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Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/11/2011 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 105   
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Economy ECONOMY


2006
2007
2008
2009
2010


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
103 513
105 836
96 990
131 616
136 446
Unemployment rate %
4.6
4.6
4.2
5.6
5.6

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
406 105
484 304
544 067
613 679
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
2 658.9
3 703.4
4 274.3
5 555.4
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
6 547
7 647
7 856
9 053
-

Taxable individuals no.
2 002 507
1 973 659
2 102 418
1 938 508
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
107 463.5
116 628.3
127 441.9
124 071.2
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
53 664
59 092
60 617
64 003
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
2 408 612
2 457 963
2 646 485
2 552 187
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
110 122.4
120 331.7
131 716.2
129 626.6
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
45 720
48 956
49 770
50 790
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
329 181
333 207
350 862
364 827
369 177
Age Pension - DVA no.
na
na
na
na
na
Carers Payment no.
20 661
23 577
27 493
31 918
37 495
Disability Support Pension no.
108 497
109 934
112 596
118 203
125 275
Newstart Allowance no.
na
na
na
98 355
103 794
Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
na
na
na
47.0
58.1
Parenting Payment - Single no.
na
na
na
59 368
56 960
Youth Allowances no.
na
na
na
na
na

Family Tax Benefit A no.
329 325
319 014
313 357
329 493
324 802
Family Tax Benefit B no.
259 116
259 345
257 385
260 992
264 316
Total Family Tax Benefit recipients no.
342 797
335 548
331 878
341 983
339 352

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - year ended 30 June

Baby Bonus no.
57 905
62 993
60 827
59 422
55 050

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME * - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
46 425
48 428
50 136
52 325
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
20 999
22 745
22 909
24 161
-
Average Investment Income $
7 511
9 030
8 686
9 217
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
27 302
29 570
23 933
23 267
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
6 185
6 995
6 745
6 384
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
111 758.4
121 610.2
133 337.4
133 356.5
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
52.2
52.1
52.0
52.2
-
Females %
47.8
47.9
48.0
47.8
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
18.1
18.0
18.2
16.8
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
26.0
25.8
26.1
26.4
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
22.5
22.3
22.3
22.3
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
19.4
19.4
19.3
19.7
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
11.6
11.8
11.6
12.0
-
Aged 65 years and over %
2.5
2.7
2.5
2.7
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers %
-
-
-
13.5
-
Professionals %
-
-
-
22.7
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
-
-
-
10.2
-
Community and Personal Service Workers %
-
-
-
8.5
-
Clerical and Administrative Workers %
-
-
-
18.3
-
Sales Workers %
-
-
-
7.2
-
Machinery Operators and Drivers %
-
-
-
5.1
-
Labourers %
-
-
-
8.2
-
Not Stated %
-
-
-
6.4
-

* There are several breaks in these series. One break is in Superannuation & annuities from 2007-2008. There are other breaks from 2006-2007 to 2007-2008 and from 2007-2008 to 2008-2009. Refer to the Explanatory Notes.


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