West and North West ()

 

  Period West and North West Australia
 
Persons (no.) 2014 113,927 23,490,736
Male (no.) 2014 56,807 11,692,500
Female (no.) 2014 57,120 11,798,236
Median Age - Persons (years) 2014 42.7 37.3
 
 
Total number of businesses (no.) 2014 7,739 2,100,162
Building Approvals - Value of Total Building ($m) 2014 185 94,424
Houses - median sale price ($) 2013 235,000 430,000
Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowance) ($) 2013 39,694 44,940
 
 
Total registered motor vehicles (no.) 2014 97,065 17,633,493
Main employing industry:
 
 
Land area (ha) 2011 2,252,596.3 768,848,540.5
Small-scale solar panel system installations 2001-2014 (no.) 2014 4,518 1,367,920
 


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Data Item 20102011201220132014


Estimated Resident Population - Population - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-14 years (%)19.619.319.11918.7
ERP_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-24 years (%)12.112.212.212.112.2
ERP_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-34 years (%)10.710.610.610.510.4
ERP_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-44 years (%)13.112.812.512.211.9
ERP_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-54 years (%)14.714.614.514.314.2
ERP_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-64 years (%)13.313.413.413.613.8
ERP_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-74 years (%)9.39.610.110.410.8
ERP_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-84 years (%)5.35.45.55.75.8
ERP_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 years and over (%)222.12.12.2
ERP_M_2Estimated Resident Population - Males - 0-4 years (no.)3 7933 7733 7243 6303 468
ERP_M_3Estimated Resident Population - Males - 5-9 years (no.)3 6583 6623 6823 7473 806
ERP_M_4Estimated Resident Population - Males - 10-14 years (no.)4 0743 9803 8793 8003 702
ERP_M_5Estimated Resident Population - Males - 15-19 years (no.)4 0574 0754 1194 0474 023
ERP_M_6Estimated Resident Population - Males - 20-24 years (no.)3 1103 1323 1123 1113 162
ERP_M_7Estimated Resident Population - Males - 25-29 years (no.)3 0033 0272 9862 9302 868
ERP_M_8Estimated Resident Population - Males - 30-34 years (no.)3 0032 9542 9572 9402 919
ERP_M_9Estimated Resident Population - Males - 35-39 years (no.)3 4533 3513 1953 0793 010
ERP_M_10Estimated Resident Population - Males - 40-44 years (no.)3 8053 7973 8143 7483 650
ERP_M_11Estimated Resident Population - Males - 45-49 years (no.)4 2614 0423 9043 7923 724
ERP_M_12Estimated Resident Population - Males - 50-54 years (no.)4 1054 2094 3114 2744 238
ERP_M_13Estimated Resident Population - Males - 55-59 years (no.)3 9393 9453 8973 9664 094
ERP_M_14Estimated Resident Population - Males - 60-64 years (no.)3 6923 8153 8183 8523 842
ERP_M_15Estimated Resident Population - Males - 65-69 years (no.)3 0063 1293 3263 4503 573
ERP_M_16Estimated Resident Population - Males - 70-74 years (no.)2 3152 4522 5272 5982 681
ERP_M_17Estimated Resident Population - Males - 75-79 years (no.)1 6441 6701 7281 8271 888
ERP_M_18Estimated Resident Population - Males - 80-84 years (no.)1 1001 1141 1531 1601 258
ERP_M_19Estimated Resident Population - Males - 85 and over (no.)758798841881901
ERP_M_20Estimated Resident Population - Males - Total (no.)56 77656 92556 97356 83256 807
ERP_F_2Estimated Resident Population - Females - 0-4 years (no.)3 4903 4493 4273 4003 348
ERP_F_3Estimated Resident Population - Females - 5-9 years (no.)3 4093 3793 3723 4343 515
ERP_F_4Estimated Resident Population - Females - 10-14 years (no.)3 8923 8303 7343 6293 496
ERP_F_5Estimated Resident Population - Females - 15-19 years (no.)3 6753 7263 7423 7263 786
ERP_F_6Estimated Resident Population - Females - 20-24 years (no.)2 9913 0072 9712 9262 912
