Whitsunday (R) ()

 

  Period Whitsunday (R) Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 34,312 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 18,048 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 16,264 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 37.9 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 3,634 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 70 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 395,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 42,154 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 27,917 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2014 2,380,438 768,848,540.5
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)18.518.518.618.518.4--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.612.712.712.512.3--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)15.415.715.815.715.5--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.414.11413.713.5--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.914.514.214.114.1--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)12.612.512.412.612.9--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)7.17.47.77.98.1--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.43.53.53.63.8--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)11.11.21.21.3--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)1 1051 1191 1521 1151 079--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)1 0221 0971 1231 1271 144--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)1 0081 0051 0261 0641 059--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)978992990986991--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)1 2041 3031 3641 3651 350--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)1 4511 4951 5081 4741 447--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)1 2061 2831 3261 3531 339--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)1 2401 1851 1471 1071 116--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)1 2011 2601 3241 3511 321--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)1 2131 2061 1431 1221 168--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)1 3341 3431 3671 3571 317--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)1 1721 2191 2391 2691 290--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)1 0501 0321 0301 0461 080--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)754800837835864--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)538550585639633--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)324366368377428--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)212219229241236--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)132154166176186--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)17 14417 62817 92418 00418 048--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)1 0211 0661 0981 0821 085--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)9359619791 0131 016--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)904931942933947--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)807791794814818--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)1 0981 1471 1691 1261 074--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)1 2501 3011 3511 3421 329--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)1 0851 1391 1671 2021 208--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)1 1431 0981 0871 0681 058--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)1 0871 1531 1831 1601 149--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)1 1611 1371 1191 1301 140--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)1 1341 1581 2071 2281 214--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)1 0401 0981 0711 0941 127--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)828825869899928--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)617669710721724--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)406441477521548--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)332350374384384--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)218215226232257--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)206224231244258--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)15 27215 70416 05416 19316 264--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)2 1262 1852 2502 1972 164--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)1 9572 0582 1022 1402 160--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)1 9121 9361 9681 9972 006--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)1 7851 7831 7841 8001 809--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)2 3022 4502 5332 4912 424--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)2 7012 7962 8592 8162 776--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)2 2912 4222 4932 5552 547--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)2 3832 2832 2342 1752 174--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)2 2882 4132 5072 5112 470--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)2 3742 3432 2622 2522 308--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)2 4682 5012 5742 5852 531--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)2 2122 3172 3102 3632 417--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)1 8781 8571 8991 9452 008--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)1 3711 4691 5471 5561 588--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)9449911 0621 1601 181--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)656716742761812--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)430434455473493--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)338378397420444--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)32 41633 33233 97834 19734 312--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)7069.56968.768.4--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents37.537.437.237.437.7--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents37.537.537.537.838.1--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents37.537.437.337.637.9--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)434473452426430--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2221.91.9--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)183194215197196--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 176.56.56.36.1--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)1.41.41.41.41.4--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)4.2----------


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) (%)3.8----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)5.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)0.7----------
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 (%)1.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)0.9----------
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 (%)0.6----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)0.8----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)25.3----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)2 3503 0142 7672 6622 371--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)2 7082 7272 7183 0082 617--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 35828749- 346- 246--

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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 3092 3142 1792 1902 176--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)932948941873872--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)457468450501467--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)138146141137119--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)3 8363 8763 7113 7013 634--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--276228272235--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--165134124110--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--31132615--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--0343--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--472378426363--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--316379300306--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--931139489--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--19311937--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--10459--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--438527418441--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture684690657665661--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)2025232222--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)130133124118114--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity54446--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)702690657641630--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)7073667271--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)241235224218207--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)228226219212212--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport271258244236229--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)1715141515--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)178186181184178--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental504505492508495--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional240241232218211--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)152156145153154--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)111210118--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)3637384340--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)101106106109114--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)3032303334--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)168187182181173--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)4865635860--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)3 8363 8763 7113 7013 634--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)205178189188115102
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)461016376--
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)251188205225121102
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)251190205225121102
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)666355654350
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)102462--
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)766661734651
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)343161301619
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)110971221036370
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)766559714550


