754566438437630
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)12216812294172
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)908746567545819
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)3352923181 205307
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)1 2431 0388851 7491 126


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------5 610--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------451 250--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------2 673--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------350 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)148127135142104
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)9319128931 058962

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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)182 946184 485187 958193 244198 464
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 1711 1771 2331 3281 399
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)40 98041 55342 48943 96846 522
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)2 0552 0692 1092 1722 242
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3 5903 5053 5003 4053 482
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)648654664652650
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)237248276285286
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 1311 1521 2131 2221 443
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)12 59112 74013 40814 23715 286
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)245 349247 583252 850260 513269 774


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)202 279202 075203 741206 685210 110
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)37 99240 40343 83448 49354 445
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)5 0715 1015 2735 3275 220


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)--99 905------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--374------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--390------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--2 856------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--3 811------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--1 298------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--9 420------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--34 717------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--2 452------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--4 811------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--199.6------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--119.8------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--64------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--15.8------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--1.7------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--1.4------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--6.5------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--11.6------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--3.2------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--12.7------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--9.1------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--3.7------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--1.2------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--2.7------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--2.4------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--5.9------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--3.4------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--4.4------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--8.1------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--13.3------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.9------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--135 074------


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 8251 7341 5981 558
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--75818490
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--1 5921 5431 4631 420
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--107939494
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--8 0477 6947 2347 024
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--1 1571 1501 0751 072
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--2 7142 6382 4672 403
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--1 4741 4751 4571 523
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--1 4411 4471 4101 440
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--288294301318
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--2 5312 6602 7522 920
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--4 7674 6404 5244 619
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--3 8703 8933 7473 765
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--1 3291 3471 2231 245
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--1091149798
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--468487472494
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--1 7671 7921 8281 956
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--478460424436
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--1 4941 4591 4631 474
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--506579629517
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--36 03935 58034 34234 466

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--308 476.1------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--99 905.3------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--2 378.9------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--4 062.1------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--3 488.8------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--7 550.9------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--1.7------


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.)8 10617 90127 242----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)137 527129 548121 221----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)145 633147 449148 463----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)5.612.118.3----


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)5 1805 0205 064----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 7875 5455 309----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------41 100
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------17 245



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