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This FACT indicates the number of live music hotel and bar venues in each Australian state, according to the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) per 100,000 people as of September 2011.
Live music and bar venues provide entertainment to audiences, but also a stage for the creative growth and development of a community, encouraging cultural and entertainment markets. While the state with the highest number of venues is Queensland, South Australia has the most per capita, at 9.28 venues per 100,000 people. The state with the least remains the Australian Capital Territory at 3.35 venues per 100,000 people.