National Regional Profile: Western Australia - Wheat Belt (Statistical Area Level 4)  
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Economy ECONOMY


2007
2008
2009
2010
2011


COUNTS OF BUSINESSES, INCLUDING ENTRIES AND EXITS

NUMBER OF BUSINESSES - at 30 June

Number of non-employing businesses no.
10 503
10 533
10 452
10 752
10 759
Number of employing businesses: 1-4 employees no.
4 361
4 301
4 115
4 138
4 038
Number of employing businesses: 5 or more employees no.
2 835
2 707
2 699
2 608
2 574
Total number of businesses no.
17 699
17 541
17 266
17 498
17 371

BUSINESS ENTRIES - year ended 30 June

Number of non employing business entries no.
-
1 294
1 207
1 349
1 061
Number of employing business entries: 1-4 employees no.
-
498
426
395
406
Number of employing business entries: 5 or more employees no.
-
165
140
123
127
Total number of business entries no.
-
1 957
1 773
1 867
1 594

BUSINESS EXITS - year ended 30 June

Number of non employing business exits no.
-
1 578
1 559
1 220
1 339
Number of employing business exits: 1-4 employees no.
-
352
334
271
260
Number of employing business exits: 5 or more employees no.
-
185
155
144
122
Total number of business exits no.
-
2 115
2 048
1 635
1 721

LABOUR FORCE STATISTICS - Census 2011

Labour Force no.
-
-
-
-
62 123
Unemployed no.
-
-
-
-
2 846
Unemployment rate %
-
-
-
-
4.6
Participation rate %
-
-
-
-
60.5

YOUTH (15-19 years) ENGAGEMENT IN WORK/STUDY - Census 2011

Working full-time and studying part-time % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
3.5
Working part-time and studying part-time % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
1.4
Working part-time and studying full-time % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
12.6
Working full-time (not studying) % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
14.1
Studying full-time (not working) % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
39.7
Working full-time and studying full-time % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
0.6
Fully engaged % of all 15-19yo
-
-
-
-
71.8
Total - aged 15-19 years no.
-
-
-
-
7 395

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
19 144
19 684
22 097
24 759
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
135.9
146.1
193.2
215.2
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
7 103
7 427
8 743
8 695
-

Taxable individuals no.
54 627
57 955
54 256
51 209
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
2 490.5
2 823.0
2 868.9
2 766.5
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
45 590
48 707
52 879
54 024
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
73 761
77 641
76 336
75 958
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
2 626.6
2 969.2
3 061.9
2 982.3
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
35 612
38 241
40 111
39 260
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
-
-
-
-
13 533
Carer Payment no.
-
-
-
-
961
Disability Support Pension no.
-
-
-
-
5 235

Family Tax Benefit A no.
14 233
13 927
13 285
13 244
11 053
Family Tax Benefit B no.
11 631
11 462
10 963
11 201
9 655
Total Family Tax Benefit recipients no.
14 560
14 347
13 621
13 596
11 427

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - year ended 30 June

Baby Bonus no.
-
-
-
1 662
1 404

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME * - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
34 046
36 354
39 246
41 303
-
Total Wage and salary income $m
1 711.5
1 949.0
2 066.4
2 125.4
-
No.of Wage and salary earners no.
50 269
53 612
52 653
51 458
-

Average Own unincorporated business income $
15 086
20 111
25 079
14 356
-
Total Own unincorporated business income $m
356.6
489.4
588.8
325.7
-
No. of Own unincorporated business earners no.
23 641
24 335
23 479
22 691
-

Average Investment income $
9 753
9 133
9 600
8 778
-
Total Investment income $m
419.9
440.8
468.8
428.3
-
No. of Investment earners no.
43 050
48 262
48 831
48 788
-

Average Superannuation and annuity income $
20 607
22 516
21 000
20 727
-
Total Superannuation and annuity income $m
56.7
39.0
36.0
36.9
-
No. of Superannuation and annuity earners no.
2 753
1 732
1 712
1 780
-

Average Other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
2 573
2 616
2 908
2 044
-
Total Other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
18.5
20.7
22.2
15.9
-
No. of Other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) earners no.
7 200
7 910
7 648
7 794
-

Average Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
35 674
38 592
42 536
39 676
-
Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
2 564.3
2 939.9
3 183.7
2 933.3
-
Total no. of income earners (excl. Government pensions and allowances) no.
71 883
76 177
74 846
73 931
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
51.4
51.3
51.0
50.9
-
Females %
48.6
48.8
49.0
49.0
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
19.2
19.6
18.8
17.4
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
18.2
18.2
18.2
18.1
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
22.1
21.9
21.6
21.5
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
22.8
23.0
23.0
23.5
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
14.3
14.3
15.1
15.9
-
Aged 65 years and over %
3.3
3.0
3.2
3.5
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers %
-
-
9.3
9.2
-
Professionals %
-
-
13.8
14.1
-
Technicians and Trades Workers %
-
-
12.3
12.7
-
Community and Personal Service Workers %
-
-
9.4
9.9
-
Clerical and Administrative Workers %
-
-
14.5
14.5
-
Sales Workers %
-
-
7.0
6.9
-
Machinery Operators and Drivers %
-
-
8.5
8.9
-
Labourers %
-
-
18.5
17.5
-
Not Stated %
-
-
6.8
6.4
-

RENT AND MORTGAGE PAYMENTS - Census 2011

Average monthly household rental payment $
-
-
-
-
737
Average monthly household mortgage payment $
-
-
-
-
1 557

BUILDING APPROVALS - Year ended 30 June

Total private sector houses no.
1 103
984
812
997
765
Total new private sector houses no.
1 097
981
812
997
765
Total dwelling units no.
1 297
1 110
939
1 332
995

Value of total private sector houses $m
240.8
256.8
235.4
273.5
227.3
Value of new private sector houses $m
209.7
216.5
195.9
232.2
187.7
Value of new residential building $m
247.5
242.8
223.8
308.1
247.7
Value of total residential building $m
282.4
285.6
267.8
355.6
290.3
Value of total non residential building $m
117.0
131.3
172.2
226.9
272.8
Value of total building $m
399.3
416.8
439.9
582.5
563.1

Average value of private sector houses $'000
218.3
260.9
289.9
274.3
297.2

* 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.