Torres Strait Island (R) ()

 

  Period Torres Strait Island (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 4,635 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 2,461 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 2,174 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 25.9 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 32 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 24 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) No Data Available 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 33,151 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 1,060 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 48,924.2 768,848,540.5
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)35.93533.932.631.6--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)171716.916.816.5--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.614.71515.715.5--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)10.811.411.511.411.7--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)109.79.91010--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)6.97.17.57.88.5--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)3.13.53.644.2--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)1.2110.91.1--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)0.40.60.60.80.9--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)327313293276250--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)315304294283292--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)242246248261239--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)181188192193213--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)211216224234225--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)165167170198205--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)148146154151154--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)132136124118121--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)133137153160159--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)124123119121128--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)122115120124121--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)88899195106--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)7275839094--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3243506370--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)2527283338--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)1411101114--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1615141211--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)1013121521--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)2 3572 3642 3792 4382 461--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)289270250235237--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)290295298288265--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)181173163164182--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)16313511310192--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)222238244247233--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)187193194204207--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)170165166170154--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)121130133135145--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)107116116113118--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)106104109110109--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)106103103108104--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)9510399100100--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)6258707692--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)4043414446--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)4647464441--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)109121322--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)16121066--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1014152021--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)2 2212 2082 1822 1782 174--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)616583543511487--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)605599592571557--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)423419411425421--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)344323305294305--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)433454468481458--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)352360364402412--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)318311320321308--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)253266257253266--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)240253269273277--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)230227228231237--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)228218223232225--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)183192190195206--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)134133153166186--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)728691107116--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)7174747779--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)2420222436--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)3227241817--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2027273542--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)4 5784 5724 5614 6164 635--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)59.359.960.961.762.1--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents22.322.923.724.425.2--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents24.324.825.626.226.7--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents23.223.824.625.325.9--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)10210582108108--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)3.73.22.72.82.9--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)1520221022--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)9.49.39.39.49.5--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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


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) (%)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

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)292294262321312--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)397408423362388--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 105- 114- 161-41-76--

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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.)2528222121--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)78605--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)77746--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)00000--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)3943352532--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--9785--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--3300--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--0000--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--0000--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--121085--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--51297--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--0330--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--0300--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--0000--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--518127--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)1316151415--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)00000--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)00000--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)00000--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)33333--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)00000--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)89746--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)33000--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)43000--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)00000--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)00000--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)00000--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)00003--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)33003--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)00003--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)00000--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)00000--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)00000--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)00000--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)45400--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)3842292133--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)----------2
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)----------2
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)----------41
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)----------2
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)----------24
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)2817----1
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)2817----24
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)----------2


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

No Data Available


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)0----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)0----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)0.5----------
EMP_IND_5Number of Businesses 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_10Number of Businesses 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_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)0----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses 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----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)518560523546585593
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)3----------
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)269303305309332358
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)10119987
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)323835384043
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)------3----
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)384039333031
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)212629292928
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)8919789409671 0241 060


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)595647611643685695
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)292329327324331358
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)878368


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----129118118114
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----231229211208
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----577617701738


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.)156177180182182185
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)5----675
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)304442414540
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)857971666461
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)158221308353513471
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)737071747784
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)188188196190215225
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)7268788410299
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--593673632659696
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--511574556591623
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--599677635664696


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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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------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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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

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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)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----------


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 (%)41.7----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)0.3----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)1----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)3.3----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)4.8----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)22.3----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)9.9----------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)7.1----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)15.9----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)7.1----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)12.3----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)9.6----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)4----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)4.2----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)34.2----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described5.8----------

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Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

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Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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


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 (%)86.3----------


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.)0----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)13----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)303----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)7----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)9----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)50----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)987----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)1 369----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )27----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)20----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)37----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)59----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)1 512----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)183----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)10----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)748----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)941----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)3.7----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)399----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)47----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)118----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)260----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)48----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)36----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)908----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)3.7----------


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 (%)28.1----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)29.5----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)14.2----------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)2.3----------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care15.7----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)14----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)4----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)22----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)40----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)46.7----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)33.3----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)20----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)0----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)64.7----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)35.3----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)0----------


Socio_Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

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SEIF_2SEIFA Decile Ranking - Advantage and disadvantage1----------
SEIF_3SEIFA Decile Ranking – Disadvantage1----------
SEIF_4SEIFA Decile Ranking - Economic Resources1----------
SEIF_5SEIFA Decile Ranking - Education & Occupation1----------

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Land Area (Ha)

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


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

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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

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



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