Townsville ()

 

  Period Townsville Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 238,233 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 119,483 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 118,750 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 34.7 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 16,368 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 636 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 353,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 49,213 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 184,849 18,387,138
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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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)20.820.820.720.720.6--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)15.615.615.515.415.2--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.314.414.514.514.5--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)1413.913.713.513.3--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.413.313.11313--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)10.610.610.610.710.9--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.46.76.97.17.3--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.53.53.63.63.7--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.21.31.31.41.5--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)8 0568 3458 5128 5408 563--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)7 7437 8768 0298 2578 312--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)8 0728 0818 1638 1798 199--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)8 8148 9299 0058 9838 859--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)9 1599 3879 5579 7259 775--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)8 5928 8598 9508 8628 813--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)7 4607 7178 0228 2108 349--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)7 8427 7287 6057 4617 392--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)7 9418 1368 3178 2828 139--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)7 6347 5777 5917 6017 745--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)7 5277 7257 8017 9037 779--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)6 5866 6346 7586 9327 122--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)5 8245 9006 0176 0546 208--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)4 2424 5674 8004 9895 120--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)3 1443 2643 3313 4683 593--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)2 0972 2132 3702 4832 597--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 4501 4851 5021 5351 538--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)9179901 0961 2471 380--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)113 100115 413117 426118 711119 483--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)7 8848 0358 1628 2598 189--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)7 4667 6477 8127 9638 037--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)7 5537 6067 7037 7347 812--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)8 2778 3078 4318 4478 391--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)8 8139 1129 2529 3239 239--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)8 4748 6828 8578 8608 859--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)7 6487 8738 1508 4228 557--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)7 8277 7607 7027 6887 724--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)7 9378 2198 4768 4468 350--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)7 6077 5917 5977 6657 782--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)7 3647 5307 6137 6957 691--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)6 1186 3916 6216 8477 002--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)5 3535 3415 4675 5455 615--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)4 0764 3324 5254 7254 861--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3 0243 2153 3993 5623 740--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)2 3692 3892 4762 5742 704--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)1 9451 9721 9531 9491 994--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1 8431 8872 0102 1172 203--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)111 578113 889116 206117 821118 750--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)15 94016 38016 67416 79916 752--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)15 20915 52315 84116 22016 349--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)15 62515 68715 86615 91316 011--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)17 09117 23617 43617 43017 250--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)17 97218 49918 80919 04819 014--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)17 06617 54117 80717 72217 672--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)15 10815 59016 17216 63216 906--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)15 66915 48815 30715 14915 116--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)15 87816 35516 79316 72816 489--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)15 24115 16815 18815 26615 527--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)14 89115 25515 41415 59815 470--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)12 70413 02513 37913 77914 124--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)11 17711 24111 48411 59911 823--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)8 3188 8999 3259 7149 981--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)6 1686 4796 7307 0307 333--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)4 4664 6024 8465 0575 301--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3 3953 4573 4553 4843 532--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2 7602 8773 1063 3643 583--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)224 678229 302233 632236 532238 233--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)6867.867.567.266.9--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males (years)34.1343434.134.3--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females (years)34.834.834.834.935.2--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons (years)34.434.434.434.534.7--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)3 4223 4443 4073 3943 349--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.22.12.122--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)1 3391 3631 2901 3401 439--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 16.76.66.36.15.9--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)2.82.92.933--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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


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


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)14 12414 76014 02813 23412 924--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)13 04213 32313 37413 77313 883--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)1 0821 437654- 539- 959--

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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.)9 98910 0909 8599 7329 438--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)4 4884 5774 4794 4434 471--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)1 9932 0422 0232 1011 986--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)488488521503473--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)16 95817 19716 88216 77916 368--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--1 5071 3011 2831 198--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--717597662545--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--887311381--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--1251712--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--2 3241 9762 0751 836--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--1 6361 7721 6751 701--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--367416408416--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--958793114--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--20121515--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--2 1182 2872 1912 246--


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 6682 546--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)1081091079694--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)640617591566537--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)3231313240--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)3 4483 4713 3233 2363 092--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)367379356354337--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)1 1661 1581 0781 0711 016--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)614620628672675--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)1 1691 1631 1331 1251 070--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)6762575666--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)699725755795835--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)1 6341 6601 6601 6711 664--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)1 2581 2841 2641 2581 232--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)586606563559558--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)5254586449--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)221230224214207--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)815852911943981--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)158163149154143--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)9499879889921 003--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)222302328253223--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)16 95817 19716 88216 77916 368--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1 0761 3381 2411 2461 043746
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)174136495436439154
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)1 2501 4741 7361 6821 482900
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)1 4681 5321 8351 7491 609943
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)363425352348313240
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)5124100828135
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)466462488460434298
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)335589453217378338
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)8001 051941677812636
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)413449452430394275


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----3 3193 323----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----352 000353 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----698575----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----309 500285 000----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)8193857462--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)215249212212203--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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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----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses 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_5Number of Businesses 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_10Number of Businesses 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_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)1.5----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses 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----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)108 183111 301114 566114 821116 130117 035
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)490518520508518512
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)42 24144 21646 44947 84248 50748 898
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 5881 6821 7601 8291 8151 838
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)4 0274 1514 2814 2844 1514 016
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)9251 0011 0571 1101 0531 046
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)388383384382371352
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)952960993897842828
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)10 15410 13610 43610 43010 37110 324
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)168 948174 348180 446182 103183 758184 849


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)126 510128 408130 757129 360128 561127 508
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)40 53444 04750 07453 21255 77457 879
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)1 9011 8951 6481 5471 4481 300
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----5997


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----42 96243 54542 28841 820
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----58 22756 61155 47353 770
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----78 50181 07785 13188 369


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--6060576263


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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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----------

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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.)--------20 17120 804
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------2 3642 532
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------7 5487 379
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------9 6039 864
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------6668
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------4 1734 248
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------2 1702 285
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------1 9421 798
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--17 44417 08916 96616 81516 762
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--15 12415 14115 23315 15514 317
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--18 56218 19917 96517 73816 943


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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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------

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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

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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)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----------


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 (%)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 described1.8----------

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


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 (%)6----------


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

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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

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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----------


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


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)66----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)28.9----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)4.2----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)0.8----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)57.7----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)40.5----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.8----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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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.)5 00210 667--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)87 45584 269--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)92 45794 936--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)5.411.2--------


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 7617 316--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)6 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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