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Data you may be interested in might include:

General

  • Total Population
  • Number and percentage of population via age groups compared to the state or national percentage
  • Number and percentageof Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population – compared the state or national percentage
  • Number and percentage of people who speak a language other than English at home – compared the state or national percentage
  • Population Growth Rate – compared to the state or national Average
  • Areas with the fastest population growth rate
  • Projected population
  • Number and percentage of homeless persons compared to the state or national percentage

Department of Social Services

  • Number and percentage of population receiving:
    • the age pension,
    • disability support pension
    • Newstart allowance
  • Number and percentage of people needing assistance with a profound or severe disability – compared to the state percentage

Income

  • Median total personal income per year compared to the state or national median
  • Median total family income compared to the state or national median
  • Number and percentage of low-income families compared to the state or national average 

Employment

  • Largest industries in terms of employment as a percentage of total employment in area – compared to the state or national
  • Most common occupations as a percentage of all occupations – compared to the state or national average

Unemployment

  • Number and percentage of unemployed persons compared to the state or national percentage
  • Comparison of current unemployment rate with previous years
  • Number and percentage families with children under 15 with no parent employed

Housing

  • Median dwelling sales prices compared to the state or national average
  • Housing Tenure (such as ownership status) compared to the state or national percentage

Family composition

  • Number and percentage of couple families with children and one parent families with children compared to the state or national percentage
  • Number and percentage of households with one family, lone person households, group households and multiple family households compared to the state or national percentage.
  • Number and percentage of people who undertake volunteer work compared to the state or national percentage

Early childhood development (AEDC)

  • Number and percentage of developmentally vulnerable children in one or more development domains compared to the state or national percentage
  • Number and percentage of developmentally vulnerable children in two or more development domains compared to the state or national percentage
  • Development domain(s) with highest percentage of developmentally vulnerable children

NAPLAN

  • NAPLAN results by age groups compared to the state or national averages

School Completion

  • Number and percentage of people via highest level of schooling completed compared to the state or national percentage

Qualifications

  • Number and percentage of population who have received qualifications compared to the state or national percentage via type of qualification

Mental health

  • Number of admitted patients with a principal diagnosis of mental and behavioural disorders compared to the state or national percentage
  • Any other health related statistics, for example rates of cardio-vascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, death by suicide compared to the state or national percentage

Crime

  • Number and percentage of reported offences compared to the state or national average
  • Number and percentage of offences against the person compared to the state or national average
  • Number and percentage of offences against property compared to the state or national average

Domestic and family violence

  • Number and percentage of domestic and family violence orders compared to the state or national average
  • Number and percentage of domestic and family violence breaches compared to the state or national average

There are several places where data is recorded – some data is already published, while other data is held by public institutions and available on request.

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