1362.3 - Regional Statistics, Queensland, 2004
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/10/2004 Final
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The highs and lows of regional Queensland
Queenslanders in the Central West Statistical Division, including Longreach, had the lowest access to a doctor in the state, with over 1,250 people for each General Practitioner (GP) in the area during 2001, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This compares to the average of 655 Queenslanders to every GP.
Residents of the Mackay Statistical Division had the lowest access to dentists (4,298 people for every dentist), while people in the North West Statistical Division had the lowest access to nursing professionals (158 people for every nurse in the area).
Other highlights from the publication, Regional Statistics, Queensland include:
The publication contains regional information on population estimates, births and deaths, schools and students, income support, motor vehicle registrations, local government finances, average price of house sales and other economic and social data from non-ABS sources.
Further details are in Regional Statistics Queensland, 2004 (cat. no. 1362.3).
Regional media please note: Individual local profile tables are available on request.
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