ERP_F_7Estimated Resident Population - Females - 25-29 years (no.)3 1363 0823 0383 0262 969
ERP_F_8Estimated Resident Population - Females - 30-34 years (no.)3 0183 0403 0723 0833 103
ERP_F_9Estimated Resident Population - Females - 35-39 years (no.)3 6753 4383 2323 1003 071
ERP_F_10Estimated Resident Population - Females - 40-44 years (no.)3 9373 9864 0173 9983 837
ERP_F_11Estimated Resident Population - Females - 45-49 years (no.)4 3114 1714 0473 9433 899
ERP_F_12Estimated Resident Population - Females - 50-54 years (no.)4 0774 2344 2894 2884 311
ERP_F_13Estimated Resident Population - Females - 55-59 years (no.)3 8103 8223 9463 9744 027
ERP_F_14Estimated Resident Population - Females - 60-64 years (no.)3 7003 7373 6693 6693 718
ERP_F_15Estimated Resident Population - Females - 65-69 years (no.)2 9113 0303 2043 3673 466
ERP_F_16Estimated Resident Population - Females - 70-74 years (no.)2 3342 3732 4382 4832 597
ERP_F_17Estimated Resident Population - Females - 75-79 years (no.)1 8761 9261 9701 9792 009
ERP_F_18Estimated Resident Population - Females - 80-84 years (no.)1 4091 4151 4501 4791 491
ERP_F_19Estimated Resident Population - Females - 85 and over (no.)1 4701 5141 5301 5321 565
ERP_F_20Estimated Resident Population - Females - Total (no.)57 12157 15957 14857 03657 120
ERP_P_2Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 0-4 years (no.)7 2837 2227 1517 0306 816
ERP_P_3Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 5-9 years (no.)7 0677 0417 0547 1817 321
ERP_P_4Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 10-14 years (no.)7 9667 8107 6137 4297 198
ERP_P_5Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 15-19 years (no.)7 7327 8017 8617 7737 809
ERP_P_6Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 20-24 years (no.)6 1016 1396 0836 0376 074
ERP_P_7Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 25-29 years (no.)6 1396 1096 0245 9565 837
ERP_P_8Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 30-34 years (no.)6 0215 9946 0296 0236 022
ERP_P_9Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 35-39 years (no.)7 1286 7896 4276 1796 081
ERP_P_10Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 40-44 years (no.)7 7427 7837 8317 7467 487
ERP_P_11Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 45-49 years (no.)8 5728 2137 9517 7357 623
ERP_P_12Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 50-54 years (no.)8 1828 4438 6008 5628 549
ERP_P_13Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 55-59 years (no.)7 7497 7677 8437 9408 121
ERP_P_14Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 60-64 years (no.)7 3927 5527 4877 5217 560
ERP_P_15Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 65-69 years (no.)5 9176 1596 5306 8177 039
ERP_P_16Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 70-74 years (no.)4 6494 8254 9655 0815 278
ERP_P_17Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 75-79 years (no.)3 5203 5963 6983 8063 897
ERP_P_18Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 80-84 years (no.)2 5092 5292 6032 6392 749
ERP_P_19Estimated Resident Population - Persons - 85 and over (no.)2 2282 3122 3712 4132 466
ERP_P_20Estimated Resident Population - Persons - Total (no.)113 897114 084114 121113 868113 927
ERP_18Estimated Resident Population - Working Age Population (aged 15-64 years), ERP at 30 June (% of total)63.963.663.262.862.5
ERP_19Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Males, ERP at 30 June (years)40.340.741.141.642.1
ERP_22Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Females, ERP at 30 June (years)41.64242.442.843.2
ERP_23Estimated Resident Population - Median Age - Usual Residents, Persons, ERP at 30 June (years)4141.441.842.242.7


