Western Australia ()

 

  Period Western Australia Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 2,590,259 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 1,308,302 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 1,281,957 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 36.1 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 221,171 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 11,818 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 519,400 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 51,465 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 2,208,804 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 252,641,786 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 175,166 1,367,920
 


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Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.319.219.219.219.2--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)14.113.913.713.413.1--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.915.51616.116.1--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.514.414.314.214.1--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.813.513.413.313.3--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)11.311.1111111.1--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.877.27.47.6--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.93.83.83.93.9--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.51.51.51.61.6--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)79 93783 17186 27287 73588 794--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)75 09778 54182 18384 34286 292--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)75 99276 91977 66378 19079 196--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)79 16781 23282 84483 12082 413--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)91 79394 51196 32094 86193 603--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)96 883104 836110 496110 388109 397--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)84 84592 33299 893103 753106 984--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)85 43286 60088 75590 29291 822--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)87 78592 23594 68494 30393 781--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)83 73285 10586 16787 15588 632--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)79 13781 20883 13884 11084 609--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)69 98771 99673 78775 28276 775--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)62 82663 08663 95364 98066 219--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)45 94949 59452 98954 94957 131--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)33 93535 63936 84938 65840 378--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)23 71224 74625 98227 48728 673--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)16 91717 21717 50717 81318 265--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)11 92412 72513 55514 33015 338--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)1 185 0501 231 6931 273 0371 291 7481 308 302--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)76 47879 42582 01983 82684 668--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)72 55975 61978 78480 75082 541--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)72 99874 10175 18575 64276 223--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)75 24076 10476 84677 56777 861--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)85 54587 79289 41888 16386 547--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)88 46194 47099 548101 721101 591--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)81 39686 45292 28496 10198 995--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)83 31183 78085 14686 62887 975--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)85 73589 20890 97991 02290 660--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)82 41283 24684 04485 23686 231--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)78 73380 75782 84883 68083 898--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)70 32672 35773 96875 66277 068--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)61 63462 37563 95965 40767 260--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)45 31148 95952 21354 68957 141--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)35 14436 76338 07039 78341 529--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)27 95528 52529 45130 64131 640--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)22 40722 74722 98423 21723 575--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)22 71423 62124 60425 56326 554--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)1 168 3591 206 3011 242 3501 265 2981 281 957--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)156 415162 596168 291171 561173 462--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)147 656154 160160 967165 092168 833--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)148 990151 020152 848153 832155 419--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)154 407157 336159 690160 687160 274--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)177 338182 303185 738183 024180 150--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)185 344199 306210 044212 109210 988--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)166 241178 784192 177199 854205 979--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)168 743170 380173 901176 920179 797--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)173 520181 443185 663185 325184 441--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)166 144168 351170 211172 391174 863--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)157 870161 965165 986167 790168 507--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)140 313144 353147 755150 944153 843--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)124 460125 461127 912130 387133 479--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)91 26098 553105 202109 638114 272--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)69 07972 40274 91978 44181 907--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)51 66753 27155 43358 12860 313--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)39 32439 96440 49141 03041 840--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)34 63836 34638 15939 89341 892--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)2 353 4092 437 9942 515 3872 557 0462 590 259--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)68.668.568.36867.7--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents35.535.33535.235.4--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents3736.836.636.636.8--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents36.23635.835.936.1--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)32 25933 62734 51635 40335 135--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)1.91.91.91.91.9--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)12 72413 33913 41413 78714 448--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 15.65.55.45.35.3--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)0.91111--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)3.1----------


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) (%)3.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)12.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)2.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)0.8----------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)4.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)1.4----------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)2----------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)1----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)2.9----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)37----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)36 88542 02839 25735 12531 702--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)29 98930 61230 92434 08033 664--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)6 89611 4168 3331 045-1 962--

