National Regional Profile: Mackay (Statistical Division)  
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Economy ECONOMY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
5 061
4 183
3 038
2 509
2 773
Unemployment rate %
6.7
5.2
3.7
3.0
3.2

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
15 380
17 530
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
98.2
129.7
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
6 384
7 398
-

Taxable individuals no.
-
-
75 194
76 005
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
-
-
3 758.1
4 147.4
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
-
-
49 978
54 568
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
-
-
90 574
93 535
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
-
-
3 856.2
4 277.1
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
-
-
42 575
45 727
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
na
na
na
na
na
Age Pension - DVA no.
na
na
na
na
na
Carers Payment no.
na
na
na
na
na
Disability Support Pension no.
na
na
na
na
na
Newstart Allowance no.
na
na
na
na
na
Parenting Payment - Single no.
na
na
na
na
na
Youth Allowances no.
na
na
na
na
na

Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
na
na
na
na
na

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
37 829
40 650
43 536
46 031
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
12 092
14 146
18 280
19 842
-
Average Investment Income $
4 304
5 150
5 916
7 231
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
17 145
18 318
20 345
22 765
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
1 242
1 366
1 950
1 981
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
2 885.9
3 315.4
3 863.9
4 311.3
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
56.8
56.8
56.8
56.2
-
Females %
43.2
43.2
43.2
43.8
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
20.0
20.3
20.8
20.6
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
22.9
22.7
22.5
22.4
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
25.0
24.3
23.8
23.4
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
21.2
21.2
21.2
21.3
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
9.6
10.1
10.3
10.6
-
Aged 65 years and over %
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers and Administrators %
6.6
6.5
6.4
6.3
-
Professionals %
11.6
11.3
11.1
11.0
-
Associate Professionals %
5.6
5.6
5.9
6.1
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
14.9
15.2
15.8
16.0
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers %
1.7
1.6
1.5
1.4
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
15.3
15.3
15.2
15.3
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers %
14.2
14.7
15.0
14.7
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
10.0
10.1
9.8
9.9
-
Labourers and Related Workers %
13.6
13.6
13.5
13.3
-
Not Stated %
6.6
6.1
5.8
6.0
-

ESTIMATES OF HOUSEHOLD WEALTH - year ended 30 June

Net worth per household $'000
325.0
-
-
-
-
Aggregate household net worth $m
17 450.2
-
-
-
-
Equivalised net worth $'000
211.0
-
-
-
-
Assets per household $'000
381.7
-
-
-
-
Liabilities per household $'000
56.7
-
-
-
-
Debt to asset ratio %
14.9
-
-
-
-

COUNTS OF BUSINESSES, INCLUDING ENTRIES AND EXITS

Number of Businesses - at 30 June

Non-employing businesses no.
8 004
7 659
8 079
8 256
-
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employees no.
2 676
3 183
3 441
3 924
-
Employing businesses: 5 or more employees no.
2 358
2 607
2 595
2 598
-
Total businesses no.
13 038
13 449
14 115
14 778
-

Business Entries - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business entries no.
1 302
1 575
1 881
1 731
-
Employing business entries no.
663
915
1 107
1 026
-
Total business entries no.
1 965
2 490
2 988
2 757
-

Business Exits - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business exits no.
1 695
1 800
1 341
1 554
-
Employing business exits no.
111
147
798
585
-
Total business exits no.
1 806
1 947
2 139
2 139
-