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1387.3 - Queensland in Review, 2003  
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EXPLANATORY NOTES

GLOSSARY

Map - Queensland with southern SDs highlighted


Selected Characteristics of Total Queensland and Southern Statistical Divisions

Unit
Queensland
Brisbane
Moreton
Wide
Bay-
Burnett
Darling
Downs
South
West

LAND AREA - at 1 July 2003
km2
1,734,157
4,673
17,618
52,382
90,246
319,860
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2001
Major cities
%
52.5
93.0
50.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Inner regional
%
25.9
6.9
49.1
73.9
78.0
0.0
Outer regional
%
17.7
0.0
0.5
25.7
18.6
24.9
Remote
%
2.5
0.1
0.0
0.5
3.3
49.6
Very remote
%
1.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
25.5

POPULATION - at 30 June 2003
Total - all persons
no.
3,801,039
1,735,181
775,537
244,847
215,857
27,036
Aged 14 years and younger
no.
791,290
352,533
150,170
51,557
47,803
6,527
Aged 15 years to 44 years
no.
1,648,247
788,395
314,821
87,754
88,674
11,470
Aged 45 years to 64 years
no.
910,498
404,927
198,732
66,200
50,681
6,094
Aged 65 years and over
no.
451,004
189,326
111,814
39,336
28,699
2,945

Proportion of total population
Aged 14 years and younger
%
20.8
20.3
19.4
21.1
22.1
24.1
Aged 15 years to 44 years
%
43.4
45.4
40.6
35.8
41.1
42.4
Aged 45 years to 64 years
%
24.0
23.3
25.6
27.0
23.5
22.5
Aged 65 years and over
%
11.9
10.9
14.4
16.1
13.3
10.9

Population density - 2003
persons/km2
2.2
371.3
44.0
4.7
2.4
0.1
Births - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
47,317
21,976
8,232
2,577
2,709
408
Crude birth rate - 2003
rate
12.6
12.8
10.8
10.6
12.6
15.1
Deaths - year ended 30 June 2003
no.
23,579
10,023
5,041
2,019
1,454
164
Crude death rate - 2003
rate
6.3
5.9
6.6
8.3
6.8
6.1

INDEX OF RELATIVE SOCIO- ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE/ DISADVANTAGE - Census 2001
decile
. .
9
7
1
5
3

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - September quarter 2003
Unemployment
no.
135,500
59,124
27,613
12,877
6,005
575
Unemployment rate
%
7.0
6.5
7.2
12.7
5.4
3.5

SELECTED INCOME SUPPORT CUSTOMERS - at June 2003
Age pension
no.
320,337
133,585
76,323
31,120
20,663
1,925
Disability support pension
no.
129,409
56,037
26,101
14,455
7,970
705
Newstart allowance
no.
117,622
44,838
26,503
10,726
5,419
583
Parenting payment - single
no.
97,728
41,103
21,511
7,612
4,919
559
Youth allowance
no.
80,166
38,562
16,285
5,837
5,231
372
Other pensions and allowances
no.
130,796
51,651
30,400
15,439
8,254
864
Total selected income support customers
no.
876,057
365,775
197,123
85,188
52,455
5,008
Percentage of long-term Newstart allowance customers
%
57.4
55.6
55.4
66.0
58.2
57.3

AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL TAXABLE INCOME - year ended 30 June 2003
$
37,634
39,378
35,540
32,180
34,025
33,238

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS - year ended 30 June 2002
Wage and salary earners
no.
1,397,930
685,950
253,042
69,015
75,024
9,566
Wage and salary income
$m
46,121.5
23,681.2
7,600.5
1,961.0
2,258.4
279.0
Total income
$m
48,368.2
24,904.8
8,054.4
2,053.1
2,341.5
285.5
Average wage and salary income
$
32,993
34,523
30,037
28,414
30,102
29,167
Average total income
$
34,600
36,307
31,830
29,749
31,210
29,850

