1362.7 - Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, May 2010  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/05/2010   
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DEEWR small area labour force estimates - The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) derives small area labour market estimates based on the Structure Preserving Estimation methodology. Estimates are derived from three major primary data sources - Centrelink data, ABS labour force data and 2006 Census of Population and Housing labour force data. The data in this publication is from the smoothed series (original data averaged over four quarters). For further information please refer to DEEWR's Small Area Labour Markets webpage.

Government Employee Housing - Housing provided through the Government Employee Housing program, which is a service through Territory Housing that provides accommodation for eligible Northern Territory Government employees.

Power and Water customer - For the purposes of the statistical information that Power and Water Corporation collects, the term 'customer' applies to the number of services. For electricity, one customer is the equivalent of one installation (a property where one or more electricity meters have been installed). For water, one customer is the equivalent of one water meter (the device that records consumption). Customers include residential, commercial and government users.

Public housing applications - The Statistical Subdivision (SSD) in which an applicant submits a public housing application is used to measure the demand for housing in that area regardless of where the applicant wishes to live.

Vocational Education and Training (VET) clients - Client figures refer to the number of individuals enrolled in courses or modules with each client being counted only once regardless of the number of courses or modules they may be enrolled in.

Vocational Education and Training (VET) course enrolments - Course enrolment figures exclude students enrolled in module only activity. Students enrolled in more than one course are counted more than once in course enrolment figures.