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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.)140 927139 163134 457135 644136 864--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)54 92854 91953 29254 25155 887--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)20 40021 09621 10621 67521 455--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)6 2386 5556 8807 0966 965--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)222 493221 733215 735218 666221 171--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--21 07017 70420 97420 849--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--8 0156 4778 0657 825--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--9849411 230918--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--167168197148--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--30 23625 29030 46629 740--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--24 61424 47720 83820 937--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--4 8895 3425 2104 838--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--1 2041 2241 1981 220--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--289245289240--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--30 99631 28827 53527 235--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture19 99319 18318 36017 83917 369--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)3 0433 1363 0223 0292 927--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)9 6619 4889 0389 0068 900--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity639665646669677--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)42 04841 28939 33440 22441 269--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)7 0927 1616 7716 7736 734--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)14 18013 94313 17113 12812 822--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)7 4027 6117 4847 8728 226--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport14 19614 09413 73313 88314 023--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)1 4171 4521 3801 4241 421--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)18 60217 77617 95118 65319 615--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental22 53922 73122 75823 32023 672--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional25 52026 07025 37525 83326 100--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)8 0378 1257 6857 7557 783--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)641654647667659--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)2 3942 4432 3382 4122 459--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)9 2289 5719 80410 40610 872--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)2 3262 3152 2162 2472 262--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)9 6839 6639 3359 4639 672--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)3 8524 3634 6874 0633 709--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)222 493221 733215 735218 666221 171--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)16 70015 13318 45923 43422 93217 285
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)3 0313 5965 3626 4998 5646 658
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)19 73118 72923 82129 93331 49623 943
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)20 99819 27525 18130 62232 68624 628
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)5 2274 7225 3416 7626 8025 380
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)7889741 3581 5622 2561 593
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)6 4005 8917 1678 6889 4627 272
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)4 1355 3845 5035 4414 1714 546
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)10 53411 27512 67014 13013 63211 818
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)6 0155 6966 6998 3249 0586 973


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----35 13638 190----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----487 000519 400----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----10 42710 901----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----410 000435 000----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)1 0261 0311 084961943--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)3 9923 9464 0254 2014 680--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)--1 1701 019962----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--521549421----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--1 6911 5681 389----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture2.4----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)6.2----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)8.2----------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity1.2----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)10.2----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)3.6----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)10.1----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)5.9----------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport4.5----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)1.1----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)2.6----------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental1.7----------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional7.2----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)3.1----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)6.3----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)8----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)10.4----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)1.4----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)3.9----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)1 097 881----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)1 364 7021 398 7691 476 7411 539 2721 566 5741 583 936
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)7 8378 0058 2168 2618 2138 152
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)314 163327 852347 819366 217376 011380 401
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)13 05314 13315 32016 42816 83417 291
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)48 82450 11552 22053 74054 36854 220
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)12 54613 18014 22915 05615 67715 609
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)4 5684 6994 8585 0225 1175 216
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)13 52814 27915 13315 32015 46015 363
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)97 342104 724113 852122 995127 144128 616
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)1 876 5631 935 7562 048 3882 142 3112 185 3982 208 804


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)1 453 9671 482 7121 552 6491 604 4931 617 9501 620 027
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)360 742393 465437 876482 903516 931542 936
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)61 83959 60956 96753 92149 60744 870
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----463511444513


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----496 992540 434529 603524 524
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----642 838644 097652 040636 581
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----908 533957 7591 003 7771 047 696


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)341342347345358360


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_3Agricultural Commodities - Area of holding - Total area (ha)88 715 236----------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)6 141 548----------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)10 958----------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)8 832----------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)9 480----------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)1 706 977----------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)112 721----------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)1 954 383----------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)13 999 854----------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)268 935----------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)5 386.6----------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)3 213.3----------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)1 410.2----------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)763.1----------

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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.)187 147193 056199 547205 005214 329221 145
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)414395377367359365
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)17 85016 71715 75914 82613 87413 085
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)5 0524 8354 5294 2964 0143 765
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)10 86611 73312 50313 69114 49214 993
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)63 70863 78762 70562 47760 51157 760
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)42 19743 28254 62961 17669 51776 766
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)595962646666
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)31 90631 53925 83826 77727 17027 485
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)22 98918 65216 73616 86715 50316 410
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)7 1696 8639 3269 7979 7019 642
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--147 189141 370139 002138 346139 740
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--134 541132 480130 353130 336119 422
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--162 957156 659152 411151 075141 943


