Western Australia - Outback ()

 

  Period Western Australia - Outback Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2015 233,074 23,777,777
Male (no.) 2015 129,861 11,826,927
Female (no.) 2015 103,213 11,950,850
Median Age - Persons (years) 2015 34.5 37.4
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2015 15,109 2,121,235
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2016 667 110,387
Houses - median sale price ($) 2014 396,000 460,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 57,471 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2016 175,431 18,387,138
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 229,805,000 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 7,327 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 (%)21.520.920.520.320.2--
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)13.413.112.812.211.8--
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)17.718.4191918.9--
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)16.416.416.316.316.2--
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.414.314.214.314.4--
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)9.79.79.810.110.3--
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)4.44.64.74.95.1--
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)2222.12.2--
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)0.60.60.70.70.8--
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)8 6488 6208 7108 5518 479--
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)8 0158 1108 3148 3288 297--
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)7 5157 5197 4117 3057 245--
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)6 8156 7776 8246 6906 578--
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)9 2409 4509 4318 8188 306--
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)11 82612 91013 57113 12412 570--
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)10 17911 19912 06912 38812 676--
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)10 52210 61310 80410 84910 793--
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)10 24910 98511 39611 38911 300--
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)9 3859 67410 01510 14910 296--
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)8 8049 1439 3659 3719 411--
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)6 9757 3967 8108 0678 192--
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)5 2695 3935 5385 6445 850--
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3 2193 4563 7473 8473 986--
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)2 1782 3122 3552 4462 527--
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)1 2661 3581 4571 5201 577--
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)892893931946939--
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)478574635748839--
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)121 475126 382130 383130 180129 861--
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)8 4328 2528 1718 0127 848--
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)7 9938 0318 1038 0607 981--
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)7 3917 4237 4567 3987 272--
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)6 2716 2506 2186 1076 086--
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)7 6027 5207 4957 0496 649--
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)9 1329 65910 0389 9689 674--
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)8 2678 5178 9289 0039 058--
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)8 1188 0317 9877 9617 923--
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)7 6847 9478 0807 9417 821--
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)7 1857 1797 1837 1057 055--
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)6 6816 7626 8946 8786 812--
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)5 4055 6195 7775 8215 888--
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)3 8753 9043 9684 0454 122--
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)2 6662 8312 9953 0613 124--
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)1 7811 9222 0202 1242 186--
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)1 3261 3451 3961 4461 531--
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)8829351 0021 0481 092--
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)8128789401 0001 091--
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)101 503103 005104 651104 027103 213--
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)17 08016 87216 88116 56316 327--
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)16 00816 14116 41716 38816 278--
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)14 90614 94214 86714 70314 517--
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)13 08613 02713 04212 79712 664--
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)16 84216 97016 92615 86714 955--
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)20 95822 56923 60923 09222 244--
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)18 44619 71620 99721 39121 734--
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)18 64018 64418 79118 81018 716--
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)17 93318 93219 47619 33019 121--
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)16 57016 85317 19817 25417 351--
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)15 48515 90516 25916 24916 223--
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)12 38013 01513 58713 88814 080--
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)9 1449 2979 5069 6899 972--
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)5 8856 2876 7426 9087 110--
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)3 9594 2344 3754 5704 713--
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)2 5922 7032 8532 9663 108--
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)1 7741 8281 9331 9942 031--
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)1 2901 4521 5751 7481 930--
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)222 978229 387235 034234 207233 074--
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years)71.571.972.171.971.7--
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents34.234.334.53535.3--
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents32.332.532.632.933.3--
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents33.433.533.734.134.5--


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

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BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)3 6873 6873 5923 6753 683--
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)2.32.32.22.22.2--
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)9409859851 0211 041--
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 16.86.66.56.36.2--


Population Density

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ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)0.10.10.10.10.1--


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

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ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)15.4----------


