Torres Strait Island (R) ()

 

  Period Torres Strait Island (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 4,619 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 2,438 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 2,181 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 25.3 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 25 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2013 7 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) ** No Data Available 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 33,151 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 962 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 48,924.2 768,848,540.5
 


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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)36.235.93533.932.6
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)1717171716.7
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)13.814.614.71515.7
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)11.210.811.411.511.4
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)10.2109.79.910.1
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)6.86.97.17.57.9
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)2.83.13.53.64
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)1.51.2110.9
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)0.50.40.60.60.8
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)351327313293276
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)315315304294282
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)233242246249262
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)175181188192193
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)226211216224232
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)160165167170197
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)142148146154152
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)151132136124118
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)122133137153161
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)130124123119121
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)117122115120124
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)9088899196
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)7272758390
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3032435063
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)2325272833
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)161411911
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1916151412
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1010131215
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)2 3822 3572 3642 3792 438
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)325289270250229
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)265290295298293
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)178181173163163
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)157163135113101
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)223222238245247
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)168187193194203
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)166170165166171
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)130121130133135
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)112107116116113
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)112106104109112
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)111106103103108
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)959510399102
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)5762587077
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)4440434144
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)3246474644
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)141091213
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)181612106
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1110141520
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)2 2182 2212 2082 1832 181
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)676616583543505
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)580605599592575
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)411423419412425
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)332344323305294
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)449433454469479
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)328352360364400
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)308318311320323
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)281253266257253
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)234240253269274
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)242230227228233
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)228228218223232
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)185183192190198
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)129134133153167
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)74728691107
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)5571747477
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)3024202124
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3732272418
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2120272735
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)4 6004 5784 5724 5624 619
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)5959.359.960.961.8
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)22.222.322.923.724.5
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)24.124.324.825.626.3
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)23.223.223.824.625.3


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)13610210582108
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)3.93.73.22.72.8
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)7015202210


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)9.49.49.39.39.4


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--90.7------


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) (%)--0.2------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--0.1------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--0.1------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--0------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--1.7------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)329292294262321
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)449397408423362
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 120- 105- 114- 161-41

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)--25282221
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--7860
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--7774
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--0000
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--39433525


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----978
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----33--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----12108


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----5129
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)------33
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)------3--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----51812


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--1 638------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--124------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--7.6------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--60.6------


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)--0.9------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.9------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--9.4------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--31.1------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--42.5------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--318------


Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PENSION_2Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - Centrelink (no.)--156177180182
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)45----6
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--30444241
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--85797166
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)153158221308353
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)5373707174
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)179188188196190
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)8172687884
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)712702681699687
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)643639621639638
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)717703685702690


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)------34 328--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------30--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------780--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------7 198--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------1--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------69--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------9--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------0--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------228--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------8 939--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------0--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------19--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------146--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------0--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------52--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------33 151--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------32--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------833--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--283------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--0------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)--2817--
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)--2817--


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)521518560566545
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)33------
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)268269303330307
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)101011118
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)3432383739
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)3--------
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)3538403934
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)2421263329
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)8988919781 016962


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)609595647662640
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)282292329352322
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)78774


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--0------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--0------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--0.5------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--3.6------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--0------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--4------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--1------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--1.4------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--0------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--0.2------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--0------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--0------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--6------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--26.8------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--15------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--15.4------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--3.5------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--17.5------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--1 512------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--13161514
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--3333
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--8974
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--33----
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--43----
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--33----
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--454--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--38422921

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Land Area (Ha)

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANDLand Area (Ha)--------48 924.2


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PROTECTED_AREA_2Protected Areas - Indigenous Protected Area (no.)--------1
PROTECTED_AREA_6Protected Areas - Total (no.)--------1
PROTECTED_AREA_7Protected Areas - Indigenous Protected Area (ha)--------19
PROTECTED_AREA_11Protected Areas - Total (ha)--------19


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)--------36
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)--------72



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