Births and Deaths - Year ended 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BD_2Births and Deaths - Births (no.)--1 3621 3421 2691 223
BD_3Births and Deaths - Total fertility rate ( per female) (rate)------2.12.1
BD_4Births and Deaths - Deaths (no.)--1 0169651 065985
BD_5Births and Deaths - Standardised death rate (per 1,000 population) (rate)------6.76.5


Population Density

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ERP_21Population Density - Population density (ERP at 30 June) (persons/km2)5.15.15.15.15.1


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
ATSI_2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Proportion of total population (%)--5.9------


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) (%)--1.2------
BORN_OSEAS_3Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-West Europe (%)--5.3------
BORN_OSEAS_4Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Eastern Europe (%)--0.4------
BORN_OSEAS_5Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North Africa and the Middle East (%)--0.1------
BORN_OSEAS_6Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in South-East Asia (%)--0.5------
BORN_OSEAS_7Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in North-East Asia (%)--0.2------
BORN_OSEAS_8Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Southern and Central Asia (%)--0.3------
BORN_OSEAS_9Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Americas (%)--0.4------
BORN_OSEAS_10Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Born in Sub-Saharan Africa (%)--0.4------
BORN_OSEAS_11Overseas Born Population: Percentage of Total Population - Total born overseas (%)--13.9------


Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
LANG_2Speaks a Language Other Than English at Home - Percentage of total population (%)--2.1------


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
SCHOOL_2Persons with Post School Qualifications - Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over (%)--47.3------
SCHOOL_3Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Postgraduate Degree (%)--1------
SCHOOL_4Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate (%)--0.9------
SCHOOL_5Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Bachelor Degree (%)--6.7------
SCHOOL_6Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Advanced Diploma/Diploma (%)--5.9------
SCHOOL_7Persons with Post School Qualifications - With Certificate (%)--22.4------
SCHOOL_8Persons with Post School Qualifications - Inadequately described/Not stated (%)--10.5------


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

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EMP_OCC_2Occupation of Employed Persons - Managers (%)--12.7------
EMP_OCC_3Occupation of Employed Persons - Professionals (%)--13.6------
EMP_OCC_4Occupation of Employed Persons - Technicians and trades workers (%)--16.6------
EMP_OCC_5Occupation of Employed Persons - Community and personal service workers (%)--10.8------
EMP_OCC_6Occupation of Employed Persons - Clerical and administrative workers (%)--11.5------
EMP_OCC_7Occupation of Employed Persons - Sales workers (%)--9.5------
EMP_OCC_8Occupation of Employed Persons - Machinery operators and drivers (%)--9.3------
EMP_OCC_9Occupation of Employed Persons - Labourers (%)--14.4------
EMP_OCC_10Occupation of Employed Persons - Inadequately described, Not stated (%)--1.6------


Method of Travel to Work - 2011 Census

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WORK_TRAV_3Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Train or tram (no.)--22------
WORK_TRAV_4Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bus (no.)--336------
WORK_TRAV_5Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Car (as driver or passenger) (no.)--33 272------
WORK_TRAV_6Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Motor bike/scooter (no.)--275------
WORK_TRAV_7Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Bicycle (no.)--165------
WORK_TRAV_8Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Other (inc. taxis) (no.)--926------
WORK_TRAV_9Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Walked only (no.)--2 071------
WORK_TRAV_10Method of Travel to Work - Used one method - Total - used one method (no.)--37 067------
WORK_TRAV_12Method of Travel to Work - Total - used more than one method (no. )--352------
WORK_TRAV_14Method of Travel to Work - Other - Worked from home (no.)--2 157------
WORK_TRAV_15Method of Travel to Work - Other - Employed but did not go to work (no.)--5 477------
WORK_TRAV_16Method of Travel to Work - Other - Method of travel not stated (no.)--764------
WORK_TRAV_17Method of Travel to Work - Total employed (no.)--45 817------


Households by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
HHTYPE_2Households by Type - Lone person households (no.)--11 850------
HHTYPE_3Households by Type - Group households (no.)--968------
HHTYPE_4Households by Type - Family households (no.)--29 822------
HHTYPE_5Households by Type - Total households (no.)--42 640------
HHTYPE_6Households by Type - Average household size (no. of persons)--2.4------


Families by Type - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
FAMILY_2Families by Type - Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--9 566------
FAMILY_3Families by Type - Couple families with non-dependent children only (no.)--2 117------
FAMILY_4Families by Type - Couple families without children (no.)--13 131------
FAMILY_5Families by Type - One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students (no.)--3 590------
FAMILY_6Families by Type - One parent families with non-dependent children only (no.)--1 406------
FAMILY_7Families by Type - Other families (no.)--302------
FAMILY_8Families by Type - Total families (no.)--30 112------
FAMILY_9Families by Type - Average family size (no. of persons)--2.9------


Internal Migration - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MIG_2Internal Migration - Arrivals (no.)3 6223 8313 4983 1903 347
MIG_3Internal Migration - Departures (no.)3 9053 8993 9893 8383 788
MIG_4Internal Migration - Net Regional Migration (no.)- 283-68- 491- 648- 441


Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
UNPAIDW_2Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group (%)--19.7------
UNPAIDW_3Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children without pay (%)--19.3------
UNPAIDW_4Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for other children without pay (%)--7.4------
UNPAIDW_5Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons caring for own children and other children without pay (%)--1------
UNPAIDW_6Unpaid Work: Percentage of Total Population Aged 15 Years and Over - Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family, others (%)--11.5------


