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1387.3 - Queensland in Review, 2003  
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Map - South West SD with alphabetical listing of LGAs of Murweh to Warroo highlighted


Selected Characteristics of Local Government Areas in South West Statistical Division: Murweh (S) to Warroo (S), in alphabetical order

Unit
Murweh
(S)
Paroo
(S)
Quilpie
(S)
Roma
(T)
Warroo
(S)

LAND AREA - at 1 July 2003
km2
40,740
47,727
67,615
78
13,659
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2001
Major cities
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Inner regional
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Outer regional
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
100.0
0.0
Remote
%
59.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
100.0
Very remote
%
40.7
100.0
100.0
0.0
0.0

POPULATION - at 30 June 2003
Total - all persons
no.
5,033
2,187
1,086
6,734
1,071
Aged 14 years and younger
no.
1,229
537
221
1,643
220
Aged 15 years to 44 years
no.
2,143
819
508
3,047
385
Aged 45 years to 64 years
no.
1,069
582
242
1,353
329
Aged 65 years and over
no.
592
249
115
691
137

Proportion of total population
Aged 14 years and younger
%
24.4
24.6
20.3
24.4
20.5
Aged 15 years to 44 years
%
42.6
37.4
46.8
45.2
35.9
Aged 45 years to 64 years
%
21.2
26.6
22.3
20.1
30.7
Aged 65 years and over
%
11.8
11.4
10.6
10.3
12.8

Population density - 2003
persons/km2
0.1
-
-
86.7
0.1
Births - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
81
29
12
117
2
Crude birth rate - 2003
rate
16.1
13.3
11.0
17.4
1.9
Deaths - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
42
10
7
50
3
Crude death rate - 2003
rate
8.3
4.6
6.4
7.4
2.8

INDEX OF RELATIVE SOCIO- ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE/ DISADVANTAGE - Census 2001
decile
5
2
5
7
4

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter 2003
Unemployment
no.
107
99
20
128
18
Unemployment rate
%
3.6
8.2
2.8
3.3
2.7

SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June 2003
Age pension
no.
460
171
61
447
82
Disability support pension
no.
114
95
na
169
32
Newstart allowance
no.
117
102
na
105
20
Parenting payment - single
no.
98
71
22
150
na
Youth allowance
no.
68
38
na
92
na
Other pensions and allowances
no.
128
111
na
162
53
Total selected income support customers
no.
985
587
163
1,125
217
Percentage of long-term Newstart allowance customers
%
57.7
62.7
na
59.7
na

AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME - year ended 30 June 2003
$
32,561
30,108
33,481
34,715
31,817

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June 2002
Wage and salary earners
no.
1,756
565
388
2,740
412
Wage and salary income
$m
51.8
15.1
10.9
84.5
11.1
Total income
$m
54.1
15.8
11.6
86.3
11.2
Average wage and salary income
$
29,476
26,645
28,153
30,856
27,005
Average total income
$
30,828
28,026
29,786
31,498
27,223

SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June 2001
Proportion of total personal income
Wage and salary
%
64.5
47.4
52.7
70.8
65.2
Own unincorporated business
%
19.6
27.9
31.5
13.3
16.5
Investment
%
3.8
5.3
6.7
6.1
5.6
Superannuation and annuity
%
0.4
0.8
0.3
0.7
0.7
Government cash benefit
%
11.5
18.4
8.0
9.0
11.8
Other income
%
0.3
0.3
0.7
0.2
0.1
Total personal income from all sources
$m
85.9
33.7
21.5
121.3
13.5

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June 2003
Private sector houses
no.
5
4
2
7
-
Total dwelling units
no.
8
4
2
7
-
Value of total residential building
$m
1.4
0.4
0.2
2.1
-
Value of total non-residential building
$m
1.3
0.5
-
0.5
-
Value of total building
$m
2.8
1.0
0.2
2.6
-

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June 2003
Passenger vehicles
no.
38
5
11
99
16
Other vehicles
no.
123
28
51
168
56
Total vehicles
no.
162
33
62
267
72

VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June 2001
Value of crops
$m
4.6
1.7
-
2.2
10.0
Value of livestock slaughterings and other disposals
$m
49.2
23.6
26.3
5.8
26.1
Value of livestock products
$m
10.8
18.4
15.7
0.1
2.7
Total value of agriculture
$m
64.5
43.7
42.0
8.1
38.8

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES - 2003-04
Operating revenues
$'000
11,271
7,798
6,973
10,515
5,971
Total expenses
$'000
11,710
8,599
8,055
9,111
6,150
Total assets
$'000
62,116
55,966
32,382
44,504
37,896
Total liabilities
$'000
5,145
1,247
761
3,151
796
Net debt
$'000
832
-562
-3,677
1,902
-2,763
Net financial worth
$'000
-1,916
-42
3,602
-2,373
2,761

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION - 30 June 2004
Establishments
no.
4
-
-
9
-
Rooms/units at 30 June 2004
no.
99
-
-
207
-
Room occupancy rate
%
56.2
-
-
64.7
-
Takings from accommodation
$'000
1,383
-
-
3,632
-

NUMBER OF SINGLE LOCATION BUSINESSES - 30 June 2001
no.
724
365
234
1,093
231

HOUSING SALES AND VALUES - 31 December 2004
Number of sales
no.
110
33
np
226
14
House prices - median value
$
70,000
50,000
np
115,000
40,000
House prices - average value
$
71,315
54,015
np
128,253
49,929

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS - August 2004
Government schools
no.
5
4
2
2
5
Government school students
no.
826
213
56
860
138
Non-government schools
no.
1
1
1
1
-
Non-government school students
no.
193
58
42
482
-

MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER - 31 March 2004(a)
Passenger cars and motor cycles
no.
1,790
763
383
2,686
492
Light commercial vehicles
no.
1,243
611
372
1,514
413
Trucks, prime movers, and buses
no.
273
160
147
444
127

na not available
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Vehicles registered out of the state, or vehicles where the postcodes of owners could not be allocated to an LGA/SD are excluded. As a result, the Queensland totals do not agree with totals published in Motor Vehicle Census, Australia (cat. no. 9309.0), where these vehicles are included as 'Out of state/unspecified'.



Further Queensland Regional Profile links are available on the following pages:

Queensland and Southern Statistical Divisions Main Page - drill down for LGA information

Other Queensland Statistical Divisions Main Page

2005 Queensland Regional Profiles Main page

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