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----53 446------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----79 545------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----1 177 397------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----13 625------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----6 163------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----199 988------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----309------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----9 623------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----942 294------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----18 686------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----869------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----34 725------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----130------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----514------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----173 013------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----51 465------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----96 714------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----1 418 383------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )1 152 196----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )54 316----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)4.7----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)64----------


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)2.9----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1.5----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)20.2----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)11.1----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)39.7----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)0.5----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)75.8----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)148 209----------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

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PRESCH_2Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - 4 years (no.)----32 46733 619----
PRESCH_3Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - 5 years (no.)----491833----
PRESCH_5Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - Preschool (no.)----31 21430 919----
PRESCH_6Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - Preschool program within a long day care centre (no.)----6811 407----
PRESCH_7Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - Children across more than one provider type (no.)----1 0622 126----
PRESCH_8Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - Total (no.)----32 96134 454----


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

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PRESCH_10Children Attending a Preschool Program - Less than 15 hours (no.)----89310 604----
PRESCH_11Children Attending a Preschool Program - 15 hours or more (no.)----32 05422 573----


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 (%)56.7----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)2.9----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)1.6----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)13----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)8.1----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)19.5----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)11.6----------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)12.2----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)19.9----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)16.7----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)9.4----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)14.4----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)8.6----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)7.6----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)9.7----------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described1.5----------

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Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

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Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

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RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)1 312----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)2 106----------


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 (%)14.5----------


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.)24 438----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)40 762----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)726 436----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)6 505----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)11 758----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)27 712----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)35 995----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)873 606----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )44 719----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)43 866----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)120 590----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)15 099----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)1 097 880----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)188 763----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)31 691----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)573 704----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)794 158----------
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.)219 047----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)43 839----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)226 878----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)57 748----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)27 320----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)10 479----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)585 311----------
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 (%)16.9----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)20.2----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)7----------
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 (%)9.3----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)67.8----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)3----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)4.2----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)75----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)62.9----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)30.4----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)5.2----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)1.5----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)58.9----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)38.6----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)2.5----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)252 641 786----------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)88 715 235.9----------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)55 170.2----------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)253 759.4----------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)93 349.4----------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)347 108.8----------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)4.6----------


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

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PROTECTED_AREA_2Protected Areas - Indigenous Protected Area (no.)--6--12----
PROTECTED_AREA_3Protected Areas - National Parks (no.)--245--219----
PROTECTED_AREA_4Protected Areas - Nature Reserves (no.)--1 300--1 226----
PROTECTED_AREA_5Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (no.)--146--150----
PROTECTED_AREA_6Protected Areas - Total (no.)--1 697--1 607----
PROTECTED_AREA_7Protected Areas - Indigenous Protected Area (ha)--12 402 783--30 076 156----
PROTECTED_AREA_8Protected Areas - National Parks (ha)--12 497 520--12 508 130----
PROTECTED_AREA_9Protected Areas - Nature Reserves (ha)--10 249 351--10 252 528----
PROTECTED_AREA_10Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (ha)--1 542 455--1 538 625----
PROTECTED_AREA_11Protected Areas - Total (ha)--36 692 110--54 375 439----
PROTECTED_AREA_12Protected Areas - Indigenous Protected Area (%)--4.9--11.9----
PROTECTED_AREA_13Protected Areas - National Parks (%)--4.9--4.9----
PROTECTED_AREA_14Protected Areas - Nature Reserves (%)--4.1--4.1----
PROTECTED_AREA_15Protected Areas - All Other Protected Areas (%)--0.6--0.6----
PROTECTED_AREA_16Protected Areas - Total (%)--14.5--21.5----


Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_2Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Generating meters (no.)73 288102 142--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)846 957834 064--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)920 245936 206--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)810.9--------


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)4 2963 987--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)4 5174 288--------


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------175 166----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------126 652----



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