Progress in Australian Regions Yearbook 2017

Publication Subject(s)
Publication Type
Department ID
INFRA 3199
ISBN
978-1-925531-82-4
ISSN
2204-6984
Release date

This is not the latest release. View the latest release

The Progress in Australian Regions–Yearbook is a statistical resource that measures progress in a region against social, economic, environmental and governance indicators. The Yearbook brings together information about Australia's regions from a range of different sources and presents that data in a consistent format over time.

This fourth edition updates information from previous editions of the Yearbook and is incorporating newly released data from the 2016 Census where appropriate.

Update (July 2018): New Excel files have been added with additional geographic boundaries, where data is available at that scale (Local Government Areas, Statistical Urban Areas, Statistical Areas Level 2, Statistical Areas Level 3). These are additional to the data in the published Yearbook.

Note that data for areas with very small populations should be used with caution, as small numbers can be significantly impacted by random adjustment.

  • Progress in Australian Regions Yearbook 2017

Progress indicators

Contextual indicators

Appendices

  • Abbreviations and acronyms; Endnotes and definitions; and References

Previous yearbooks

Society

  • Progress 1: Society
    • P 1.1 Health and wellbeing
    • P 1.2 Close relationships
      • P 1.2.1 Children developmentally vulnerable due to physical health and wellbeing
    • P 1.3 Home
      • P 1.3.1 Homelessness
        • P 1.3.1 Homelessness–Additional boundaries
      • P 1.3.2 Overcrowded conditions
        • P 1.3.2 Overcrowded conditions–Additional boundaries
      • P 1.3.3 Households that own their own home
        • P 1.3.3 Households that own their own home–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P1-3-3 Households who own their own home.xlsx [XLSX: 239.28 KB]

      • P 1.3.4 Recognising traditional country
    • P 1.4 Safety
      • P 1.4.1 Victims of physical assault
      • P 1.4.2 Victims of malicious property damage
      • P 1.4.3 Road fatalities
    • P 1.5 Learning and knowledge
      • P 1.5.1 Vocational or higher educational qualifications
        • P 1.5.1 Vocational or higher educational qualifications–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P1-5-1 Vocational or higher ed qualifications.xlsx [XLSX: 241.92 KB]

      • P 1.5.2 Year 5 and 9 reading standards
      • P 1.5.3 Year 5 and 9 numeracy standards
    • P 1.6 Community connections
      • P 1.6.1 Voluntary work
        • P 1.6.1 Voluntary work–Additional boundaries
    • P 1.7 Fair opportunity
      • P 1.7.1 Disposable household income for low and middle income households
    • P 1.8 Enriched lives
      • P 1.8.1 Unpaid help
      • P 1.8.2 Attendance at cultural venues and events

back to top

Economy

  • Progress 2: Economy
    • P 2.1 Opportunities
      • P 2.1.1 Having a qualification or working in a skilled occupation
        • P 2.1.1 Having a qualification or working in a skilled occupation–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P2-1-1 Qualification or skilled occupation.xlsx [XLSX: 240.93 KB]

      • P 2.1.2 Young people earning or learning
        • P 2.1.2 Young people earning or learning–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P2-1-2 Young people earning or learning.xlsx [XLSX: 245.68 KB]

      • P 2.1.3 New business entry rate
        • P 2.1.3 New business entry rate–Additional boundaries
    • P 2.2 Jobs
      • P 2.2.1 Employed persons
        • P 2.2.1 Employed persons–Additional boundaries
      • P 2.2.2 Unemployment rate
        • P 2.2.2 Unemployment rate–Additional boundaries
      • P 2.2.3 Youth unemployment rate
        • P 2.2.3 Youth unemployment rate–Additional boundaries
    • P 2.3 A resilient economy
      • P 2.3.1 Proportion of unemployed persons unemployed for 12 months or more
      • P 2.3.2 Labour force underutilisation rate
      • P 2.3.3 Value of new building approvals
    • P 2.4 Enhanced living standards
      • P 2.4.1 Real median weekly household income
      • P 2.4.2 Real household net worth
      • P 2.4.3 Labour force participation
        • P 2.4.3 Labour force participation–Additional boundaries
    • P 2.5 Fair outcomes
      • P 2.5.1 Inequality in household income
        • P 2.5.1 Inequality in household income–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P2-5-1 Inequality in household income.xlsx [XLSX: 92.83 KB]

