National Regional Profile: Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Area)  
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ECONOMY CHARACTERISTICS

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter
Unemploymentno.
na
na
1,764
1,539
1,363
Unemployment rate%
na
na
9.0
8.0
7.1
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE - year ended 30 June
Total revenue$'000
26,779.0
32,834.0
28,421.0
36,937.0
41,344.0
Total expenses$'000
30,636.0
30,403.0
31,002.0
47,409.0
34,931.0
GFS net operating balance$'000
-3,857.0
2,431.0
-2,581.0
-10,472.0
6,413.0
Total assets$'000
459,584.0
461,976.0
458,952.0
461,228.0
468,004.0
Total liabilities$'000
18,867.0
18,722.0
18,077.0
16,780.0
16,788.0
GFS net worth$'000
440,717.0
443,254.0
440,875.0
444,448.0
451,216.0
Net debt$'000
3,664.0
6,447.0
3,574.0
1,879.0
-2,865.0
SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June
Age pensionno.
na
na
6,310
6,534
na
Disability support pensionno.
na
na
2,423
2,573
na
Newstart allowanceno.
na
na
1,928
1,823
na
Parenting payment - singleno.
na
na
1,414
1,435
na
Youth allowanceno.
na
na
1,108
1,066
na
Other pensions and allowancesno.
na
na
2,545
2,583
na
Total selected income support customersno.
na
na
15,728
16,012
na
Percentage of long-term newstart allowance customers%
na
na
70.6
71.3
na
AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME
Average individual annual taxable income$
29,377
30,971
32,051
33,217
na
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June
Wage and salary earnersno.
12,095
11,986
11,952
12,447
na
Wage and salary income$m
333.4
340.6
350.8
379.9
na
Total income$m
345.7
361.5
373.5
402.4
na
Average wage and salary income$
27,563
28,414
29,349
30,519
na
Average total income$
28,578
30,157
31,251
32,328
na
SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June
Wage and salary%
57.3
56.6
na
na
na
Own unincorporated business%
9.2
8.1
na
na
na
Investment%
6.3
7.3
na
na
na
Superannuation and annuity%
3.7
3.7
na
na
na
Government cash benefit%
23.1
23.7
na
na
na
Other income%
0.4
0.5
na
na
na
Total personal income from all sources$m
602.0
633.0
na
na
na