Wide Bay ()

 

  Period Wide Bay Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 288,597 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 142,292 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 146,305 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 44.6 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 21,682 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 648 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 285,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 36,748 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 233,293 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 4,850,281.3 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 34,822 1,367,920
 


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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.819.719.519.219
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)111111.11110.9
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)9.69.59.59.49.4
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)12.31211.811.511.3
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)1413.813.613.413.3
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)14.514.514.314.314.3
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)11.211.712.212.713.2
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.75.96.16.26.5
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.9222.12.2
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)8 9078 9598 9838 9488 785
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)9 1829 2729 3909 5229 622
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)9 98010 0239 9319 8179 775
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)9 0689 0929 2319 1539 075
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)6 6566 5976 6896 6976 675
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)6 4496 3556 4256 3876 291
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)6 5616 4826 5886 7336 735
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)7 9557 5407 2686 9956 858
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)8 3738 5418 7228 7808 659
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)9 3369 0738 9038 7488 686
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)9 4449 4909 6469 6969 703
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)9 5999 5799 7549 83510 019
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)10 43110 54710 28510 23010 218
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)9 0279 58310 18610 70610 997
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)6 9887 4067 7368 0298 484
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)4 6864 8985 1675 4275 766
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)3 0383 2233 3283 4373 491
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)2 0462 1622 2152 3212 453
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)137 726138 822140 447141 461142 292
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)8 3708 3048 3698 2558 207
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)8 8708 9078 9499 1599 203
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)9 6859 7459 6749 3959 362
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)8 4978 5248 7318 8908 877
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)6 2626 5816 7316 7646 729
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)6 4936 6446 7746 7686 738
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)7 1306 9847 0967 1777 276
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)8 6318 2888 0527 8897 673
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)9 0719 2379 3819 4139 346
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)10 0799 8039 6139 4559 444
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)10 09710 20610 47510 50310 545
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)9 9959 96510 14510 37310 520
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)10 25810 48310 39510 45010 576
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)8 5478 9749 65410 19410 582
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)6 3936 6877 1177 5057 963
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)4 6084 8495 0515 2905 608
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)3 5143 6153 7353 7043 802
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)3 2793 3843 5363 7593 854
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)139 779141 180143 478144 943146 305
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)17 27717 26317 35217 20316 992
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)18 05218 17918 33918 68118 825
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)19 66519 76819 60519 21219 137
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)17 56517 61617 96218 04317 952
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)12 91813 17813 42013 46113 404
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)12 94212 99913 19913 15513 029
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)13 69113 46613 68413 91014 011
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)16 58615 82815 32014 88414 531
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)17 44417 77818 10318 19318 005
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)19 41518 87618 51618 20318 130
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)19 54119 69620 12120 19920 248
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)19 59419 54419 89920 20820 539
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)20 68921 03020 68020 68020 794
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)17 57418 55719 84020 90021 579
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)13 38114 09314 85315 53416 447
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)9 2949 74710 21810 71711 374
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)6 5526 8387 0637 1417 293
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)5 3255 5465 7516 0806 307
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)277 505280 002283 925286 404288 597
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)61.460.760.259.759.1
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)42.442.943.243.744.3
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)43.343.643.944.344.9
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)42.943.343.64444.6


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--3 3113 3613 2013 155
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------2.32.3
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--2 3222 5002 4082 619
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------66.1


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)5.75.85.95.96


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--4------


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) (%)--2.6------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--6.1------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--0.7------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0.1------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--0.9------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--0.3------
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 (%)--0.5------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--0.5------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--17.5------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--3.1------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Persons with Post School Qualifications - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
SCHOOL_2Persons with Post School Qualifications - Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over (%)--47.4------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--0.9------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--0.9------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--6.3------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--5.7------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--21.7------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--12------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.8------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--13.8------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--14.9------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--11.1------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--12.3------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--10.1------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--8.5------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--14.8------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.7------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)--47------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--971------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--70 498------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--1 079------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--980------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--2 716------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--4 072------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--80 363------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--970------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--6 365------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--10 702------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--1 770------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--100 170------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--26 191------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--3 257------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--74 880------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--104 328------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.4------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--21 834------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--4 647------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--36 132------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--9 254------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--3 459------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--875------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--76 201------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.8------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)18 71117 55217 91217 20117 418
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)16 03316 24016 13916 46516 792
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 6781 3121 773736626


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 (%)--19.6------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--18.2------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--6.4------
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 (%)--12.8------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--59.6------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--3.5------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--3.7------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--66.7------


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.)--14 31914 21113 60613 557
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--5 6765 6105 3425 391
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--2 2992 2702 1842 232
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--488475489502
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--22 78222 56621 62121 682


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----1 5791 2841 575
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----716552730
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----9766103
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----13139
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----2 4051 9152 417


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----2 0482 1681 816
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----476540470
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----138152116
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----191720
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----2 6812 8772 422


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----310259238
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----957573
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----405334311


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--109 862------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--9 694------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--8.8------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--50.1------


Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
YOUTH_2Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.9------
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)--17------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--9.8------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--36.9------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.5------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--67.6------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--17 173------


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 ($)------41 339--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------4 961--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------100 428--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------4 285--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------270--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------25 308--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------293--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------469--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------86 479--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------16 219--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------126--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------5 518--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------104--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------33--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------14 233--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------36 748--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------5 859--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------130 665--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--950------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 487------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)2 0231 4281 3901 1841 379
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)12313373142180
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)2 1461 5611 4631 3261 559
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)2 5341 6041 4691 3311 563
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)508374337294359
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)2621122336
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)707510434556555
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)607403350333410
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)319174113265238
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)926578463598648


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------4 756--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------285 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------388--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------255 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)5245394239
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)194234236208231

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)143 977144 546148 182151 300153 550
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 3371 3941 5151 5651 626
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)47 03947 79249 44651 73954 270
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)2 0842 0842 1762 2412 354
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)5 1625 0545 0845 1205 209
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)1 2211 2271 2461 2991 352
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)193197207207212
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)1 4411 3841 3431 3661 399
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)11 73411 89012 40912 88613 321
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)214 188215 568221 608227 723233 293


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)163 056162 255164 911166 459166 995
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)47 00349 16452 49957 13662 359
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)4 1184 1514 1934 1203 951


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)--4 063 791------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--20 166------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--7 309------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--13 568------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--14 891------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--55 579------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--32 234------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--818 687------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--4 600------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--179 798------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--1 056.8------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--692.6------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--311.2------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--53.1------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--8.3------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--2.4------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--8.9------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1.6------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--2.7------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--12.3------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--6.9------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--4.1------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--0.8------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--1.4------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.4------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--3.2------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--2.8------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--5.5------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--8.4------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--14------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.9------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--100 169------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--5 9865 8525 6945 749
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--86958883
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--937928879855
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--75777379
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--3 9673 8773 5923 541
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--507516481468
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--1 6321 5861 4621 448
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--908889867889
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--1 2451 2731 2161 218
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--73776868
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--9571 0069991 085
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--1 9761 9311 9131 919
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--1 1991 1971 1661 152
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--725706631598
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--60656159
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--157174169183
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--853853857889
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--181157154157
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--1 0371 0661 0121 018
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--221241239224
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--22 78222 56621 62121 682

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--4 850 281.3------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--4 063 791.2------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--63 530.3------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--111 936.4------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--18 338.5------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--130 275------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--1.8------


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 47913 04021 210----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)117 449111 151104 729----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)122 928124 191125 939----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)4.510.516.8----


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)4 6114 4404 324----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 2715 1254 862----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------34 822
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------15 797



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