National Regional Profile: Australia   
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 ECONOMY


2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter
Unemployed personsno.
663 300
624 400
585 982
545 558
539 472
Unemployment rate%
6.7
6.2
5.8
5.3
5.1
TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June
Non-taxable individualsno.
1 948 086
2 029 620
2 127 590
2 136 915
-
Taxable individualsno.
8 395 591
8 634 246
8 851 310
9 099 080
-
Taxable income$m
342 300.0
365 290.4
394 690.0
425 551.6
-
Average taxable income$
40 771
42 307
44 591
46 769
-
Net tax$m
80 206.9
87 849.1
95 486.2
103 608.3
-
Average net tax$
9 554
10 174
10 788
11 387
-
Average net tax ratio%
23.4
24.0
24.2
24.3
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS * - year ended 30 June
Wage and salary earnersno.
7 472 423
7 640 538
7 831 856
8 045 667
-
Wage and salary income $m
267 378.9
283 798.5
304 034.8
326 536.1
-
Total income $m
281 927.6
298 486.9
319 902.9
343 021.0
-
Average wage and salary income$
35 782
37 144
38 820
40 585
-
Average total income$
37 729
39 066
40 847
42 634
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX * - year ended 30 June
Males%
53.2
53.0
52.9
52.9
-
Females%
46.8
47.0
47.1
47.1
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE * - year ended 30 June
Aged 15 years to 24 years%
19.0
19.0
19.2
19.4
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years%
25.5
25.1
24.7
24.3
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years%
24.4
24.0
23.7
23.3
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years%
20.9
21.0
21.1
21.0
-
Aged 55 years and over%
10.1
10.8
11.3
11.9
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION * - year ended 30 June
Managers and Administrators%
-
9.1
9.0
9.0
-
Professionals%
-
18.1
18.2
18.3
-
Associate Professionals%
-
6.6
6.7
6.8
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers%
-
10.1
10.1
10.0
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers%
-
2.9
2.8
2.6
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers%
-
17.1
17.3
17.4
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers%
-
6.5
6.6
6.6
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers%
-
9.3
9.4
9.5
-
Labourers and Related Workers%
-
9.6
9.7
9.9
-
Not Stated%
-
10.7
10.2
9.8
-
PERSONS WITH OWN UNINCORPORATED BUSINESS * - year ended 30 June
Persons with own unincorporated businessno.
976 174
946 453
904 769
-
-
Own unincorporated business income$m
31 090.7
31 252.2
31 392.7
-
-
Total income$m
33 611.6
34 241.5
34 793.2
-
-
Average own unincorporated business income$
31 850
33 020
34 697
-
-
Average total income$
34 432
36 179
38 455
-
-
COUNTS OF BUSINESS ENTRIES AND EXITS
Number of Businesses - at 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
1 245 543
1 211 466
1 153 788
1 156 497
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employeesno.
-
363 171
411 192
473 343
495 462
Employing businesses: 5 or more employeesno.
-
261 354
288 888
312 843
312 984
Total businessesno.
-
1 870 068
1 911 546
1 939 974
1 964 943
Business Entries - year ended 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
-
235 617
218 598
213 159
Employing businessesno.
-
-
89 337
105 012
102 471
Total business entriesno.
-
-
324 954
323 610
315 630
Business Exits - year ended 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
-
269 952
275 187
209 970
Employing businessesno.
-
-
15 036
19 365
80 487
Total business exitsno.
-
-
284 988
294 552
290 457
* These data relate to persons for whom this source of income was their principal source of income for the relevant financial year