Access to Internet at Home - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INTERNET_2Access to Internet at Home - With broadband connection (%)--58.3------
INTERNET_3Access to Internet at Home - With dial-up connection (%)--3.6------
INTERNET_4Access to Internet at Home - Other connection (%)--4------
INTERNET_5Access to Internet at Home - Proportion of all occupied private dwellings (%)--65.9------


Disability Estimates (experimental) - 2012

No Data Available

Data Item 20102011201220132014


Number of Businesses - As at 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_2Number of Businesses - Number of non-employing businesses (no.)--4 7894 7244 5604 478
CABEE_3Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees (no.)--2 2492 1642 0212 059
CABEE_4Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 5-19 employees (no.)--9841 0151 000995
CABEE_38Number of Businesses - Number of employing businesses: 20 or more employees (no.)--192195212207
CABEE_5Number of Businesses - Total number of businesses (no.)--8 2148 0987 7937 739


Business Entries - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_7Business Entries - Number of non employing business entries (no.)----539463466
CABEE_8Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees (no.)----206185248
CABEE_9Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 5-19 employees (no.)----374250
CABEE_39Business Entries - Number of employing business entries: 20 or more employees (no.)------810
CABEE_10Business Entries - Total number of business entries (no.)----782698774


Business Exits - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
CABEE_12Business Exits - Number of non employing business exits (no.)----646735614
CABEE_13Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees (no.)----193194158
CABEE_14Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 5-19 employees (no.)----495452
CABEE_40Business Exits - Number of employing business exits: 20 or more employees (no.)----7--3
CABEE_15Business Exits - Total number of business exits (no.)----895983827


Bankrupts - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BANKRUPT_2Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a non-business related bankruptcy or not stated (no.)----11711497
BANKRUPT_3Bankrupts - Bankrupts with a business related bankruptcy (no.)----301720
BANKRUPT_4Bankrupts - Total bankrupts (no.)----147131117


Labour Force Statistics - 2011 Census

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LF_2Labour Force Statistics - Labour Force (no. )--49 258------
LF_3Labour Force Statistics - Unemployed (no. )--3 441------
LF_4Labour Force Statistics - Unemployment rate (%)--7------
LF_5Labour Force Statistics - Participation rate (%)--56.1------


Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
YOUTH_2Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--3.3------
YOUTH_3Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part time and studying part-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--1.6------
YOUTH_4Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working part-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--16.3------
YOUTH_5Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time (not studying) (% of all 15-19 yo)--10.8------
YOUTH_6Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Studying full-time (not working) (% of all 15-19 yo)--41.6------
YOUTH_7Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Working full-time and studying full-time (% of all 15-19 yo)--0.3------
YOUTH_8Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Fully engaged (% of all 15-19 yo)--73.9------
YOUTH_9Youth (15-19 Years) Engagement in Work/Study - Total - aged 15-19 years (no.)--7 396------


Selected Government Pensions and Allowances - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Estimates of Personal Income - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
INCOME_2Estimates of Personal Income - Median employee income ($)------42 427--
INCOME_3Estimates of Personal Income - Total employee income ($m)------2 196--
INCOME_4Estimates of Personal Income - Employee income earners (no.)------45 008--
INCOME_5Estimates of Personal Income - Median own unincorporated business income ($)------6 999--
INCOME_6Estimates of Personal Income - Total own unincorporated business income ($m)------132--
INCOME_7Estimates of Personal Income - Own unincorporated business income earners (no.)------9 395--
INCOME_8Estimates of Personal Income - Median investment income ($)------300--
INCOME_9Estimates of Personal Income - Total investment income ($m)------184--
INCOME_10Estimates of Personal Income - Investment income earners (no.)------33 854--
INCOME_11Estimates of Personal Income - Median superannuation and annuity income ($)------13 223--
INCOME_12Estimates of Personal Income - Total superannuation and annuity income ($m)------45--
INCOME_13Estimates of Personal Income - Superannuation and annuity income earners (no.)------2 302--
INCOME_14Estimates of Personal Income - Median other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------101--
INCOME_15Estimates of Personal Income - Total other income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------9--
INCOME_16Estimates of Personal Income - Other income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------5 422--
INCOME_17Estimates of Personal Income - Median total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($)------39 694--
INCOME_18Estimates of Personal Income - Total income (excl. Government pensions and allowances) ($m)------2 565--
INCOME_19Estimates of Personal Income - Total income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) (no.)------54 939--


Rent and Mortgage Payments - 2011 Census

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
RENT_2Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household rental payment ($)--746------
RENT_3Rent and Mortgage Payments - Average monthly household mortgage payment ($)--1 293------


