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1387.3 - Queensland in Review, 2003  
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Selected Characteristics of Other Queensland Statistical Divisions


Unit
Fitzroy
Central West
Mackay
Northern
Far North
North West

LAND AREA - at 1 July 2003
km2
122,972
374,766
90,340
80,060
273,143
308,098
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2001
Major cities
%
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Inner regional
%
72.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Outer regional
%
21.7
0.0
83.7
97.0
87.0
0.0
Remote
%
4.9
0.0
15.5
2.8
4.3
67.1
Very remote
%
0.8
100.0
0.8
0.2
8.7
32.9

POPULATION - at 30 June 2003
Total - all persons
no.
185,354
12,378
141,729
197,611
231,494
34,015
Aged 14 years and younger
no.
42,985
2,788
31,994
43,685
52,329
8,919
Aged 15 years to 44 years
no.
80,153
5,326
61,810
91,162
102,367
16,315
Aged 45 years to 64 years
no.
42,801
2,838
34,158
43,162
54,270
6,635
Aged 65 years and over
no.
19,415
1,426
13,767
19,602
22,528
2,146

Proportion of total population
Aged 14 years and younger
%
23.2
22.5
22.6
22.1
22.6
26.2
Aged 15 years to 44 years
%
43.2
43.0
43.6
46.1
44.2
48.0
Aged 45 years to 64 years
%
23.1
22.9
24.1
21.8
23.4
19.5
Aged 65 years and over
%
10.5
11.5
9.7
9.9
9.7
6.3

Population density - 2003
persons/km2
1.5
0.0
1.6
2.5
0.8
0.1
Births - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
2,491
190
1,922
2,794
3,200
548
Crude birth rate - 2003
rate
13.5
15.2
13.7
14.3
13.9
16.1
Deaths - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
1,067
92
760
1,125
1,304
151
Crude death rate - 2003
rate
5.8
7.4
5.4
5.7
5.7
4.4

INDEX OF RELATIVE SOCIO- ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE/ DISADVANTAGE - Census 2001
decile
6
6
5
8
7
8

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter 2003
Unemployment
no.
6,583
249
5,126
8,303
7,456
1,587
Unemployment rate
%
6.9
3.3
6.9
8.2
6.2
8.6

SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June 2003
Age pension
no.
14,669
931
9,691
14,159
15,717
1,534
Disability support pension
no.
5,498
265
4,416
5,284
7,678
962
Newstart allowance
no.
6,302
254
4,903
6,264
10,372
1,419
Parenting payment - single
no.
4,943
220
3,319
4,995
7,576
962
Youth allowance
no.
3,250
142
2,335
3,853
3,899
387
Other pensions and allowances
no.
5,736
252
4,570
5,420
7,473
732
Total selected income support customers
no.
40,398
2,065
29,233
39,976
52,715
5,996
Percentage of long-term Newstart allowance customers
%
60.7
57.3
52.8
57.3
60.1
63.2

AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME - year ended 30 June 2003
$
39,490
33,923
40,050
37,549
34,803
43,920

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June 2002
Wage and salary earners
no.
69,441
4,487
54,783
76,871
83,030
13,466
Wage and salary income
$m
2,478.9
134.6
1,996.0
2,563.2
2,531.9
516.7
Total income
$m
2,562.1
138.6
2,059.4
2,672.9
2,644.1
526.5
Average wage and salary income
$
35,699
29,999
36,435
33,344
30,494
38,369
Average total income
$
36,896
30,889
37,592
34,771
31,846
39,097

SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June 2001
Proportion of total personal income
Wage and salary
%
73.8
56.8
75.4
75.1
70.5
78.3
Own unincorporated business
%
9.0
29.6
6.5
6.6
8.1
10.2
Investment
%
4.0
4.7
5.3
4.8
5.4
1.7
Superannuation and annuity
%
1.1
0.3
1.2
1.8
1.3
0.4
Government cash benefit
%
11.8
8.3
11.4
11.4
14.1
9.3
Other income
%
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.5
0.2
Total personal income from all sources
$m
3,274.8
241.9
2,503.2
3,425.1
3,630.9
664.3

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June 2003
Private sector houses
no.
1,084
21
699
1,003
1,050
17
Total dwelling units
no.
1,212
24
800
1,397
1,763
28
Value of total residential building
$m
199.1
4.2
140.8
243.4
286.4
4.8
Value of total non-residential building
$m
70.1
6.8
62.4
141.0
191.0
14.1
Value of total building
$m
269.2
11.0
203.1
384.3
477.4
18.9

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June 2003
Passenger vehicles
no.
3,978
119
2,637
4,069
5,111
394
Other vehicles
no.
4,162
426
2,986
3,468
3,613
823
Total vehicles
no.
8,139
545
5,623
7,538
8,724
1,217

VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June 2001
Value of crops
$m
328.8
2.8
389.0
270.6
614.2
1.4
Value of livestock slaughterings and other disposals
$m
581.0
278.7
231.9
111.9
138.4
377.5
Value of livestock products
$m
12.8
84.1
5.8
2.9
35.6
13.8
Total value of agriculture
$m
922.7
365.7
626.7
385.4
788.2
392.7

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES - 2003-04
Operating revenues
$m
298.1
86.2
207.8
307.7
337.8
109.1
Total expenses
$m
259.6
84.7
185.7
265.3
305.9
103.2
Total assets
$m
1,818.5
411.7
1,523.3
2,303.6
2,598.1
693.2
Total liabilities
$m
145.7
18.2
113.8
81.8
201.2
38.7
Net debt
$m
-36.7
-21.3
-0.2
-86.7
27.9
6.5
Net financial worth
$m
13.4
18.9
-13.4
55.3
-52.8
-4.9

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION - 30 June 2004
Establishments
no.
np
np
np
np
np
np
Rooms/units at 30 June 2004
no.
np
np
np
np
np
np
Room occupancy rate
%
np
np
np
np
np
np
Takings from accommodation
$'000
np
np
np
np
np
np

NUMBER OF SINGLE LOCATION BUSINESSES - 30 June 2001
no.
17,461
2,099
15,537
17,813
27,231
3,074

HOUSING SALES AND VALUES - 31 December 2004
Number of sales
no.
5,179
180
3,601
5,279
4,807
977
House prices
Median value
$
na
na
na
na
na
na
Average value
$
181,382
85,242
221,821
207,318
247,609
116,962

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS - August 2004
Government schools
no.
102
20
78
77
116
25
Government school students
no.
24,837
1,536
19,565
23,048
30,248
4,585
Non-government schools
no.
30
4
18
32
33
7
Non-government school students
no.
9,513
263
5,612
11,769
10,145
1,074

MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER - 31 March 2004(a)
Passenger cars and motor cycles
no.
87,747
4,560
68,826
92,866
102,701
11,850
Light commercial vehicles
no.
29,524
3,587
25,817
29,475
34,390
6,085
Trucks, prime movers, and buses
no.
6,899
1,111
5,285
5,732
7,473
1,670

na not available
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable
(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:

Other Queensland Statistical Divisions Main Page - drill down for LGA information

Queensland and Southern Statistical Divisions Main Page

2005 Queensland Regional Profiles Main page

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This section contains the following subsection :
            Fitzroy Statistical Division
            Far North Statistical Division
            Central West Statistical Division
            Northern Statistical Division
            Mackay Statistical Division
            North West Statistical Division

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