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1387.3 - Queensland in Review, 2003  
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GLOSSARY

Map - South West SD with alphabetical listing of LGAs of Balonne to Bungil highlighted


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

Unit
Balonne
(S)
Bendemere
(S)
Booringa
(S)
Bulloo
(S)
Bungil
(S)

LAND AREA - at 1 July 2003
km2
31,144
3,928
27,827
73,805
13,338
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
0.0
0.0
Remote
%
89.2
100.0
73.9
0.0
100.0
Very remote
%
10.8
0.0
26.1
100.0
0.0

POPULATION - at 30 June 2003
Total - all persons
no.
5,611
988
1,877
470
1,979
Aged 14 years and younger
no.
1,476
250
414
100
437
Aged 15 years to 44 years
no.
2,505
339
717
236
771
Aged 45 years to 64 years
no.
1,178
241
488
96
516
Aged 65 years and over
no.
452
158
258
38
255

Proportion of total population
Aged 14 years and younger
%
26.3
25.3
22.1
21.3
22.1
Aged 15 years to 44 years
%
44.6
34.3
38.2
50.2
39.0
Aged 45 years to 64 years
%
21.0
24.4
26.0
20.4
26.1
Aged 65 years and over
%
8.1
16.0
13.7
8.1
12.9

Population density - 2003
persons/km2
0.2
0.3
0.1
-
0.1
Births - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
102
12
22
8
23
Crude birth rate - 2003
rate
18.2
12.1
11.7
17.0
11.7
Deaths - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
26
5
13
-
8
Crude death rate - 2003
rate
4.6
5.0
6.9
0.0
4.1

INDEX OF RELATIVE SOCIO- ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE/ DISADVANTAGE - Census 2001
decile
5
2
3
4
8

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter 2003
Unemployment
no.
123
17
34
1
28
Unemployment rate
%
3.7
3.1
3.1
0.3
2.1

SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June 2003
Age pension
no.
298
98
155
24
129
Disability support pension
no.
130
31
51
na
45
Newstart allowance
no.
142
22
33
na
21
Parenting payment - single
no.
120
na
24
na
39
Youth allowance
no.
78
na
22
na
27
Other pensions and allowances
no.
177
52
85
na
59
Total selected income support customers
no.
945
238
370
59
320
Percentage of long-term Newstart allowance customers
%
50.7
na
na
na
na

AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME - year ended 30 June 2003
$
33,481
33,936
29,302
32,319
34,354

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June 2002
Wage and salary earners
no.
2,017
250
509
152
777
Wage and salary income
$m
58.4
6.4
13.2
4.5
23.1
Total income
$m
58.7
6.4
13.2
4.7
23.5
Average wage and salary income
$
28,947
25,758
25,847
29,529
29,773
Average total income
$
29,103
25,493
26,030
31,036
30,192

SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June 2001
Proportion of total personal income
Wage and salary
%
67.3
44.8
51.6
62.4
55.0
Own unincorporated business
%
11.1
36.0
29.4
28.7
29.3
Investment
%
11.9
3.9
4.6
3.0
7.7
Superannuation and annuity
%
0.5
0.5
0.7
0.6
0.6
Government cash benefit
%
8.9
14.3
13.5
4.6
7.0
Other income
%
0.3
0.6
0.2
0.5
0.4
Total personal income from all sources
$m
90.7
12.4
26.0
6.5
42.9

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June 2003
Private sector houses
no.
7
-
1
-
5
Total dwelling units
no.
10
-
1
-
5
Value of total residential building
$m
2.1
-
0.1
-
1.0
Value of total non-residential building
$m
1.7
-
-
-
-
Value of total building
$m
3.8
-
0.1
-
1.0

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June 2003
Passenger vehicles
no.
44
11
14
2
29
Other vehicles
no.
154
39
30
36
70
Total vehicles
no.
198
49
44
37
99

VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June 2001
Value of crops
$m
146.4
9.3
9.7
-
20.5
Value of livestock slaughterings and other disposals
$m
46.6
18.1
40.1
35.2
101.5
Value of livestock products
$m
16.4
0.1
7.2
3.6
1.3
Total value of agriculture
$m
209.4
27.5
57.0
38.7
123.2

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES - 2003-04
Operating revenues
$'000
10,625
4,715
9,297
10,762
8,358
Total expenses
$'000
11,404
4,094
9,971
9,965
8,029
Total assets
$'000
77,371
35,539
83,823
54,774
77,529
Total liabilities
$'000
5,597
283
1,144
2,604
1,686
Net debt
$'000
1,487
-5,172
-1,459
-2,998
-1,911
Net financial worth
$'000
-1,596
5,481
890
1,996
2,354

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION - 30 June 2004
Establishments
no.
7
-
np
-
-
Rooms/units at 30 June 2004
no.
143
-
np
-
-
Room occupancy rate
%
38.3
-
np
-
-
Takings from accommodation
$'000
1,527
-
np
-
-

NUMBER OF SINGLE LOCATION BUSINESSES - 30 June 2001
no.
994
294
349
56
480

HOUSING SALES AND VALUES - 31 December 2004
Number of sales
no.
84
9
35
np
9
House prices - median value
$
115,250
75,000
47,000
np
35,000
House prices - average value
$
122,787
55,444
55,243
np
36,667

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS - August 2004
Government schools
no.
6
2
2
1
3
Government school students
no.
621
121
147
21
114
Non-government schools
no.
1
-
1
-
-
Non-government school students
no.
197
-
57
-
-

MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER - 31 March 2004(a)
Passenger cars and motor cycles
no.
1,998
427
616
169
859
Light commercial vehicles
no.
1,723
374
506
232
609
Trucks, prime movers, and buses
no.
426
127
148
83
213

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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