Building Approvals - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
BUILDING_2Building Approvals - Private sector houses (no.)529475352299344
BUILDING_3Building Approvals - Private sector dwellings excluding houses (no.)134144705188
BUILDING_12Building Approvals - Total private sector dwelling units (no.)663619422350432
BUILDING_4Building Approvals - Total dwelling units (no.)687660422384462
BUILDING_5Building Approvals - Value of private sector houses ($m)1421321108999
BUILDING_6Building Approvals - Value of private sector dwellings excluding houses ($m)212411912
BUILDING_7Building Approvals - Value of total private sector dwelling units ($m)212201271184165
BUILDING_8Building Approvals - Value of residential building ($m)167161121108119
BUILDING_9Building Approvals - Value of non-residential building ($m)1627318811866
BUILDING_10Building Approvals - Value of total building ($m)330234309226185


Residential Property Prices - Year ended 30 June

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HOUSES_2Residential Property Prices - Houses - number of transfers (no.)------1 723--
HOUSES_3Residential Property Prices - Houses - median sale price ($)------235 000--
HOUSES_4Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - number of transfers (no.)------269--
HOUSES_5Residential Property Prices - Attached Dwellings - median sale price ($)------225 000--


Patent and Trademark Applicants - Year Ending 31 December

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
PATENTS_2Patent and Trademark Applicants - Patent applicants (no.)1626161113
PATENTS_3Patent and Trademark Applicants - Trademark applicants (no.)4767456850

Data Item 20102011201220132014


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_14Registered Motor Vehicles - Passenger vehicles (no.)61 34362 15363 84963 48564 235
MVC_15Registered Motor Vehicles - Campervans (no.)9851 0251 0951 0681 122
MVC_16Registered Motor Vehicles - Light commercial vehicles (no.)21 04221 56322 26922 44023 112
MVC_17Registered Motor Vehicles - Light rigid trucks (no.)561564581591619
MVC_18Registered Motor Vehicles - Heavy rigid trucks (no.)2 0632 1092 1022 1112 131
MVC_19Registered Motor Vehicles - Articulated trucks (no.)675694707674735
MVC_20Registered Motor Vehicles - Non-freight carrying trucks (no.)7975756463
MVC_21Registered Motor Vehicles - Buses (no.)480490509508502
MVC_22Registered Motor Vehicles - Motorcycles (no.)3 7783 9304 3054 4704 546
MVC_23Registered Motor Vehicles - Total registered motor vehicles (no.)91 00692 60395 49295 41197 065


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

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
MVC_29Registered Motor Vehicles - Petrol (no.)72 88573 39274 96773 95573 968
MVC_30Registered Motor Vehicles - Diesel (no.)17 17918 25819 57920 62122 341
MVC_31Registered Motor Vehicles - LPG/Dual/Other (no.)939958945842764


Tourist Accommodation Establishments - As at 30 June

No Data Available


Agricultural Commodities - Year ended 30 June

MEASUREDescription20102011201220132014
AGRIC_3Agricultural Commodities - Area of holding - Total area (ha)--297 071------
AGRIC_4Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Cereal crops for grain or seed - Total area (ha)--1 662------
AGRIC_5Agricultural Commodities - Vegetables for human consumption - Total area (ha)--6 489------
AGRIC_6Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Orchard fruit and nut trees - Total area (ha)--409------
AGRIC_7Agricultural Commodities - Fruit and nuts - Other fruit - Total area of all fruit (excluding grapes) (ha)--420------
AGRIC_8Agricultural Commodities - Broadacre crops - Non cereal (excluding nurseries) (ha)--0------
AGRIC_10Agricultural Commodities - Dairy cattle - Total (no.)--131 746------
AGRIC_11Agricultural Commodities - Total meat cattle - Total (no.)--209 126------
AGRIC_12Agricultural Commodities - Sheep - Total (no.)--76 666------
AGRIC_13Agricultural Commodities - Pigs - Total (no.)--1 751------


Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Year ended 30 June

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AGRIC_15Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Agricultural production - Total gross value ($m)--458.9------
AGRIC_16Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Crops - Total gross value ($m)--168.2------
AGRIC_17Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock slaughtered and other disposals - Total gross value ($m)--95.5------
AGRIC_18Gross Value of Agricultural Production - Livestock - Livestock products - Total gross value ($m)--195.3------