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) (%)4.8----------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)5.4----------
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 (%)0.3----------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)1.8----------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)0.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)1.2----------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)0.5----------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)1.7----------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)28.5----------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

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MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)16 71115 93914 84113 83512 451--
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)17 51617 00016 82416 83416 295--
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 805-1 061-1 983-2 999-3 844--

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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.)9 2199 1828 8028 6948 636--
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)4 3664 2634 0904 0754 062--
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)1 8601 8811 9061 9251 876--
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)507523555585535--
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)15 95215 84915 35315 27915 109--


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)--1 4241 1801 2971 144--
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)--582486591427--
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)--827411074--
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)--610168--
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)--2 0941 7502 0141 653--


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

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CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)--1 5661 6951 5061 392--
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)--422387367322--
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)--1211078598--
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)--21161414--
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)--2 1302 2051 9721 826--


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture3 0992 9562 8772 9222 845--
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)321316290281278--
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)549550511488466--
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity6862565963--
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)3 0333 0552 8552 7622 666--
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)296282261263272--
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)1 1241 0851 0441 0261 015--
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)738727684695705--
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport1 1051 0961 0951 0881 075--
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)6558484647--
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)772789826865936--
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental1 4051 4541 4651 4811 488--
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional883865828833828--
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)582597559562505--
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)3639404849--
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)145144145145143--
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)440450445458484--
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)124114100107101--
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)892899865875900--
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)275311359275243--
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)15 95215 84915 35315 27915 109--


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

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BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)1 3891 2881 6161 514845586
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)468692783563178121
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)1 8571 9802 3992 0771 023707
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)2 2132 2203 0662 3331 288826
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)566576676617336234
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)1702553271727623
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)8869721 217921544329
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)1 4481 5941 4601 126599338
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)2 3342 5662 6772 0471 144667
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Total value of private sector dwelling units ($m)7378311 004790412257


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)----2 0511 903----
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)----400 000396 000----
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)----421342----
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)----320 000327 500----


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

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PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)2225271822--
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)77108868982--


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

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BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)--926577----
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)--344346----
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)--126108123----


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture4.6----------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)19.7----------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)4.5----------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity1----------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)11.4----------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)2.2----------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)7.5----------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)6.1----------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport5.8----------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)0.6----------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)0.9----------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental1.6----------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional2.9----------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)2.9----------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)6.1----------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)7.4----------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)7.4----------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)0.7----------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)4.3----------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)104 191----------


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

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MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)91 97295 29096 19798 72298 62096 996
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)1 1381 1601 1651 2231 1351 099
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)42 56745 11346 30548 79249 32248 759
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)1 5391 7041 8181 9201 9111 876
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)7 3167 7627 8647 9647 9407 796
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)2 2202 4602 5152 6342 7062 677
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)616658612647652670
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)2 4122 6492 6322 6152 5612 415
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)11 02011 80512 32713 26213 34413 143
MVC_38Registered Motor Vehicles - Total vehicles (no.)160 800168 601171 435177 779178 191175 431


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

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MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)98 378101 330101 750103 423101 63798 500
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)59 39464 25070 95575 84778 30678 822
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)3 0323 0263 0402 9322 7382 482
MVC_33Registered Motor Vehicles - Electric (no.)----23261917


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

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MVC_35Registered Motor Vehicles - Less than 5 years (no.)----37 00439 80137 77935 071
MVC_36Registered Motor Vehicles - 5 to 10 years (no.)----50 27649 54849 15946 650
MVC_37Registered Motor Vehicles - Over 10 years (no.)----84 17588 36991 18593 664


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

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TOURIST_2Tourist Accommodation Establishments - Establishments with 15 or more rooms (no.)--114116115115118


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_3Agricultural Commodities - Area of holding - Total area (ha)74 184 490----------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)1 665 741----------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)2 229----------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)841----------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)1 212----------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)644 486----------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)972----------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)1 224 158----------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)2 161 306----------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)6 574----------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)1 616.1----------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)1 050.3----------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)470.5----------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)95.3----------