    • P 2.6 International economic engagement
      • P 2.6.1 International visits to resident ratio

back to top

Environment

  • Progress 3: Environment
    • P 3.1 Healthy natural environment
    • P 3.2 Appreciating the environment
      • P 3.2.1 Domestic trips involving nature activities
    • P 3.3 Protecting the environment
      • P 3.3.1 Protected areas of land
    • P 3.4 Sustaining the environment
      • P 3.4.1 Greenhouse gas emissions from road transport
    • P 3.5 Healthy built environments
      • P 3.5.1 Average commuting time
      • P 3.5.2 Active travel
        • P 3.5.2 Active travel–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P3-5-2 Active travel by walking or bicycle.xlsx [XLSX: 309.61 KB]

      • P 3.5.3 Number of solar panel systems
        • P 3.5.3 Number of solar panel systems–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P3-5-3 Small scale solar panel systems.xlsx [XLSX: 63.48 KB]

back to top

Governance

  • Progress 4: Governance
    • P 4.1 Trust
    • P 4.2 Participation
      • P 4.2.1 Voter turnout
      • P 4.2.2 Participation in a civic or political group
      • P 4.2.3 Uptake of Australian citizenship
        • P 4.2.3 Uptake of Australian citizenship–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries P4-2-3 Uptake of Australian citizenship.xlsx [XLSX: 240.19 KB]

back to top

Population and demographics

  • Context 1: Population and demographics
    • C 1.1 Population
      • C 1.1.1 Estimated resident population
        • C 1.1.1 Estimated resident population–additional boundries
      • C 1.1.2 Population projections
        • C 1.1.2 Population projections–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.1.3 Internal migration
      • C 1.1.4 Overseas arrivals
        • C 1.1.4 Overseas arrivals–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.1.5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
        • C 1.1.5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries C1-1-5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.xlsx [XLSX: 231.32 KB]

    • C 1.2 Age structure
      • C 1.2.1 Age profile
        • C 1.2.1 Age profile–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.2.2 Proportion of people who are working age
        • C 1.2.2 Proportion of people who are working age–Additional boundaries
    • C 1.3 Housing
      • C 1.3.1 Average household size
        • C 1.3.1 Average household size–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.3.2 Multi-unit dwellings
        • C 1.3.2 Multi-unit dwellings–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.3.3 Residential property prices
        • C 1.3.3 Residential property prices–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.3.4 Dwelling approvals
        • C 1.3.4 Dwelling approvals–Additional boundaries
    • C 1.4 Social characteristics
      • C 1.4.1 People who speak a language other than English at home
        • C 1.4.1 People who speak a language other than English at home–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries C1-4-1 Language other than English at home.xlsx [XLSX: 226.18 KB]

      • C 1.4.2 People on selected pensions or allowances
        • C 1.4.2 People on selected pensions or allowances–Additional boundaries
      • C 1.4.3 Single parent families
        • C 1.4.3 Single parent families–Additional boundaries

back to top

Transport and infrastructure

  • Context 2: Transport and infrastructure
    • C 2.1 Moving people
      • C 2.1.1 Transport mode for journey to work
        • C 2.1.1 Transport mode for journey to work–Additional boundaries
      • C 2.1.2 Passengers through airports
      • C 2.1.3 Dwellings with no motor vehicle
        • C 2.1.3 Dwellings with no motor vehicle–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries C2-1-3 Dwellings with no motor vehicle.xlsx [XLSX: 234.83 KB]

      • C 2.1.4 Kilometres travelled by passenger vehicles
      • C 2.1.5 Network delays due to congestion
    • C 2.2 Moving freight
      • C 2.2.1 Road freight activity
      • C 2.2.2 Volume of freight through ports
      • C 2.2.3 Value of international freight through ports
    • C 2.3 Communications and utilities
      • C 2.3.1 Dwellings with an internet connection
        • C 2.3.1 Dwellings with an internet connection–Additional boundaries

          Additional boundaries C2-3-1 Dwellings with internet connection.xlsx [XLSX: 239.44 KB]

      • C 2.3.2 Residential water supply
    • C 2.4 Land use
      • C 2.4.1 Land area and land use

back to top

Industry and innovation

  • Context 3: Industry and Innovation
    • C 3.1 Industry
      • C 3.1.1 Top employing industry
      • C 3.1.2 Main growth and decline industry
      • C 3.1.3 Structural change index
    • C 3.2 Business activity
      • C 3.2.1 Actively trading businesses
        • C 3.2.1 Actively trading businesses–Additional boundaries
      • C 3.2.2 Business size
        • C 3.2.2 Business size–Additional boundaries
    • C 3.3 Innovation
      • C 3.3.1 Employment in knowledge-intensive industries

back to top