SOURCE OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June 2001
Proportion of total personal income
Wage and salary
%
70.8
74.0
63.0
59.9
68.7
62.7
Own unincorporated business
%
7.0
5.8
7.7
7.8
7.8
19.4
Investment
%
6.8
6.8
9.5
5.3
7.0
6.7
Superannuation and annuity
%
2.1
2.1
3.1
2.4
1.8
0.6
Government cash benefit
%
12.7
10.7
15.6
24.1
14.2
10.3
Other income
%
0.6
0.6
1.1
0.5
0.4
0.3
Total personal income from all sources
$m
64,765.1
31,995.2
11,797.8
3,251.2
3,341.0
454.5

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June 2003
Private sector houses
no.
26,999
12,816
7,190
2,042
1,046
31
Total dwelling units
no.
41,221
19,281
13,024
2,327
1,328
37
Value of total residential building
$m
7,260.7
3,257.0
2,609.7
313.3
194.7
7.4
Value of total non-residential building
$m
2,974.2
1,676.0
619.8
86.0
103.2
4.1
Value of total building
$m
10,235.0
4,933.0
3,229.5
399.2
297.9
11.5

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June 2003
Passenger vehicles
no.
98,451
56,952
16,950
3,838
4,003
268
Other vehicles
no.
66,244
30,619
11,855
3,362
4,031
756
Total vehicles
no.
164,695
87,571
28,805
7,200
8,034
1,024

VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June 2001
Value of crops
$m
3,391.2
143.2
335.3
434.5
666.8
204.4
Value of livestock slaughterings and other disposals
$m
3,368.4
96.1
214.7
315.9
650.0
372.3
Value of livestock products
$m
490.3
17.8
75.6
55.4
110.1
76.2
Total value of agriculture
$m
7,249.9
257.2
625.6
805.9
1,426.9
652.9

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCES - 2003-04(a)
Total revenues
$m
5,455.9
(a)3,375.6
(a)
345.3
302.1
86.3
Total expenses
$m
4,696.3
(a)2,835.3
(a)
293.7
275.7
87.1
Total assets
$m
41,120.9
(a)25,993.2
(a)
2,907.7
2,309.3
561.9
Total liabilities
$m
3,539.8
(a)2,612.6
(a)
181.2
124.3
22.4
Net debt
$m
691.1
(a)888.8
(a)
-28.3
-44.1
-14.3
Net financial worth
$m
-920.2
(a)-1,108.9
(a)
139.8
20.6
11.2

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION - 30 June 2004
Establishments
no.
1,015
np
np
np
np
np
Rooms/units at 30 June 2004
no.
54,901
np
np
np
np
np
Room occupancy rate
%
64.9
np
np
np
np
np
Takings from accommodation
$'000
1,515,095
np
np
np
np
np

NUMBER OF SINGLE LOCATION BUSINESSES - 30 June 2001
no.
396,444
167,420
91,865
23,837
25,287
4,821

HOUSING SALES AND VALUES - 31 December 2004(a)
Number of sales
no.
78,567
(a)47,235
(a)
5,508
5,271
530
House prices - median value
$
272,500
na
na
na
na
na
House prices - average value
$
310,549
(a)380,963
(a)
214,601
192,913
99,587

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS - August 2004
Government schools
no.
1,286
364
196
143
133
32
Government school students
no.
448,804
192,920
88,468
34,927
25,553
3,117
Non-government schools
no.
454
190
62
28
44
6
Non-government school students
no.
189,640
95,446
32,981
8,198
13,610
1,029

MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER - 31 March 2004(b)
Passenger cars and motor cycles
no.
2,057,310
993,247
452,302
126,691
106,340
10,182
Light commercial vehicles
no.
458,049
164,184
84,287
36,584
36,521
7,596
Trucks, prime movers, and buses
no.
113,202
42,004
19,576
9,514
11,793
2,147

na not available
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable
. . not applicable
(a) The statistical divisions of Brisbane and Moreton have been combined.
(b) 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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This section contains the following subsection :
            Brisbane and Moreton Statistical Divisions
            Wide Bay-Burnett Statistical Division
            South West Statistical Division
            Darling Downs Statistical Division

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