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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.)--------11 35511 720
PENSION_6Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Carer Payment (no.)--------1 2731 399
PENSION_7Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Disability Support Pension (no.)--------6 7916 385
PENSION_8Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance (no.)--------10 19010 294
PENSION_9Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Newstart Allowance - on income support more than 365 days (%)--------7172
PENSION_10Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Parenting Payment - Single (no.)--------3 9113 898
PENSION_11Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Full time students/apprentices) (no.)--------131251
PENSION_12Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Youth Allowance (Other) (no.)--------1 5741 436
PENSION_13Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit A (no.)--14 42914 02313 84213 69213 531
PENSION_14Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Family Tax Benefit B (no.)--14 26313 97613 69113 63212 118
PENSION_15Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - Total Family Tax Benefit recipients (no.)--16 23615 63915 22715 02113 677


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

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INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)----58 377------
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)----6 678------
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)----93 634------
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)----14 379------
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)----452------
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)----13 836------
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)----154------
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)----426------
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)----63 828------
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)----14 200------
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)----33------
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)----1 377------
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----88------
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----20------
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----10 754------
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)----57 471------
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)----7 609------
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)----106 081------

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Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )108 693----------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )4 502----------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)4.1----------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)64.5----------


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)3.5----------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)1----------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)11.1----------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)17.5----------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)28.7----------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)0.6----------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)62.4----------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)12 498----------


Children Enrolled in a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


Children Attending a Preschool Program - As at 1 July

No Data Available


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 (%)56.6----------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)1.1----------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)1.1----------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)7.8----------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)5.8----------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)22.5----------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)18.3----------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)11.7----------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)13.8----------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)20.9----------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)8.2----------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)11.6----------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)5.8----------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)14.2----------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)11.9----------
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 ($)1 085----------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)1 980----------


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 (%)10.1----------


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.)69----------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)7 412----------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)63 486----------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)914----------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)1 426----------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)4 391----------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)9 189----------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)86 887----------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )1 768----------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)3 785----------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)10 059----------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)1 693----------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)104 192----------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

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HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)14 710----------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)2 335----------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)44 717----------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)61 762----------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)2.7----------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

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FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)18 108----------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)2 809----------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)17 629----------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)5 297----------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)1 829----------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)681----------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)46 353----------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)3.1----------


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 (%)17.5----------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)19.9----------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)6.1----------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)1.3----------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care7.4----------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

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INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)56----------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)2.8----------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)5.5----------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)64.3----------


English Proficiency of Migrants - Census 2011

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ENG_2English Proficiency of Migrants - Only English spoken at home (%)66.1----------
ENG_3English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficient in spoken English (%)24.7----------
ENG_4English Proficiency of Migrants - Not proficient in spoken English (%)2.8----------
ENG_5English Proficiency of Migrants - Proficiency not stated (%)6.3----------


Citizenship of Migrants - 2011 Census

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CIT_2Citizenship of Migrants - Australian citizen (%)42.6----------
CIT_3Citizenship of Migrants - Not an Australian citizen (%)50----------
CIT_4Citizenship of Migrants - Citizenship not stated (%)7.4----------


Socio Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) - 2011

No Data Available

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)229 805 000----------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)74 184 490.4----------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)9 345.9----------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)58 469.4----------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)27 489.5----------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)85 958.9----------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)6.3----------


Protected Areas - Year ended 30 June

No Data Available


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

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ENERGY_2Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Generating meters (no.)2 6833 529--------
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)67 80168 494--------
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)70 48472 023--------
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)3.84.9--------


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 8634 192--------
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)5 8145 107--------


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

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SOLAR_2Solar Installations - Small-scale solar panel system installations (no.)------7 327----
SOLAR_3Solar Installations - Solar water heater installations (no.)------11 821----



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