Western Australia ()

 

  Period Western Australia Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 2,573,389 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 1,301,639 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 1,271,750 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 35.8 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 218,666 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 14,130 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 487,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 51,465 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 2,087,013 17,633,493
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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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

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ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.419.319.219.119.1
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)14.314.113.913.713.5
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)14.614.915.51616.3
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)14.714.514.414.314.2
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)13.913.813.513.413.3
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)11.211.311.110.910.9
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)6.76.877.27.3
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)3.93.93.83.83.8
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)1.41.51.51.51.6
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)78 47079 93783 17186 31587 881
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)72 97675 09778 54182 18184 499
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)75 59075 99276 91977 70278 292
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)78 95979 16781 23282 95983 593
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)90 04391 79394 51196 64396 018
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)91 14996 883104 836111 039113 045
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)80 86084 84592 332100 265105 482
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)85 58585 43286 60088 91391 126
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)84 22787 78592 23594 92895 349
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)83 12083 73285 10586 24487 506
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)77 15179 13781 20883 28684 773
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)68 18869 98771 99673 81575 429
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)60 45662 82663 08663 99965 217
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)43 81445 94949 59453 01955 155
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)32 63333 93535 63936 83738 696
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)23 25223 71224 74625 96127 456
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)16 35916 91717 21717 50417 685
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)11 23211 92412 72513 54614 437
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)1 154 0641 185 0501 231 6931 275 1561 301 639
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)75 04576 47879 42582 06083 830
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)70 07672 55975 61978 83881 005
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)72 01472 99874 10175 24075 755
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)75 04375 24076 10477 01978 192
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)83 26485 54587 79289 66489 350
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)83 75588 46194 47099 917103 093
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)77 95681 39686 45292 52797 294
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)83 66583 31183 78085 27387 145
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)82 22585 73589 20891 12191 520
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)82 19782 41283 24684 09285 321
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)76 76778 73380 75782 93184 123
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)68 00770 32672 35773 95975 645
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)58 81461 63462 37563 94565 459
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)43 30745 31148 95952 21954 763
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)33 99435 14436 76338 04939 821
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)27 11727 95528 52529 43130 651
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)21 83322 40722 74722 96923 188
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)21 70222 71423 62124 59725 595
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)1 136 7811 168 3591 206 3011 243 8511 271 750
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)153 515156 415162 596168 375171 711
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)143 052147 656154 160161 019165 504
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)147 604148 990151 020152 942154 047
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)154 002154 407157 336159 978161 785
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)173 307177 338182 303186 307185 368
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)174 904185 344199 306210 956216 138
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)158 816166 241178 784192 792202 776
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)169 250168 743170 380174 186178 271
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)166 452173 520181 443186 049186 869
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)165 317166 144168 351170 336172 827
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)153 918157 870161 965166 217168 896
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)136 195140 313144 353147 774151 074
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)119 270124 460125 461127 944130 676
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)87 12191 26098 553105 238109 918
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)66 62769 07972 40274 88678 517
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)50 36951 66753 27155 39258 107
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)38 19239 32439 96440 47340 873
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)32 93434 63836 34638 14340 032
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)2 290 8452 353 4092 437 9942 519 0072 573 389
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)68.668.668.568.468.2
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)35.635.535.33535.1
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)373736.836.636.5
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)36.336.23635.835.8


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--32 25933 62734 51635 403
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)--1.91.91.91.9
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--12 72413 33913 41413 787
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)--5.65.55.45.3


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)0.90.9111


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--3.1------


Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BORN_OSEAS_2Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) (%)--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------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--14.5------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
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 described, Not stated (%)--1.5------


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------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)33 31236 88542 02839 25735 125
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)31 11929 98930 61230 92434 080
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)2 1936 89611 4168 3331 045


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------


Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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 644
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--54 92854 91953 29254 251
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--20 40021 09621 10621 675
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--6 2386 5556 8807 096
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--222 493221 733215 735218 666


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----21 07017 70420 974
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----8 0156 4778 065
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----9849411 230
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)----167168197
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----30 23625 29030 466


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----24 61424 47720 838
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----4 8895 3425 210
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----1 2041 2241 198
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----289245289
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----30 99631 28827 535


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


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------


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 005
PENSION_3Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Age Pension - DVA (no.)426414395377367
PENSION_4Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Service Pension - DVA (no.)18 93117 85016 71715 75914 826
PENSION_5Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Income Support Supplement - DVA (no.)5 2575 0524 8354 5294 296
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--10 86611 73312 50313 691
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--63 70863 78762 70562 477
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)45 14942 19743 28254 62961 176
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)5559596264
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)32 23631 90631 53925 83826 777
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)21 83822 98918 65216 73616 867
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)7 5317 1696 8639 3269 797
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)183 198173 536149 257163 386155 331
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)162 383157 765139 631153 421147 692
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)194 304186 497162 148177 954168 251


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--


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------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)19 64416 70015 13318 45923 434
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)3 5763 0313 5965 3626 499
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)23 22019 73118 72923 82129 933
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)25 65320 99819 27525 18130 622
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)5 6115 2274 7225 3416 762
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)9217889741 3581 562
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)9 5338 8169 20411 37412 940
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)7 1476 4005 8917 1678 688
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)6 4274 1355 3845 5035 441
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)13 57310 53411 27512 67014 130


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------35 136--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------487 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------10 427--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------410 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)1 1171 0261 0311 084961
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)4 0943 9923 9464 0254 201

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)1 337 6131 364 7021 398 7691 439 9581 495 146
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)7 4827 8378 0058 0938 152
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)302 612314 163327 852343 039359 547
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)12 28013 05314 13315 23316 234
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)47 69548 82450 11551 86053 272
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)12 02812 54613 18014 16514 826
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)4 4324 5684 6994 8524 988
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)13 21913 52814 27915 03615 240
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)91 65297 342104 724111 058119 608
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)1 829 0131 876 5631 935 7562 003 2942 087 013


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)1 432 5111 453 9671 482 7121 513 7251 558 183
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)333 263360 742393 465433 022475 391
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)63 25161 83959 60956 54953 459


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)----342347345


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------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--2.4------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--6.2------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--8.2------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1.2------
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 - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--4.5------
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 - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.7------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--7.2------
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------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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.)30 24373 288102 142----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)882 995846 957834 064----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)913 238920 245936 206----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)3.3810.9----


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 6024 2963 987----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 0714 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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The National Regional Profile (NRP) presents, for all Australia, a range of data for various types of small regions. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Areas Levels 2 and other larger geographies. The NRP is intended for users interested in the characteristics of regions and in comparing regions across Australia. Data are in time series, where available.


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