Employed by Industry - 2011 Census

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EMP_IND_2Employed by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (%)--7.1------
EMP_IND_3Employed by Industry - Mining (%)--4------
EMP_IND_4Employed by Industry - Manufacturing (%)--12.2------
EMP_IND_5Employed by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_6Employed by Industry - Construction (%)--7.7------
EMP_IND_7Employed by Industry - Wholesale trade (%)--3.9------
EMP_IND_8Employed by Industry - Retail trade (%)--11.5------
EMP_IND_9Employed by Industry - Accommodation and food services (%)--7------
EMP_IND_10Employed by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (%)--5.4------
EMP_IND_11Employed by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_12Employed by Industry - Financial and insurance services (%)--1.4------
EMP_IND_13Employed by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (%)--1.1------
EMP_IND_14Employed by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (%)--3------
EMP_IND_15Employed by Industry - Administrative and support services (%)--3.1------
EMP_IND_16Employed by Industry - Public administration and safety (%)--6------
EMP_IND_17Employed by Industry - Education and training (%)--8------
EMP_IND_18Employed by Industry - Health care and social assistance (%)--10.8------
EMP_IND_19Employed by Industry - Arts and recreation services (%)--0.7------
EMP_IND_20Employed by Industry - Other services (%)--3.9------
EMP_IND_21Employed by Industry - Total employed (no.)--45 818------


Number of Businesses by Industry - As at 30 June

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CABEE_19Number of Businesses by Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing (no.)--2 0201 9791 9311 884
CABEE_28Number of Businesses by Industry - Mining (no.)--50494645
CABEE_27Number of Businesses by Industry - Manufacturing (no.)--344329325322
CABEE_23Number of Businesses by Industry - Electricity, gas, water and waste services (no.)--15161518
CABEE_21Number of Businesses by Industry - Construction (no.)--1 1981 1711 0871 057
CABEE_37Number of Businesses by Industry - Wholesale trade (no.)--199193182180
CABEE_34Number of Businesses by Industry - Retail trade (no.)--727705651659
CABEE_17Number of Businesses by Industry - Accommodation and food services (no.)--411399393393
CABEE_36Number of Businesses by Industry - Transport, postal and warehousing (no.)--427407416418
CABEE_26Number of Businesses by Industry - Information media and telecommunications (no.)--32343333
CABEE_24Number of Businesses by Industry - Financial and insurance services (no.)--412434416443
CABEE_33Number of Businesses by Industry - Rental, hiring and real estate services (no.)--730725690704
CABEE_31Number of Businesses by Industry - Professional, scientific and technical services (no.)--493501492489
CABEE_18Number of Businesses by Industry - Administrative and support services (no.)--203182168174
CABEE_32Number of Businesses by Industry - Public administration and safety (no.)--24242222
CABEE_22Number of Businesses by Industry - Education and training (no.)--43494547
CABEE_25Number of Businesses by Industry - Health care and social assistance (no.)--312308308322
CABEE_20Number of Businesses by Industry - Arts and recreation services (no.)--74716356
CABEE_30Number of Businesses by Industry - Other services (no.)--420427412399
CABEE_29Number of Businesses by Industry - Currently unknown (no.)--80959874
CABEE_35Number of Businesses by Industry - Total (no.)--8 2148 0987 7937 739

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Land Area (Ha)

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LANDLand Area (Ha)--2 252 596.3------


Water Use on Australian Farms - Year ended 30 June

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WATER_2Water Use on Australian Farms - Area of agricultural land (ha)--297 071.5------
WATER_3Water Use on Australian Farms - Area irrigated (ha)--22 384.5------
WATER_4Water Use on Australian Farms - Volume of water applied (ML)--36 015.5------
WATER_5Water Use on Australian Farms - Water for other agricultural uses (ML)--10 532.2------
WATER_6Water Use on Australian Farms - Total water use (ML)--46 547.8------
WATER_7Water Use on Australian Farms - Application rate - Total area watered and used (ML/ha)--1.6------


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.)3476201 349----
ENERGY_3Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Non-generating meters (no.)38 33338 64338 517----
ENERGY_4Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Total (no.)38 68039 26339 866----
ENERGY_5Energy Supply and Generation - Residential dwellings - Percentage of metered dwellings that generate electricity (%)0.91.63.4----


Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Year ended 31 December

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ENERGY_7Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Net meters (no.)6 3985 6375 691----
ENERGY_9Median Kilowatt Hours Supplied from Grid - Non-generating meters (no.)7 8356 8046 451----


Solar Installations - Accumulative total 2001 to 2014

No Data Available



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