Southern Downs (R) ()

 

  Period Southern Downs (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 35,716 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 17,370 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 18,346 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 43.6 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 4,042 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 75 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 245,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 33,295 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 31,394 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 711,172.3 768,848,540.5
 


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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 (%)20.720.620.420.119.8
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)11.511.511.511.711.7
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)9.69.49.29.29.1
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)12.111.711.611.411.1
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.813.713.413.113
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)14.114.314.314.314.3
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)10.210.511.111.612.2
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.75.966.16.3
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.32.42.42.42.5
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)1 2211 2091 1531 1661 146
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)1 1721 1951 2341 2311 243
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)1 3171 3241 3101 3191 270
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)1 1111 1081 1471 1711 183
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)907902871878866
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)781748738746747
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)811809827824799
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)961926874871860
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)1 0471 0281 0471 025994
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)1 1151 0871 0591 0661 053
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)1 1821 2021 2091 1921 185
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)1 1491 1801 1971 1901 203
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)1 2581 2921 2801 2981 267
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)1 0281 0711 1311 2001 258
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)703772840874930
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)542564599609635
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)340362382398412
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)274291289292319
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)16 91917 07017 18717 35017 370
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)1 0471 0621 0711 0831 054
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)1 1271 1221 1381 1501 167
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)1 2201 2411 2271 2051 183
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)1 1001 1341 1771 2381 257
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)840824849874874
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)815819807804796
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)873878862901913
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)1 0811 0831 011972945
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)1 0631 0311 1311 1691 167
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)1 2331 1751 1571 1591 152
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)1 1981 2701 2741 2511 253
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)1 2381 2251 2381 2471 266
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)1 1921 2581 2931 3331 369
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)9811 0221 0871 1791 232
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)778782836875924
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)590598623659705
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)500513509504508
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)518542557557581
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)17 39417 57917 84718 16018 346
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)2 2682 2712 2242 2492 200
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)2 2992 3172 3722 3812 410
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)2 5372 5652 5372 5242 453
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)2 2112 2422 3242 4092 440
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)1 7471 7261 7201 7521 740
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)1 5961 5671 5451 5501 543
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)1 6841 6871 6891 7251 712
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)2 0422 0091 8851 8431 805
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)2 1102 0592 1782 1942 161
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)2 3482 2622 2162 2252 205
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)2 3802 4722 4832 4432 438
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)2 3872 4052 4352 4372 469
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)2 4502 5502 5732 6312 636
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)2 0092 0932 2182 3792 490
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)1 4811 5541 6761 7491 854
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)1 1321 1621 2221 2681 340
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)840875891902920
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)792833846849900
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)34 31334 64935 03435 51035 716
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)61.160.66059.759.2
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)40.841.542.242.443
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)42.84343.443.644.2
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)41.842.242.84343.6


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)428451432405436
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.62.62.52.42.4
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)288307328333310
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)6.46.16.26.36.1


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)4.84.94.955


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--3.3------


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) (%)--1.7------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--4.5------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--1.5------
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 (%)--0.6------
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 (%)--0.2------
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 (%)--0.4------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--14.6------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

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LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--4.3------


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 (%)--44.7------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--1.1------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--1------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--7.1------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--5.6------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--19.4------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--10.5------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--16.7------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--11.8------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--13.2------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--9.8------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--10.9------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--9.3------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--9.2------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--17.6------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.5------


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.)--5------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--43------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--9 755------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--111------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--110------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--459------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--735------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--11 218------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--98------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--1 280------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--1 519------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--225------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--14 340------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--3 407------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--326------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--9 127------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--12 860------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.5------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--2 931------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--579------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--4 236------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--987------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--422------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--115------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--9 270------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.9------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)2 4202 5172 4522 5052 481
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)2 3172 2672 4602 3092 338
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)103250-8196143


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 (%)--24.5------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--19.3------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--6.7------
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 (%)--12.5------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--58------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--4------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--4------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--66------


Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

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CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)--2 8172 8012 7542 739
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--868894850837
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--367348345362
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--10810694104
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--4 1604 1494 0434 042


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----262211259
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----987889
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----101123
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----336
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----373303377


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----323320301
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----666265
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----191915
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----3103
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----411411384


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----322822
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----10119
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----423931


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--15 110------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--771------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--5.1------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--56.2------


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)--1.8------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--22.3------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--13.2------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--31.9------
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)--72------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--2 223------


Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

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PENSION_2Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - Centrelink (no.)--4 9535 0975 3455 496
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)139944
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)403398369361360
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)214200186185175
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--422488492561
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--1 9532 0112 0332 091
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)6139481 0211 1571 268
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)5464597068
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)333652626563586
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)13928216410192
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)121228243274278
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)3 9133 8793 4673 7083 584
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)3 1523 1972 8963 1423 056
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)3 9403 9093 5153 7633 633


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)------38 117--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------599--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------13 928--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------665--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------24--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------4 761--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------339--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------67--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------11 915--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------12 284--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------14--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------597--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------81--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------3--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------2 022--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------33 295--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------707--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------18 140--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--847------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 439------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)219187197112122
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)2126781615
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)240213275128137
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)253215275128137
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)6557503132
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)351322
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)8997674269
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)7263633436
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)513661139
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)12499694675


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------475--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------245 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------27--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------212 000--

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)17 71917 65718 08518 37918 703
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)150170171167159
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)7 6167 7458 0028 3478 830
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)303325336335343
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)1 1831 1331 1731 1631 175
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)445466455488493
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)3429322933
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)196203195191190
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)1 3281 3121 3611 3931 468
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)28 97429 04029 81030 49231 394


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)21 25020 96221 20521 32721 448
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)7 3387 6798 1918 7379 546
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)386400415429399


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--13.8------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--9.2------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--0.8------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--7.1------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--2.9------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--13------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--7.4------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--5.9------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--0.8------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--1.3------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--3.1------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--1.8------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--5.3------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--10.7------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--0.8------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.5------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--14 339------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--1 6301 6101 6001 602
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--15181713
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--158161157155
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--6777
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--517509483485
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--1031059494
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--255240227232
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--147138132135
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--224235222220
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--1212109
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--166173179190
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--312311308304
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--167174165157
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--971018592
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--6897
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--31302625
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--941009389
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--45424339
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--146139150157
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--29363630
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--4 1604 1494 0434 042

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--------711 172.3


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

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PROTECTED_AREA_3Protected Areas - National Parks (no.)--------3
PROTECTED_AREA_5Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (no.)--------32
PROTECTED_AREA_6Protected Areas - Total (no.)--------35
PROTECTED_AREA_8Protected Areas - National Parks (ha)--------39 062
PROTECTED_AREA_10Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (ha)--------7 368
PROTECTED_AREA_11Protected Areas - Total (ha)--------46 430
PROTECTED_AREA_13Protected Areas - National Parks (%)--------5.5
PROTECTED_AREA_15Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (%)--------1
PROTECTED_AREA_16Protected Areas - Total (%)--------6.5


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------3 867
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------998



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The National Regional Profile (NRP) presents, for all Australia, a range of data for various types of small regions. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Areas Levels 2 and other larger geographies. The NRP is intended for users interested in the characteristics of regions and in comparing regions across Australia. Data are in time series, where available.


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