National Regional Profile: Queensland   
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 ECONOMY


2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter
Unemployed personsno.
149 500
137 700
122 817
100 875
104 867
Unemployment rate%
8.0
7.2
6.2
4.9
5.0
TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June
Non-taxable individualsno.
397 659
412 927
433 637
437 045
-
Taxable individualsno.
1 554 257
1 622 933
1 692 048
1 763 485
-
Taxable income$m
58 430.7
63 667.9
70 526.9
77 139.6
-
Average taxable income$
37 594
39 230
41 681
43 743
-
Net tax$m
12 803.1
14 400.8
16 151.2
17 793.9
-
Average net tax$
8 237
8 873
9 545
10 090
-
Average net tax ratio%
21.9
22.6
22.9
23.1
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS * - year ended 30 June
Wage and salary earnersno.
1 397 930
1 449 374
1 510 930
1 576 527
-
Wage and salary income $m
46 121.5
49 702.3
54 268.0
59 227.8
-
Total income $m
48 368.2
52 203.0
57 243.6
62 384.7
-
Average wage and salary income$
32 993
34 292
35 917
37 569
-
Average total income$
34 600
36 018
37 887
39 571
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX * - year ended 30 June
Males%
53.3
53.1
53.0
53.0
-
Females%
46.7
46.9
47.0
47.0
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE * - year ended 30 June
Aged 15 years to 24 years%
20.2
20.4
20.7
21.1
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years%
25.1
24.7
24.3
23.7
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years%
24.1
23.8
23.6
23.2
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years%
20.7
20.7
20.6
20.5
-
Aged 55 years and over%
9.9
10.5
10.9
11.5
-
WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION * - year ended 30 June
Managers and Administrators%
-
8.2
8.2
8.2
-
Professionals%
-
16.0
15.9
15.9
-
Associate Professionals%
-
6.7
6.8
6.9
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers%
-
10.8
10.9
10.9
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers%
-
2.5
2.4
2.3
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers%
-
18.3
18.3
18.4
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers%
-
6.9
7.0
7.1
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers%
-
10.3
10.3
10.4
-
Labourers and Related Workers%
-
10.6
10.7
11.0
-
Not Stated%
-
9.6
9.5
9.0
-
PERSONS WITH OWN UNINCORPORATED BUSINESS * - year ended 30 June
Persons with own unincorporated businessno.
195 546
191 336
184 020
-
-
Own unincorporated business income$m
5 659.4
5 854.4
6 108.4
-
-
Total income$m
6 115.9
6 440.2
6 774.9
-
-
Average own unincorporated business income$
28 942
30 597
33 194
-
-
Average total income$
31 276
33 659
36 816
-
-
COUNTS OF BUSINESS ENTRIES AND EXITS
Number of Businesses - at 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
242 766
237 522
228 804
232 797
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employeesno.
-
64 482
74 223
87 936
94 011
Employing businesses: 5 or more employeesno.
-
51 273
57 978
63 813
63 966
Total businessesno.
-
358 521
369 723
380 553
390 774
Business Entries - year ended 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
-
47 592
47 349
47 199
Employing businessesno.
-
-
18 954
22 881
22 656
Total business entriesno.
-
-
66 546
70 230
69 855
Business Exits - year ended 30 June
Non-employing businessesno.
-
-
52 746
55 623
43 146
Employing businessesno.
-
-
2 802
3 690
16 917
Total business exitsno.
-
-
55 548
59 313
60 063
* These data relate to persons for whom this source of income was their principal source of income for the relevant financial year