Townsville ()

 

  Period Townsville Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 236,629 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 118,768 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 117,861 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 34.5 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 16,779 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 677 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 352,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 49,213 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 182,140 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 8,001,625.8 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 20,218 1,367,920
 


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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)2120.820.820.720.7
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)15.915.615.615.515.4
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.314.314.414.614.6
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.11413.913.713.5
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.413.413.313.113.1
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)10.410.610.610.610.7
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.36.46.76.97.1
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.53.53.53.53.6
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.21.21.31.31.4
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)7 9638 0568 3458 5128 506
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)7 6777 7437 8768 0278 263
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)8 0358 0728 0818 1648 179
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)8 6878 8148 9299 0038 978
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)9 1359 1599 3879 5709 686
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)8 5278 5928 8598 9548 910
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)7 3857 4607 7178 0268 232
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)8 0077 8427 7287 6057 471
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)7 6667 9418 1368 3218 302
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)7 7367 6347 5777 5937 602
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)7 2257 5277 7257 8017 922
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)6 4556 5866 6346 7616 935
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)5 5985 8245 9006 0216 055
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)4 0394 2424 5674 7994 992
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)2 9923 1443 2643 3263 461
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 0062 0972 2132 3672 481
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 3951 4501 4851 4961 530
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)8889179901 0961 263
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)111 416113 100115 413117 442118 768
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)7 8387 8848 0358 1638 253
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)7 3097 4667 6477 8127 972
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)7 4747 5537 6067 7037 737
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)8 4448 2778 3078 4328 467
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)8 8118 8139 1129 2659 328
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)8 1718 4748 6828 8648 866
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)7 4737 6487 8738 1558 438
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)7 8797 8277 7607 7017 690
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)7 5767 9378 2198 4768 448
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)7 6377 6077 5917 5997 662
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)7 0737 3647 5307 6157 699
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)5 8966 1186 3916 6206 838
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)5 1225 3535 3415 4665 543
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)3 9294 0764 3324 5234 720
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)2 8483 0243 2153 3963 553
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 3482 3692 3892 4722 566
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)1 8801 9451 9721 9491 947
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1 7441 8431 8872 0072 134
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)109 452111 578113 889116 218117 861
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)15 80115 94016 38016 67516 759
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)14 98615 20915 52315 83916 235
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)15 50915 62515 68715 86715 916
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)17 13117 09117 23617 43517 445
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)17 94617 97218 49918 83519 014
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)16 69817 06617 54117 81817 776
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)14 85815 10815 59016 18116 670
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)15 88615 66915 48815 30615 161
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)15 24215 87816 35516 79716 750
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)15 37315 24115 16815 19215 264
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)14 29814 89115 25515 41615 621
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)12 35112 70413 02513 38113 773
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)10 72011 17711 24111 48711 598
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)7 9688 3188 8999 3229 712
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)5 8406 1686 4796 7227 014
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)4 3544 4664 6024 8395 047
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3 2753 3953 4573 4453 477
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2 6322 7602 8773 1033 397
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)220 868224 678229 302233 660236 629
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)68.16867.867.667.2
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)33.834.1343434.1
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)34.534.834.834.834.9
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)34.234.434.434.434.5


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--3 4223 4443 4073 394
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------2.12
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--1 3391 3631 2901 340
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------6.36.1


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)2.82.82.92.93


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--7.1------


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) (%)--3------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--4.2------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--1.1------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0.2------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--1.2------
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 (%)--0.6------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--0.7------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--0.9------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--18.6------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--6------


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 (%)--51.5------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--1.9------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--1.1------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--9.7------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--6------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--21.4------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--11.4------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--10.8------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--16.2------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--16.6------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--11.6------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--13.7------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--9.4------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--9------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--10.9------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.8------


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.)--25------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--1 659------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--76 726------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--1 478------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--1 824------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--2 949------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--3 743------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--88 404------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--1 396------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--3 553------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--11 124------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--1 514------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--105 991------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--17 364------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--3 577------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--55 599------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--76 540------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.6------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--20 668------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--3 766------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--22 047------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--6 778------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--2 595------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--972------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--56 826------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--3------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)13 70414 12414 76014 02813 234
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)13 79713 04213 32313 37413 773
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)-931 0821 437654- 539


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 (%)--17.6------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--20.4------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--7.4------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)--1------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--9.7------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--64.9------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--2.9------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--4.3------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--72.1------


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.)--9 98910 0909 8599 732
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--4 4884 5774 4794 443
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--1 9932 0422 0232 101
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--488488521503
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--16 95817 19716 88216 779


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----1 5071 3011 283
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----717597662
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----8873113
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----12517
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----2 3241 9762 075


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----1 6361 7721 675
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----367416408
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----958793
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----201215
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----2 1182 2872 191


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----178167206
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----688068
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----246247274


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--111 735------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--5 743------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--5.1------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--65------


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)--2.3------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.1------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--22.1------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--12.8------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--34.6------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.8------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--73.7------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--16 595------


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 ($)------50 892--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------6 180--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------106 389--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------10 351--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------367--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------16 156--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------185--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------406--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------77 439--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------19 171--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------105--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------4 270--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------91--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------22--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------15 267--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------49 213--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------7 081--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------122 549--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--1 158------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 871------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1 3381 0761 3381 2411 246
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)223174136495436
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)1 5611 2501 4741 7361 682
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)2 0661 4681 5321 8351 749
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)421363425352348
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)52512410082
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)663682778696599
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)593466462488460
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)467335589453217
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)1 0608001 051941677


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------3 319--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------352 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------698--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------309 500--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)6881938574
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)181215249212212

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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)107 431108 183111 301114 562114 833
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)477490518518511
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)41 18242 24144 21646 45947 832
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 5781 5881 6821 7711 823
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3 9564 0274 1514 2724 300
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)9289251 0011 0631 116
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)396388383391387
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)932952960990893
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)10 13210 15410 13610 44810 445
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)167 012168 948174 348180 474182 140


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)127 024126 510128 408130 333128 920
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)38 11840 53444 04748 13751 273
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)1 8661 9011 8952 0081 945


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)--6 369 223------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--1 425------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--3 143------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--1 879------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--2 209------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--101 354------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--126------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--657 004------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--2 512------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--2 452------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--640.1------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--437.6------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--195.7------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--6.7------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--3.3------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--3.4------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--9.3------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--2.8------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--10.6------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--6.6------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--4.8------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--1.2------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.5------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--4.3------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--2.8------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--10.8------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--12.1------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.8------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--105 992------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--2 7532 7242 6782 668
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--10810910796
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--640617591566
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--32313132
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--3 4483 4713 3233 236
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--367379356354
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--1 1661 1581 0781 071
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--614620628672
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--1 1691 1631 1331 125
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--67625756
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--699725755795
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--1 6341 6601 6601 671
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--1 2581 2841 2641 258
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--586606563559
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--52545864
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--221230224214
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--815852911943
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--158163149154
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--949987988992
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--222302328253
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--16 95817 19716 88216 779

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--8 001 625.8------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--6 369 223.1------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--80 082.4------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--364 814.3------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--11 466.7------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--376 281.1------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--4.6------


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_2Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Generating meters (no.)2 1785 00210 667----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)88 82487 45584 269----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)91 00292 45794 936----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)2.45.411.2----


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)6 9096 7617 316----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)7 2916 8526 562----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------20 218
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------4 637



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