1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2005
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/05/2005
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Satisfaction with Victorian Water Quality Increases Over Last Ten Years
The majority of Victorians were happy with the quality of their water supply in March 2004, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The report shows that of Regional Victorians with mains/town water 63% were satisfied with its quality, an increase of 12% since 1994, while people in the Melbourne Statistical Division showed a satisfaction level of 82%, an increase of 6%.
Only the Outer Western Melbourne statistical region (which includes the Local Government Areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Melton and Wyndham) and the Goulburn/Ovens-Murray statistical region in regional Victoria showed a drop in satisfaction by 4% and 1% respectively.
Other highlights in State and Regional Indicators, Victoria include:
Further information is in State and Regional Indicators, Victoria (cat. no. 1367.2).
Media Note: State and Regional Indicators, Victoria (cat. no. 1367.2) also provides information on: population, labour force, construction, tourism, environment, prices, finance and other topics.
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