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National and State Summary Tables


OTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN: NATIONAL SUMMARY

Communications

Units
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

1Households with a computer
'000
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
3 083
3 337
3 803
4 311
4 556
5 038
n.a.
5 266
2Households with a computer
%
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
44
47
53
58
61
66
n.a.
67
3Households connected to the Internet
'000
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1 098
1 538
2 340
3 114
3 445
4 039
n.a.
4 393
4Households connected to the Internet
%
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
16
22
32
42
46
53
n.a.
56

Transport

Units
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

7Number of passenger vehicles(a)
'000
8 629
8 989
9 206
9 527
9 686
n.a.
9 836
10 101
10 366
10 629
10 896
8Passenger vehicles per 1,000 population(a)(b)
no.
477
491
497
509
512
n.a.
507
514
522
529
536

Environment

Units
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

9Net water consumption(c)(d)
GL
21 142
19 875
22 186
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
24 909
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
10Net household water consumption(d)
GL
1 800
1 691
1 829
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
2 181
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

Crime

Units
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

11Victims of personal crime(e)(f)
%
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
4.8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5.3
n.a.
n.a.
5.3
12Victims of household crime(e)(g)
%
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
9.0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8.9
n.a.
n.a.
6.2


(a) The number of passenger vehicles refers to the total number of passenger vehicles registered at the date of the motor vehicle census.
(b) The ratio of passenger vehicles registered to 1,000 estimated resident population at 30 June.
(c) Net water consumption estimates cannot be compared from 1995–1997 to 2001. This is due to the differences in data sources and the methodology used to calculate estimates.
(d) One gigalitre (GL) equals 1,000 megalitres (ML). One ML equals 1 million litres.
(e) Data refer to the victimisation prevalence rate.
(f) Assault and robbery among people aged 15 years and over. Sexual assault among people aged 18 years and over.
(g) Actual or attempted break-ins and motor vehicle theft.
Reference periods: Until 2003, data for indicators 1–4 are at the point in time when the surveys were conducted. For 2004–05, the reference period is from August 2004 to June 2005.
Data for indicators 7–8 are at 31 May in 1995; 31 October in 1996–1999; 31 March in 2001–2005; 30 June ERP.
Data for indicators 9–10 are for year ending 30 June.
Data for indicators 11–12 are for the 12 months prior to the survey.




OTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN: STATE SUMMARY

COMMUNICATIONS

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

1Households with a computer
'000
2004–05
1 723
1 306
1 026
409
545
119
38
99
5 266
2Households with a computer
%
2004–05
67
68
67
64
69
61
71
79
67
3Households connected to the Internet
'000
2004–05
1 455
1 085
861
323
456
94
34
84
4 393
4Households connected to the Internet
%
2004–05
56
57
56
50
58
48
61
67
56
5Households with broadband Internet connection
'000
2004–05
449
332
232
63
118
15
8
28
1 244
6Households with broadband Internet connection
%
2004–05
31
31
27
19
26
16
23
33
28

Transport

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

7Number of passenger vehicles(a)
'000
2005
3 327
2 934
2 058
897
1 157
263
71
189
10 896
8Passenger vehicles (per 1000 population)(a)(b)no.
2005
491
584
519
582
576
543
352
580
536

Environment

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(c)
Aust.

9Net water consumption(d)
GL
2000–01
9 425
7 140
4 711
1 647
1 409
417
160
n.a.
24 909
10Net household water consumption(d)
GL
2000–01
679.2
472.3
500.9
180.6
r244.6
59.3
44.6
n.a.
2 181

Crime

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT(e)
ACT
Aust.

11Victims of personal crime(f)(g)
%
2005
5.4
4.5
6.1
5.0
5.6
4.7
6.6
5.8
5.3
12Victims of household crime(f)(h)
%
2005
6.8
4.6
6.1
6.6
7.8
4.5
13.0
7.6
6.2


(a) The number of passenger vehicles refers to the total number of passenger vehicles registered at the date of the motor vehicle census.
(b) The ratio of passenger vehicles registered to 1,000 estimated resident population at 30 June.
(c) Data for ACT are included in NSW data.
(d) One gigalitre (GL) equals 1 000 megalitres (ML). One ML equals 1 million litres.
(e) Data for NT refers mainly to urban areas.
(f) Data refer to the victimisation prevalence rate.
(g) Assault and robbery among people aged 15 years and over. Sexual assault among people aged 18 years and over.
(h) Actual or attempted break-ins and motor vehicle theft.
Reference periods: Until 2003, data for indicators 1–6 are at the point in time when the surveys were conducted. For 2004–05, the reference period is from August 2004 to June 2005.
Data for indicators 7–8 are at 31 May in 1995; 31 October in 1996–1999; 31 March in 2001–2005; 30 June ERP.
Data for indicators 9–10 are for year ending 30 June.
Data for indicators 11–12 are for the 12 months prior to the survey.


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