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Access to fresh produce and reducing food miles is an important part of being a foodie destination: driven by fresh, local produce, many of Australia's acclaimed restaurants make use of ingredients grown in their locale. The availability and production of fresh produce is also an indication of a healthy and sustainable aricultural sector, important for the establishment of financially and environmentally sustainable cities.
In 2011-12, Queensland’s share of fresh produce sector turnover increased from 29.1 per cent to 32.5 percent, while that of Victoria decreased from 30.4 percent to 26.0 percent.
This FACT indicates the number of motor vehicle licenses per person aged 15 years or older in each state as of June 2016. The state with the highest number is the Australian Capital Territory, with 1.00. This indicates that on average, each person aged 15 years or over holds 1 motor vehicle license, indicating the presence of those who hold more than 1 motor vehicle license. The state with the lowest number is the Northern Territory, with 0.86.
This FACT indicates the total number of international students in each Australian state and territory that were undertaking a course for their initial registration as a nurse in 2016. Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities. Across Australia, states express that there is a shortage of nursing staff in their healthcare facilities.
While the data reflect the overall numbers of nursing students state-wide, it should be noted that the majority of universities and medical training facilities are located in capital cities, and thus the data affords good insight into the cities themselves. This data is from the year 2016.
*NOTE: This FACT assumes that all students that are not domestic students are international students.
Home ownership is a cornerstone of the Australian Dream... but how many people have actually realised it?
This FACT indicates the percentage of privately outright owned homes within each Australian city. These figures have been sorted from high to low, since owning one's own home is considered a financial asset. Across Australia, around one third (31.0 percent) of occupied dwellings are privately owned outright. Statistics from the 2016 ABS Census show that the city with the highest percentage is Hobart, at 32.9 percent. The city with the lowest is Darwin at 16.7 percent.
According to the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics, Australia's pig industry is valued at over AUD$1 billion, while the pork supply chain has a value of around AUD$3.5 billion. The most popular pig breerds used in Australian pork production are the Large White, Landrace, and Duroc and, on average, a sow (a female pig) will produce 10-12 piglets per litter. The pig industry is therefore extremely important for the Australian economy.
This FACT indicates the number of pigs used for breeding as a percentage of the total number of pigs in each Australian state and territory. No data was found for the ACT, Tasmania, or Western Australia.