Southern Downs (R) ()

 

  Period Southern Downs (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 35,738 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 17,338 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 18,400 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 44.3 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 4,023 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 93 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 270,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 33,295 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 32,756 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 711,172.3 768,848,540.5
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)20.620.420.119.819.5--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)11.511.511.711.711.6--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)9.49.29.29.19--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)11.711.611.411.110.8--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.713.413.11312.9--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)14.314.314.314.314.3--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)10.511.111.612.212.9--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.966.16.36.5--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)2.42.42.42.52.5--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)1 2091 1531 1661 1531 133--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)1 1951 2341 2301 2411 251--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)1 3241 3101 3191 2701 215--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)1 1081 1471 1711 1831 191--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)902871878867841--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)748738746745731--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)809827824798786--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)926874871860843--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)1 0281 0471 025994941--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)1 0871 0591 0651 0521 068--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)1 2021 2091 1931 1821 157--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)1 1801 1971 1891 2011 224--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)1 2921 2801 2971 2671 241--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)1 0711 1311 2001 2561 307--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)7728408749311 003--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)564599609635641--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)362382397414444--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)291289292312321--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)17 07017 18717 34617 36117 338--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)1 0621 0711 0821 0541 016--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)1 1221 1381 1501 1661 157--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)1 2411 2271 2051 1821 181--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)1 1341 1771 2391 2521 252--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)824849873874854--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)819807805798774--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)878862902913918--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)1 0831 011972945936--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)1 0311 1311 1691 1671 143--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)1 1751 1571 1591 1531 145--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)1 2701 2741 2511 2521 257--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)1 2251 2381 2471 2661 255--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)1 2581 2931 3331 3691 401--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)1 0221 0871 1791 2331 293--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)782836876927994--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)598623659708720--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)513509504510520--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)542557557576584--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)17 57917 84718 16218 34518 400--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)2 2712 2242 2482 2072 149--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)2 3172 3722 3802 4072 408--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)2 5652 5372 5242 4522 396--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)2 2422 3242 4102 4352 443--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)1 7261 7201 7511 7411 695--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)1 5671 5451 5511 5431 505--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)1 6871 6891 7261 7111 704--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)2 0091 8851 8431 8051 779--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)2 0592 1782 1942 1612 084--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)2 2622 2162 2242 2052 213--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)2 4722 4832 4442 4342 414--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)2 4052 4352 4362 4672 479--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)2 5502 5732 6302 6362 642--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)2 0932 2182 3792 4892 600--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)1 5541 6761 7501 8581 997--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)1 1621 2221 2681 3431 361--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)875891901924964--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)833846849888905--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)34 64935 03435 50835 70635 738--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)60.560.159.759.258.6--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents41.542.242.44343.7--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents4343.443.644.244.9--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents42.242.84343.644.3--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)451432405436408--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.62.52.42.42.3--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)307328333310378--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 16.16.26.36.26.3--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)4.94.9555--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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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----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)2 5172 4522 5052 4812 377--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)2 2672 4602 3092 3382 328--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)250-819614349--

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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.)2 8172 8012 7542 7392 697--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)868894850837882--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)367348345362344--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)10810694104100--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)4 1604 1494 0434 0424 023--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--262211259221--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--98788986--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--10112323--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--3360--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--373303377330--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--323320301293--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--66626555--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--19191523--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--31030--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--411411384371--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture1 6301 6101 6001 6021 570--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)1518171310--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)158161157155156--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity677710--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)517509483485484--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)103105949491--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)255240227232219--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)147138132135144--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport224235222220215--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)121210910--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)166173179190184--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental312311308304310--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional167174165157163--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)97101859292--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)68979--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)3130262526--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)94100938992--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)4542433941--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)146139150157167--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)2936363030--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)4 1604 1494 0434 0424 023--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)187197112122137112
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)267816152015
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)213275128137157127
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)215275128137157127
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)575031323331
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)5132232
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)636334363734
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)36611391759
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)996946755493
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)626334343633


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----475520----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----245 000270 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----2734----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----212 000246 750----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

No Data Available


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----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture13.8----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)1.1----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)9.2----------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity0.8----------
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 - Transport5.9----------
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 - Rental1.1----------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional3.1----------
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----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)17 65718 08518 37718 71419 09119 293
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)170171172154173167
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)7 7458 0028 3588 8279 2569 466
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)325336332344347358
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)1 1331 1731 1651 1751 1571 180
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)466455493481498525
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)293230334141
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)203195181191190200
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)1 3121 3611 3951 4801 4791 526
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)29 04029 81030 50331 39932 23232 756


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)20 96221 20521 33021 42921 54921 448
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)7 6798 1918 7469 52510 22710 929
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)400415407365376341


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----5 4075 7545 8676 083
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----7 9477 9497 6747 578
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----16 89517 45018 40818 874


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available

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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.)4 9535 0975 3455 4965 7175 882
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)994447
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)398369361360349316
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)200186185175165152
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)422488492561571599
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)1 9532 0112 0332 0912 0231 932
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)9481 0211 1571 2681 4581 448
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)645970687072
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)652626563586612584
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)2821641019211599
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)228243274278258259
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--3 3773 3313 2913 2163 149
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--2 5932 6492 6452 6112 492
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--3 4433 4093 3673 2903 176


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------

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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----------


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 described1.5----------

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


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----------


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----------


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 care12.5----------


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----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)69.1----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)23.4----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)6.7----------
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 (%)68.9----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)29.5----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.6----------


Socio_Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

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SEIF_2SEIFA Decile Ranking - Advantage and disadvantage3----------
SEIF_3SEIFA Decile Ranking – Disadvantage3----------
SEIF_4SEIFA Decile Ranking - Economic Resources4----------
SEIF_5SEIFA Decile Ranking - Education & Occupation2----------

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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

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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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