National Regional Profile: Australian Capital Territory   
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Economy ECONOMY


2006
2007
2008
2009
2010


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
6 052
5 738
5 013
5 911
7 304
Unemployment rate %
3.2
3.0
2.6
2.9
3.5

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
26 748
32 101
37 692
40 743
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
175.9
248.0
306.1
395.4
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
6 576
7 725
8 122
9 706
-

Taxable individuals no.
184 898
185 144
195 927
184 499
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
9 753.0
10 578.2
11 670.7
11 765.6
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
52 748
57 135
59 567
63 771
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
211 646
217 245
233 619
225 242
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
9 928.9
10 826.2
11 976.9
12 161.1
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
46 913
49 834
51 267
53 991
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
17 718
18 023
19 169
19 953
20 314
Age Pension - DVA no.
59
48
54
42
36
Carers Payment no.
651
674
690
773
893
Disability Support Pension no.
7 040
6 938
7 059
7 321
7 756
Newstart Allowance no.
3 994
3 427
3 349
4 201
4 294
Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
63.2
62.4
57.5
52.1
58.4
Parenting Payment - Single no.
4 578
4 012
3 614
3 407
3 305
Youth Allowances no.
5 281
4 994
4 753
5 172
5 342

Family Tax Benefit A no.
21 967
20 610
19 706
20 125
19 344
Family Tax Benefit B no.
16 592
16 190
15 744
15 711
15 934
Total Family Tax Benefit recipients no.
22 835
21 716
20 956
21 141
20 661

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - year ended 30 June

Baby Bonus no.
4 395
4 606
4 498
4 434
4 266

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME * - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
47 061
49 116
51 387
54 747
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
19 505
22 208
22 542
23 760
-
Average Investment Income $
4 769
5 361
4 816
5 163
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
28 876
30 967
30 737
32 251
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
2 443
2 685
2 639
2 850
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
10 076.4
10 937.6
12 105.5
12 424.8
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
50.0
49.7
49.7
49.7
-
Females %
50.0
50.3
50.3
50.3
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
19.2
19.5
19.7
18.5
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
23.9
23.9
24.1
24.7
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
21.9
21.8
21.9
22.0
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
20.6
20.2
20.0
20.0
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
12.2
12.4
12.1
12.4
-
Aged 65 years and over %
2.2
2.4
2.2
2.4
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers %
-
-
-
16.5
-
Professionals %
-
-
-
21.9
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
-
-
-
7.4
-
Community and Personal Service Workers %
-
-
-
8.7
-
Clerical and Administrative Workers %
-
-
-
24.5
-
Sales Workers %
-
-
-
5.8
-
Machinery Operators and Drivers %
-
-
-
2.0
-
Labourers %
-
-
-
4.4
-
Not Stated %
-
-
-
8.7
-

* 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.