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----425395----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----387 000395 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----140163----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----286 250330 000----


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.)--412235----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--102316----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--514551----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture8.3----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)7.2----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)5.9----------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity0.9----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)10.2----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)2.3----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)10.3----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)14.8----------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport7.5----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)0.6----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)1.1----------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental1.9----------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional3.2----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)3.7----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)3.5----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)4.7----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)6.7----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)0.9----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)3.5----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)15 469----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)14 70015 22116 05915 90415 99416 234
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)9299111125136125
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)7 4647 7958 4338 5748 6218 582
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)277283305299317301
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)769794827847801768
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)106110118113109106
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)161722192418
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)220235232239257279
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)1 3551 4151 5031 4491 4591 504
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)24 99925 96927 61027 56927 71827 917


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)17 50117 91518 55818 08417 90817 899
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)7 1757 7378 7329 2219 5249 777
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)324315292236229226


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----5 6615 7205 6665 662
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----8 2367 9797 6187 228
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----13 57813 73714 28414 895


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.)2 5972 6512 7742 8733 0293 209
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)656679
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)273258254237226218
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)908678726760
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)212235252275299313
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)1 1341 1531 1291 1821 2041 134
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)9351 0341 2341 4121 5441 588
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)475152556065
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)490537496493515486
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)1165338463854
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)151162195219230199
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--2 2762 3172 2502 1982 219
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--2 0092 0771 9661 9391 801
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--2 5192 5452 4102 3482 241


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----42 669------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----870------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----15 732------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----10 139------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----81------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----3 501------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----197------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----87------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----11 689------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----13 297------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----11------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----462------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----93------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----4------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----2 014------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----42 154------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----1 052------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----18 867------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )16 238----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )769----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)4.7----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)63.6----------


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)3.8----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.3----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)17.9----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)19.8----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)21.4----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.2----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)65.3----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)1 723----------


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 (%)53.5----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)0.9----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)0.7----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)6.2----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)6.2----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)23.4----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)16.2----------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)13.4----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)10.4----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)17.7----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)9.7----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)10.7----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)8.9----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)12----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)15.5----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described1.8----------

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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 ($)1 308----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)1 899----------


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 (%)4.6----------


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.)373----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)9 664----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)135----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)125----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)760----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)1 487----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)12 550----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )310----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)826----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)1 516----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)269----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)15 471----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)2 701----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)546----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)7 603----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)10 850----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)2.4----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)2 476----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)520----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)3 582----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)761----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)294----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)86----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)7 719----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)2.8----------


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 (%)17----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)17.7----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)5.5----------
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 care8.1----------


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 (%)3----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)6----------
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 (%)73.5----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)20.4----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)5.1----------
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 (%)49.8----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)48.3----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)1.9----------


Socio_Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

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SEIF_2SEIFA Decile Ranking - Advantage and disadvantage6----------
SEIF_3SEIFA Decile Ranking – Disadvantage6----------
SEIF_4SEIFA Decile Ranking - Economic Resources6----------
SEIF_5SEIFA Decile Ranking - Education & Occupation3----------

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)------2 380 438----


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

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PROTECTED_AREA_3Protected Areas - National Parks (no.)------9----
PROTECTED_AREA_5Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (no.)------17----
PROTECTED_AREA_6Protected Areas - Total (no.)------26----
PROTECTED_AREA_8Protected Areas - National Parks (ha)------75 929----
PROTECTED_AREA_10Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (ha)------16 147----
PROTECTED_AREA_11Protected Areas - Total (ha)------92 076----
PROTECTED_AREA_13Protected Areas - National Parks (%)------3.2----
PROTECTED_AREA_15Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (%)------0.7----
PROTECTED_AREA_16Protected Areas - Total (%)------3.9----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------2 527----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------517----



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