Western Downs (R) ()

 

  Period Western Downs (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 33,799 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 17,613 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 16,186 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 36.8 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 4,925 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 82 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 300,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 42,973 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 31,088 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 3,793,848.9 768,848,540.5
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)23.223.423.223.223.3--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.312.312.312.111.8--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)12.112.412.612.612.7--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)13.913.613.413.213--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.113131313.1--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)11.411.411.311.311.3--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)888.28.48.4--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)4.54.44.44.54.6--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.51.61.61.71.8--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)1 3111 3941 4001 3791 367--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)1 2971 3331 3531 4101 432--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)1 2521 2841 2931 2911 308--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)1 0881 0781 0971 1041 105--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)1 0301 0841 0981 0841 058--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)1 0581 0861 1281 1311 146--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)9321 0241 0761 1351 166--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)1 1571 1001 0511 0111 009--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)1 1761 1861 2201 2301 202--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)1 1361 1661 1711 1851 212--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)1 0861 0641 0861 0931 093--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)9931 0211 0521 0611 062--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)989996978955943--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)737766834867886--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)604590569587597--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)430435443450471--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)287295316321306--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)206206212235250--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)16 76917 10817 37717 52917 613--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)1 2641 2921 3031 3211 344--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)1 1801 2241 2601 3091 351--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)1 1971 1701 1311 0831 073--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)1 0061 0031 0301 0281 004--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)841871878846817--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)955976990987968--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)9579941 0089951 015--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)1 0451 0481 0511 0471 049--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)1 1261 1421 1491 1621 137--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)1 0299941 0061 0211 064--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)1 0021 0621 0731 0741 042--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)910926946962991--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)812805810817819--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)693714740744722--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)562567608615644--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)395412416455488--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)334313301299305--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)288311324346353--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)15 59615 82416 02416 11116 186--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)2 5752 6862 7032 7002 711--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)2 4772 5572 6132 7192 783--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)2 4492 4542 4242 3742 381--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)2 0942 0812 1272 1322 109--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)1 8711 9551 9761 9301 875--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)2 0132 0622 1182 1182 114--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)1 8892 0182 0842 1302 181--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)2 2022 1482 1022 0582 058--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)2 3022 3282 3692 3922 339--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)2 1652 1602 1772 2062 276--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)2 0882 1262 1592 1672 135--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)1 9031 9471 9982 0232 053--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)1 8011 8011 7881 7721 762--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)1 4301 4801 5741 6111 608--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)1 1661 1571 1771 2021 241--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)825847859905959--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)621608617620611--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)494517536581603--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)32 36532 93233 40133 64033 799--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)62.862.662.662.261.8--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents36.936.436.236.236.1--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents37.136.937.137.437.5--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents3736.636.736.836.8--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)500557519508462--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.82.72.72.72.6--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)237250241217259--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 16.36.56.76.46.3--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)0.90.90.90.90.9--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)4.5----------


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) (%)1.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)2.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)0.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)0.1----------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)0.9----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)0.2----------
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 (%)0.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)0.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)14----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)3 2382 5902 4972 5492 665--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)2 5482 6982 6582 9162 950--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)690- 108- 161- 367- 285--

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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.)3 2263 1653 2163 2513 280--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)1 0581 0981 1061 0841 126--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)361386387409416--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)768291104103--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)4 7214 7314 8004 8484 925--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--338354358301--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--143159162119--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--17203519--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--4303--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--502536555442--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--387370346358--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--75746857--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--20251511--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--3333--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--485472432429--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)2 3562 3092 2732 2612 281--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)2022232926--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)141142139136138--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)89989--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)493509530549540--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)8376848082--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)245228223210218--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)108106103104115--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)244250259291282--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)11111076--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)161170180198212--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)327351371374400--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)140140152158162--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)5551606671--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)1517191616--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)1917141719--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)7373817480--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)3129302722--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)163173175182181--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)2848656165--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)4 7214 7314 8004 8484 925--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1762263623559838
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)281913415043--
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)20424549650514138
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)20425550550914138
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)54681011003014
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)43253110--
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)58741321354316
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)33187139978966
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)9126027023213382
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)58711251324014


