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5506.0 - Taxation Revenue, Australia, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
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TAXATION PER CAPITA


In 2011–12, taxation per capita was $17,348, an increase of 7% from 2010–11.

The Commonwealth Government taxation per capita rose 8% from $13,034 in 2010–11 to $14,138 in 2011–12.

The average taxation per capita for state and local governments combined in 2011–12 was $3,237, an increase of 2% from $3,176 in 2010–11.

All states recorded an increase in taxation per capita except for the Australian Capital Territory which recorded a decrease. Queensland and Western Australia recorded the highest percentage increase in taxation per capita rising 5%. The Australian Capital Territory recorded a decrease in taxation per capita of 7%.

Taxation per capita by jurisdiction is shown in the table below.

TAXATION PER CAPITA, by level of government(a)

2006–07
2007–08
2008–09
2009–10
2010–11
2011–12
$
$
$
$
$
$

State and Local Government
New South Wales
2 985
3 094
2 965
3 128
3 295
3 321
Victoria
2 751
2 972
2 911
3 107
3 323
3 351
Queensland
2 535
2 779
2 611
2 714
2 869
3 001
South Australia
2 570
2 802
2 798
2 875
3 012
3 049
Western Australia
3 222
3 463
3 027
3 314
3 440
3 610
Tasmania
1 945
2 131
2 103
2 248
2 248
2 331
Northern Territory
2 029
2 121
2 148
2 175
2 091
2 122
Australian Capital Territory
2 754
3 005
2 899
3 161
3 416
3 191
Average
2 792
2 982
2 845
3 011
3 176
3 237
Commonwealth Government
12 574
13 502
12 895
12 201
13 034
14 138
All levels of government
15 345
16 462
15 716
15 187
16 184
17 348

(a) Estimated Resident Population data used in this table is sourced from Australian Demographic Statistics, (cat. no. 3101.0). Details of the calculation are in paragraph 13 of the Explanatory Notes section.



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