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1387.3 - Queensland in Review, 2003  
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EXPLANATORY NOTES

GLOSSARY

Map - Wide Bay-Burnett SD with alphabetical listing of LGAs of Hervey Bay to Miriam Vale highlighted


Selected Characteristics of Local Government Areas in Wide Bay-Burnett Statistical Division: Hervey Bay (C) to Miriam Vale (S),
in alphabetical order

Unit
Hervey Bay
(C)
Isis
(S)
Kilkivan
(S)
Kingaroy
(S)
Kolan
(S)
Maryborough (C)
Miriam Vale
(S)

LAND AREA - at 1 July 2003
km2
2,356
1,701
3,264
2,422
2,650
1,234
3,778
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2001
Major cities
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Inner regional
%
92.0
0.0
0.0
83.2
0.0
99.0
0.0
Outer regional
%
7.7
100.0
100.0
16.8
100.0
0.0
99.7
Remote
%
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.0
0.3
Very remote
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0

POPULATION - at 30 June 2003
Total - all persons
no.
46,732
6,007
3,264
12,153
4,547
25,505
4,822
Aged 14 years and younger
no.
9,012
1,112
687
2,807
1,026
5,251
981
Aged 15 years to 44 years
no.
15,599
1,937
1,099
4,758
1,532
9,163
1,653
Aged 45 years to 64 years
no.
13,006
1,939
1,017
2,896
1,487
6,545
1,670
Aged 65 years and over
no.
9,115
1,019
461
1,692
502
4,546
518

Proportion of total population
Aged 14 years and younger
%
19.3
18.5
21.0
23.1
22.6
20.6
20.3
Aged 15 years to 44 years
%
33.4
32.2
33.7
39.2
33.7
35.9
34.3
Aged 45 years to 64 years
%
27.8
32.3
31.2
23.8
32.7
25.7
34.6
Aged 65 years and over
%
19.5
17.0
14.1
13.9
11.0
17.8
10.7

Population density - 2003
persons/km2
19.8
3.5
1.0
5.0
1.7
20.7
1.3
Births - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
396
53
27
168
59
273
37
Crude birth rate - 2003
rate
8.7
8.9
8.3
13.9
12.8
10.7
7.8
Deaths - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
469
56
25
101
36
231
18
Crude death rate - 2003
rate
10.3
9.4
7.7
8.4
7.8
9.1
3.8

INDEX OF RELATIVE SOCIO- ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE/ DISADVANTAGE - Census 2001
decile
2
1
1
5
1
2
1

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter 2003
Unemployment
no.
2,452
314
152
481
287
1,360
256
Unemployment rate
%
15.2
13.3
10.3
8.2
16.1
12.7
13.8

SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June 2003
Age pension
no.
7,647
709
339
1,278
443
3,336
402
Disability support pension
no.
3,162
433
182
513
419
1,646
338
Newstart allowance
no.
2,103
307
132
361
284
1,113
275
Parenting payment - single
no.
1,568
137
87
261
165
759
141
Youth allowance
no.
1,163
102
69
249
121
646
74
Other pensions and allowances
no.
3,544
464
192
498
413
1,450
387
Total selected income support customers
no.
19,186
2,153
1,000
3,160
1,845
8,950
1,618
Percentage of long-term Newstart allowance customers
%
63.2
63.0
61.7
61.7
66.7
72.4
73.9

AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME - year ended 30 June 2003
$
31,987
30,213
29,972
34,420
28,929
32,942
32,097

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June 2002
Wage and salary earners
no.
11,316
1,584
856
3,999
998
7,726
1,109
Wage and salary income
$m
313.9
41.4
23.4
125.3
25.9
225.0
32.6
Total income
$m
334.6
43.6
23.7
127.5
26.9
235.7
34.0
Average wage and salary income
$
27,741
26,160
27,336
31,337
25,983
29,126
29,385
Average total income
$
29,567
27,533
27,655
31,885
26,970
30,506
30,618

SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June 2001
Proportion of total personal income
Wage and salary
%
53.8
57.1
56.7
68.6
48.7
64.5
56.6
Own unincorporated business
%
6.6
5.2
14.5
7.4
9.7
4.7
8.9
Investment
%
5.9
6.9
3.8
4.2
4.2
4.7
4.8
Superannuation and annuity
%
3.9
3.1
1.3
1.7
2.1
2.3
1.9
Government cash benefit
%
29.0
27.2
23.1
17.8
34.9
23.4
27.1
Other income
%
0.8
0.5
0.6
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.7
Total personal income from all sources
$m
596.4
70.5
39.3
194.0
56.8
331.8
57.2

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June 2003
Private sector houses
no.
901
49
15
57
20
71
73
Total dwelling units
no.
995
53
15
70
20
72
133
Value of total residential building
$m
130.7
7.5
1.4
9.0
1.1
11.6
19.8
Value of total non-residential building
$m
28.4
0.6
0.3
2.0
0.1
10.5
2.3
Value of total building
$m
159.0
8.2
1.6
11.0
1.2
22.0
22.1

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June 2003
Passenger vehicles
no.
774
73
53
233
33
456
37
Other vehicles
no.
590
76
46
218
61
382
95
Total vehicles
no.
1,364
149
99
450
94
838
132

VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June 2001
Value of crops
$m
6.3
68.8
5.5
25.6
16.4
5.0
6.7
Value of livestock slaughterings and other disposals
$m
2.6
4.2
74.6
19.6
8.8
0.6
11.2
Value of livestock products
$m
0.6
0.2
4.5
2.2
0.6
0.5
1.8
Total value of agriculture
$m
9.4
73.1
84.6
47.4
25.8
6.1
19.7

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES - 2003-04
Operating revenues
$'000
76,519
18,256
8,654
13,795
8,190
26,479
15,864
Total expenses
$'000
59,400
14,712
7,003
12,263
7,728
24,150
9,599
Total assets
$'000
660,132
82,675
43,089
114,917
39,965
276,830
104,589
Total liabilities
$'000
60,921
7,233
1,247
7,752
2,529
19,945
8,125
Net debt
$'000
30,365
1,083
-1,538
479
909
8,498
-4,597
Net financial worth
$'000
105,110
-1,636
1,210
-2,087
-1,359
-11,516
2,759

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION - 30 June 2004
Establishments
no.
18
np
-
4
np
14
np
Rooms/units at 30 June 2004
no.
709
np
-
114
np
712
np
Room occupancy rate
%
52.5
np
-
63.9
np
48.1
np
Takings from accommodation
$'000
11,280
np
-
1,982
np
11,801
np

NUMBER OF SINGLE LOCATION BUSINESSES - 30 June 2001
no.
3,299
688
485
1,450
698
1,885
780

HOUSING SALES AND VALUES - 31 December 2004
Number of sales
no.
1,341
95
30
296
41
726
47
House prices - median value
$
262,000
168,000
100,000
159,250
91,000
168,000
150,000
House prices - average value
$
283,448
227,159
109,758
171,253
112,098
177,860
269,730

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS - August 2004
Government schools
no.
11
5
4
8
6
10
6
Government school students
no.
6,078
900
349
2,117
948
4,143
773
Non-government schools
no.
6
1
-
2
-
3
-
Non-government school students
no.
1,628
85
-
507
-
1,538
-

MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER - 31 March 2004(a)
Passenger cars and motor cycles
no.
25,889
3,022
1,571
5,978
2,262
13,301
2,400
Light commercial vehicles
no.
5,228
1,188
680
2,162
1,005
3,442
1,143
Trucks, prime movers, and buses
no.
1,298
281
254
692
288
966
307

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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