Sunshine Coast ()

 

  Period Sunshine Coast Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 341,054 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 165,446 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 175,608 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 43.1 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 34,605 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 1,563 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 477,044 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 38,702 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 292,777 18,387,138
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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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)18.618.518.418.318.2--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)11.511.511.511.511.4--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)10.310.310.310.310.2--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)13.613.513.313.112.9--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.514.414.314.214--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)13.513.313.213.313.3--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)10.110.610.911.111.4--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.75.75.85.96--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.22.22.32.42.4--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)9 4529 5259 4439 4949 583--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)10 37710 57410 84211 03211 102--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)10 68510 88210 94011 18511 356--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)10 23010 33310 54210 62010 736--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)8 4338 5938 6978 8778 971--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)7 9228 0608 1708 1778 267--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)8 0648 2358 4298 5448 619--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)9 9429 6649 4349 3289 364--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)10 77511 22711 52011 58511 566--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)10 98210 89910 84910 89611 081--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)10 77611 12111 34111 42011 349--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)10 17010 17910 31010 56310 783--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)10 54110 45710 46310 55710 677--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)8 9629 57610 08510 37610 679--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)6 9257 2847 5177 9098 335--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)4 9835 1955 4165 6495 934--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)3 4863 5273 6943 8103 882--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)2 6242 7322 8392 9933 162--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)155 329158 063160 531163 015165 446--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)8 8108 9058 9088 8988 921--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)9 6949 90910 14310 37810 505--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)10 28110 35810 44210 56610 754--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)9 89310 06710 26310 38010 405--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)8 0168 3178 5098 6898 854--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)8 1068 2378 3578 4888 513--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)8 6118 8239 1469 3199 539--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)10 77010 59710 38610 30910 319--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)11 91412 27312 56712 65012 622--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)12 41812 28312 18812 27112 379--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)11 89212 33312 67012 95113 068--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)11 11411 39811 66112 00012 357--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)10 99410 97211 21311 38211 598--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)9 34910 00010 48110 78211 096--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)7 0097 4477 8178 3378 811--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)5 2975 4125 6085 8876 163--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)4 3554 4394 4294 4314 514--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)4 4274 5614 7955 0025 190--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)162 950166 331169 583172 720175 608--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)18 26218 43018 35118 39218 504--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)20 07120 48320 98521 41021 607--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)20 96621 24021 38221 75122 110--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)20 12320 40020 80521 00021 141--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)16 44916 91017 20617 56617 825--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)16 02816 29716 52716 66516 780--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)16 67517 05817 57517 86318 158--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)20 71220 26119 82019 63719 683--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)22 68923 50024 08724 23524 188--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)23 40023 18223 03723 16723 460--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)22 66823 45424 01124 37124 417--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)21 28421 57721 97122 56323 140--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)21 53521 42921 67621 93922 275--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)18 31119 57620 56621 15821 775--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)13 93414 73115 33416 24617 146--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)10 28010 60711 02411 53612 097--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)7 8417 9668 1238 2418 396--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)7 0517 2937 6347 9958 352--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)318 279324 394330 114335 735341 054--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)63.362.962.662.361.9--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents41.141.341.641.942.2--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents4343.243.443.744--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents42.142.342.542.843.1--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)3 4723 4683 5333 5293 435--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.121.91.91.9--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)2 3322 3812 2372 5402 619--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 15.35.25.15.15--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)103.2105.2107108.8110.6--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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


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) (%)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----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)19 07520 34520 20121 82220 840--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)16 90417 48316 98217 01516 108--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 1712 8623 2194 8074 732--

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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.)22 51822 22921 49421 31621 309--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)9 6009 3928 9709 1889 310--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)3 2483 2953 2263 2993 294--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)673664652663692--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)36 03935 58034 34234 46634 605--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--2 9972 7132 9933 190--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--1 2821 0741 3141 217--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--149139170177--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--21112517--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--4 4493 9374 5024 601--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--3 9424 0973 5473 347--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--926972857862--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--219245187217--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--34272735--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--5 1215 3414 6184 461--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture1 8251 7341 5981 5581 480--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)7581849080--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)1 5921 5431 4631 4201 442--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity10793949495--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)8 0477 6947 2347 0247 026--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)1 1571 1501 0751 0721 044--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)2 7142 6382 4672 4032 370--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)1 4741 4751 4571 5231 572--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport1 4411 4471 4101 4401 399--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)288294301318302--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)2 5312 6602 7522 9203 041--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental4 7674 6404 5244 6194 650--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional3 8703 8933 7473 7653 798--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)1 3291 3471 2231 2451 278--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)109114979896--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)468487472494526--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)1 7671 7921 8281 9562 005--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)478460424436428--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)1 4941 4591 4631 4741 473--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)506579629517500--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)36 03935 58034 34234 46634 605--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1 5631 2521 2251 9552 7643 293
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)7635374918647881 119
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)2 3261 7891 7162 8193 5524 412
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)2 3481 7901 7162 8193 5564 428
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)5664384376308611 038
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)16812294172164232
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)7465675458191 0461 292
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)2923181 205307281271
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)1 0388851 7491 1261 3281 563
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)7345605318011 0251 270


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----5 6106 924----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----451 250477 044----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----2 6733 065----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----350 000360 000----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)12713514210497--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)9128931 058962940--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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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----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses 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_5Number of Businesses 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_10Number of Businesses 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_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)2.4----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses 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----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)184 485187 958193 236198 460206 423213 647
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 1771 2331 3331 3981 4621 596
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)41 55342 48943 97746 51949 30951 879
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)2 0692 1092 1512 2442 4112 488
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3 5053 5003 4043 4933 5193 580
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)654664646651617601
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)248276288273339268
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 1521 2131 2201 4511 4111 384
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)12 74013 40814 23015 29116 25917 334
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)247 583252 850260 485269 780281 750292 777


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)202 075203 741207 514211 012216 837221 703
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)40 40343 83449 09355 03061 38967 888
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)5 1015 2734 6204 3974 1173 826
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----24161933


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----55 48158 99262 99768 087
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----82 96182 46482 00081 378
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----120 308126 490134 796141 232


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--119122120139140


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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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----------

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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.)--------46 37848 158
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------3 6043 642
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------12 00211 640
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------12 26511 782
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------6869
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------3 9083 813
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------2 9503 041
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------1 9651 694
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--26 52825 86425 32524 82324 725
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--21 09521 22820 89420 71919 765
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--27 61427 06226 40025 87724 985


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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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------

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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

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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)1.6----------
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----------


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 (%)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 described1.6----------

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


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 (%)4.1----------


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.)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

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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

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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----------


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 (%)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 care10.9----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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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----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)83.9----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)14.5----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)1.1----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)0.5----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)60.3----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)38.3----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.4----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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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.)17 90127 242--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)129 548121 221--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)147 449148 463--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)12.118.3--------


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 0205 064--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 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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