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----487359----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----320 000300 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----3748----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----385 000396 500----


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.)--261818----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--8811----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--342629----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)18.8----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)5.7----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)6.1----------
EMP_IND_5Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)2.3----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)10.1----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)2.9----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)10.1----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)5.7----------
EMP_IND_10Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)4.1----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)0.4----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)1.3----------
EMP_IND_13Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)1.1----------
EMP_IND_14Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)3----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)1.6----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)5----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)7.1----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)7.7----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)0.5----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)3.4----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)14 539----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)14 55015 21615 64715 95615 89015 739
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)94102100141137124
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)8 9389 51910 03110 63210 72310 596
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)313338360383387388
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)1 6731 7391 7701 7911 7741 714
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)708790861945905825
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)585956696145
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)177187224210210209
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)1 2751 3521 4231 4651 4701 448
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)27 78629 30230 47231 59231 55731 088


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)17 13917 73217 89317 86717 39516 831
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)10 33411 27512 26613 45013 85414 049
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)315297276281260237


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----6 4297 0596 9926 777
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----8 2998 2578 0267 659
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----15 50416 08716 32316 498


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.)3 0373 0303 0753 0423 1303 271
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)1110111097
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)1721601321129795
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)1079796928575
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)343340338362401450
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)1 5141 4651 3901 3861 3851 440
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)6405516367121 0631 218
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)646160605771
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)533521402438567635
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)18610869484598
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)145152182177257271
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--2 7892 5882 5002 5662 682
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--2 2932 1742 1152 2212 171
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--2 9742 7902 6762 7152 707


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----46 655------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----775------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----13 915------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----3 168------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----51------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----5 176------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----268------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----82------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----11 982------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----10 000------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----6------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----339------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----65------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----2------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----2 292------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----42 973------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----916------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----17 645------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )15 076----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )537----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)3.6----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)62.3----------


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)2.6----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.2----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)17.1----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)18.6----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)28.3----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)0.7----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)68.5----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)2 030----------


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 (%)45.4----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)0.6----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)0.8----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)6.9----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)5.1----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)20----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)11.9----------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)21.2----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)11----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)15.1----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)7.5----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)11.5----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)7.5----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)11.1----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)13.5----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described1.7----------

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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 ($)868----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)1 519----------


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 (%)2.3----------


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.)6----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)136----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)9 456----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)92----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)120----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)472----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)1 029----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)11 311----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )111----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)1 604----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)1 240----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)274----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)14 540----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)2 697----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)367----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)7 887----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)10 951----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)2.6----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)2 982----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)496----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)3 381----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)755----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)293----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)102----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)8 009----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)3----------


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 (%)25.8----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)21.7----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)6.9----------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)1.1----------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)10.7----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)57----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)3----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)4----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)64----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)69.5----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)27.3----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)2.3----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)0.9----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)47.9----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)50.6----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.5----------


Socio_Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

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SEIF_2SEIFA Decile Ranking - Advantage and disadvantage5----------
SEIF_3SEIFA Decile Ranking – Disadvantage6----------
SEIF_4SEIFA Decile Ranking - Economic Resources7----------
SEIF_5SEIFA Decile Ranking - Education & Occupation4----------

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)------3 793 848.9----


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.)------8----
PROTECTED_AREA_6Protected Areas - Total (no.)------11----
PROTECTED_AREA_8Protected Areas - National Parks (ha)------14 068----
PROTECTED_AREA_10Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (ha)------3 446----
PROTECTED_AREA_11Protected Areas - Total (ha)------17 513----
PROTECTED_AREA_13Protected Areas - National Parks (%)------0.4----
PROTECTED_AREA_15Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (%)------0.1----
PROTECTED_AREA_16Protected Areas - Total (%)------0.5----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------2 379----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------737----



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