The following table presents key economic indicators for Tasmania and three regions.
REGIONAL ECONOMIC INDICATORS(a)
|Labour force, 2003-04|
|Employed (annual average)||no.|
|Unemployed (annual average)||no.|
|Unemployment rate (annual average)||%|
|Participation rate (annual average)||%|
|Wage and salary earners, 1999-2000|
|Wage and salary earners||no.|
|Mean annual individual taxable income(d)||$|
|Total annual individual taxable income(e)||$m|
|Housing and construction, 2001-02|
|Number of new residential building approvals(f)||no.|
|Value of new residential building approvals||$m|
|Value of non-residential building approvals||$m|
|Residential property sales(g)(h)||no.|
|Tourist accommodation, 2003(i)|
|Registered passenger vehicles(j)||no.|
|Total registered vehicles(j)||no.|
|Gross value of agricultural production||$m|
|(a) Regions referred to in this table are Statistical Region Sectors and are part of the Statistical Region Structure outlined in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) 2001.|
(b) Differences between the aggregation of regions and state-level totals may vary due to the annual average methodology used.
(c) Includes region unclassified.
(d) Mean annual individual taxable income refers to the sum of incomes from all sources as reported on wage and salary earners income tax returns for the financial year divided by the number of wage and salary earners.
(e) Total annual individual taxable income refers to the gross income from all sources for all wage and salary earners as reported on wage and salary earners income tax returns for the financial year.
(f) Includes conversions and dwellings units approved as part of alterations and additions or the construction of non-residential buildings.
(g) May include sales from previous period and exclude sales from current period due to lags in processing.
(h) Excludes details of property splits due to subdivision and strata titling.
(i) Includes hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms or units.
(j) As at 31 March 2002.
(k) Total includes vehicles registered in Tasmania and located interstate. As a result discrepancies occur between the sum of individual components and totals.
(l) As at 1 January 2003.
(m) Total includes current licences where the residential address is interstate/overseas. As a result discrepancies occur between the sum of individual components and totals.
(n) Location of accident.
Source: see relevant section of Regional Statistics - Tasmania.