National Regional Profile: South Australia   
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Economy ECONOMY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
48 754
42 327
39 501
40 063
39 041
Unemployment rate %
6.4
5.5
5.0
5.0
4.8

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
158 967
189 127
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
1 103.8
1 523.6
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
6 943
8 056
-

Taxable individuals no.
-
-
710 304
694 459
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
-
-
30 384.6
32 390.2
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
-
-
42 777
46 641
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
869 271
883 586
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
31 488.4
33 913.8
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
36 224
38 382
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
171 347
173 604
175 912
177 629
182 775
Age Pension - DVA no.
597
602
571
555
536
Carers Payment no.
6 323
7 259
7 878
8 900
10 017
Disability Support Pension no.
66 283
67 564
67 479
68 159
70 104
Newstart Allowance no.
39 366
37 995
37 738
37 133
35 411
Parenting Payment - Single no.
35 881
35 987
34 641
31 923
28 927
Youth Allowances no.
30 965
29 910
28 607
28 176
27 578

Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
64.8
62.9
63.2
62.5
63.1

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
33 623
35 061
36 357
37 830
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
17 674
17 074
16 196
17 298
-
Average Investment Income $
5 568
6 029
6 660
7 655
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
19 072
20 091
21 469
23 080
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
2 473
2 554
2 806
2 948
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
27 961.2
29 722.3
31 384.6
33 770.8
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
52.3
52.1
51.8
51.5
-
Females %
47.7
47.9
48.2
48.5
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
19.0
19.2
19.0
18.9
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
22.1
21.6
21.2
21.0
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
23.5
23.0
22.7
22.5
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
21.9
21.9
21.9
21.9
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
11.6
12.3
12.9
13.4
-
Aged 65 years and over %
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.3
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers and Administrators %
8.5
8.4
8.5
8.3
-
Professionals %
16.9
17.0
17.2
17.5
-
Associate Professionals %
6.1
6.2
6.4
6.8
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
9.4
9.3
9.3
9.2
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers %
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.9
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
17.5
17.7
17.9
18.0
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers %
6.2
6.2
6.2
6.2
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
9.6
9.8
9.9
10.0
-
Labourers and Related Workers %
13.3
13.4
13.1
12.7
-
Not Stated %
10.1
9.8
9.6
9.4
-

ESTIMATES OF HOUSEHOLD WEALTH - year ended 30 June

Net worth per household $'000
370.0
-
-
-
-
Aggregate household net worth $m
231 800.6
-
-
-
-
Equivalised net worth $'000
237.1
-
-
-
-
Assets per household $'000
423.5
-
-
-
-
Liabilities per household $'000
53.5
-
-
-
-
Debt to asset ratio %
12.6
-
-
-
-

COUNTS OF BUSINESSES, INCLUDING ENTRIES AND EXITS

Number of Businesses - at 30 June

Non-employing businesses no.
91 092
87 828
88 032
89 313
-
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employees no.
26 172
29 382
29 856
31 431
-
Employing businesses: 5 or more employees no.
21 264
22 998
23 283
23 478
-
Total businesses no.
138 528
140 208
141 171
144 222
-

Business Entries - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business entries no.
15 324
14 190
14 520
15 168
-
Employing business entries no.
5 235
6 231
5 775
5 820
-
Total business entries no.
20 559
20 421
20 295
20 988
-

Business Exits - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business exits no.
16 593
17 349
14 106
14 094
-
Employing business exits no.
960
1 239
4 863
4 293
-
Total business exits no.
17 553
18 588
18 969
18 387
-