Australian Statistics

AREA

ACT
2,358 square kilometres
NSW
800,642 square kilometres
NT
1,346,200 square kilometres
QLD
1,734,157 square kilometres
SA
985,335 square kilometres
TAS
68,401 square kilometres
VIC
227,416 square kilometres
WA
2,532,400 square kilometres

POPULATION

ACT
325,200
NSW
6,774,200
NT
202,793
QLD
4,053,400
SA
1,542,033
TAS
488,900
VIC
5,078,500
WA
2,010,113

CAPITAL CITY

ACT
Canberra
NSW
Sydney
NT
Darwin
QLD
Brisbane
SA
Adelaide
TAS
Hobart
VIC
Melbourne
WA
Perth

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

ACT
Manufacturing, Property and Business Services, Ownership of Dwellings and Finance and Insurance
NSW
Property and business services, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Ownership of dwellings
NT
Agriculture and Fishing
QLD
Manufacturing, Property and Business Services, Mining, Retail trade, Ownership of dwellings
SA
Agriculture, Fishing and Aquaculture, Manufacturing and Mining
TAS
Mining and Agriculture
VIC
Agriculture, Manufacturing, Property and Business services and Retail Trade
WA
Mining, Construction, Property and Business Services

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

ACT
3.2%
NSW
5.3%
NT
5.5%
QLD
3.7%
SA
5.0%
TAS
6.5%
VIC
5.5%
WA
4.1%

AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS FOR EMPLOYEES

ACT
Males $1,275.60 / Females $1,077.10
NSW
Male / Female $843
NT
Male / Female $735
QLD
Males $980.10 / Females $620.90
SA
Males $1033.60 / Females $913.60
TAS
Males $829.00 / Females $585.60
VIC
Males $983.45.0% / Females $644.6
WA
Males $1,014.7 / Females $564.70

ANNUAL NUMBER OF BIRTHS

ACT
4,200
NSW
88,100
NT
3,548
QLD
52,765
SA
17,400
TAS
6,308
VIC
62,400
WA
25,295

MEAN MAXIMUM CAPITAL CITY TEMPERATURE (SUMMER)

ACT
30.4°c
NSW
27.0°c
NT
32.7°c
QLD
30.4°c
SA
29.1°c
TAS
22.0°c
VIC
27.7°c
WA
30.0°c

MEAN MINIMUM CAPITAL CITY TEMPERATURE (SUMMER)

ACT
16.5°c
NSW
20.6°c
NT
24.6°c
QLD
21.4°c
SA
16.8°c
TAS
12.4°c
VIC
17.3°c
WA
16.8°c

MEAN MAXIMUM CAPITAL CITY TEMPERATURE (WINTER)

ACT
11.9°c
NSW
17.0°c
NT
29.9°c
QLD
21.1°c
SA
15.7°c
TAS
11.9°c
VIC
14.3°c
WA
18.6°c

MEAN MINIMUM CAPITAL CITY TEMPERATURE (WINTER)

ACT
-0.2°c
NSW
8.6°c
NT
18.5°c
QLD
10.5°c
SA
7.7°c
TAS
4.9°c
VIC
6.3°c
WA
6.7°c

** Please note these statistics have been derived from results for the years 2003 - 2006

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