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Which Australian city is made for you?

DISCOVER WHERE YOU SHOULD LIVE, WORK OR VISIT.
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Compare Australian Cities

WHERE DOES EACH CITY DO WELL... OR FALL BEHIND?
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SLOWEST: HOBART
WHICH IS AUSTRALIA'S

FASTEST GROWING CITY

FASTEST: MELBOURNE

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Compare city performance across multiple topics to discover how Australia's capitals perform in different sectors.

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Discover where you should live, work, or visit by creating a city report card based your personal selection of facts.

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Survey: What makes a city liveable? (NEW)

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While there are many things that make a city liveable, their order of priority is different for everyone. There are several 'Liveability Indexes' that exist, but none that weigh the things that Australians prioritise with hard data.

Your responses will contribute to a better understanding of what a city's residents need, and what needs to be focused on at all levels of government.

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While hard data is essential for the comparison of states and cities, empirical data is invaluable for capturing the sentiment and opinion of a city’s residents. Australia’s Best City, along with its parent company ipData, conducts numerous surveys on a wide range of topics to ensure that the database remains up-to-date, representative, and relevant.

Survey responses also help shape policy and company decisions by contributing to reports and in-depth analysis that Australia’s Best City, and parent company ipData, conducts on their behalf.

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Australia’s Best City and research consulting firm ipData are committed to providing in-depth analysis through survey generation. Coupled with extensive experience in research and consultation, an independently-run survey can provide the impetus for positive change.

All surveys conducted are statistically significant and, when necessary, represent a cross-section of demographics thanks to the vastly different community circles of both Australia’s Best City and ipData. To ensure complete responses, respondents are offered incentives through competitions and prizes.

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Featured Facts

Average time a unit is for sale on the market

How long does it take to sell a unit or apartment in each Australian capital city? This FACT indicates the average number of days that a unit is on the market in each Australian city, according to RP Data for July 2015. It provides some insight into the demand for housing in each of the locations, and raises questions concerning foreign investment and concentration of home ownership as a proportion of the population.

Number of live music night club venues (Regional)

This FACT indicates the number of live music night club venues in each Australian state according to the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), as of September 2011. The state with the highest number is Victoria at 32 venues. The state with the lowest is tied between the Northern Territory and Tasmania at 1 each.

Percentage of population with both parents born in Australia

This FACT indicates the percentage of the population with both parents born in Australia for each capital city. The city with the most third and higher generation Australians, where first generation refers to naturalised citizens, is Hobart at 72 percent. According to the 2011 ABS Census results, the city with the lowest percentage of people with parents born in Australia is Perth at 38.5 percent. Sydney is close behind at 38.7 percent.

Proportion of pigs used for meat (Regional)

According to the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics, Australia's pig industry is valued at over A$1 billion, while the pork supply chain has a value of around A$3.5 billion. The most popular pig breerds used in Australian pork production are the Large White, Landrace, and Duroc. Around 87 percent of pork produced in Australia is for domestic consumption.

This FACT indicates the amount of pigs used for meat as a percentage of the total number of pigs in each Australian state and territory. While there are 100 and 160 agricultural pig businesses in Tasmania and Western Australia respectively, there is no data for these states in 2012-2013.

State and Territory government expenditure on museums and cultural heritage (millions)(Regional)

This FACT looks at the funding for museums, other than art museums and galleries, which look at cultural and historical artefacts by their respective State and Territory Governments for the year 2012-2013. This includes the management of sites and collections which represent natural or cultural significance of Australia and the rest of the world. 'Significance' may be of relevance on an international, national or sub-national basis (i.e. State/Territory, local region or community). This division also includes the retailing and restoration of antiques and collectibles. The figures are expressed in millions of dollars.

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