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This FACT indicates the victimisation rate of malicious property damage that occurred in each Australian state and territory in 2012. Malicious property damage is intentional or wilful (not accidental) damage, defacement or destruction of any part of a home or anything usually kept at home. This excludes any rental, investment or holiday properties owned by a member of the household. Property is something tangible in nature, including land, conveyances, animals or other objects capable of being privately owned. Destruction can mean any alteration that may render something imperfect or inoperative. It can include destruction of property, graffiti or vandalism, partial destruction, killing or harming an owned animal and removing or destroying a plant or other part of an owned landscape. It excludes acts such as turning off water meters and flicking safety switches if no damage to the meter occurred.
The state with the highest percentage of property damage was the Western Australia, at 7.7 percent. The state with the fewest incidents was Queensland with 4.0 percent, lower than the national average of 5.5 percent.
Which Australian city boasts the most acclaimed restaurants? This FACT indicates the number of acclaimed restaurants in each Australian capital city.
Acclaimed restaurants are defined by an allocation of 12 to 20 Chef Hats awarded by the Australian Good Food Guide. The criteria for selection include both the facilities and services of each establishment. While there are other sources of restaurant ratings, for example those in guidebooks, newspapers, lifestyle magazines and online forums, criteria for these reviews differ greatly, and are thus less reliable for statistical analysis.
Sydney, Australia's financial capital and largest city by population, has the highest number of Chef Hat restaurants, at 83. It is followed closely by Melbourne, at 67. THe city with the lowest number of acclaimed restaurants is Darwin, at 2.
This FACT indicates the number of people born into Generation X, between the years 1965 and 1981, per 100,000 persons in each city. The numbers represent Census results for 2016.
This FACT indicates the total number of high schools and primary schools (from reception to year 12, though not necessarily encompassing all school years) that are currently operating within each Australian capital from the year 2018. The numbers include both government schools and non-government schools. Using the Australian Schools Directory, we found the total number of schools in each city's greater area. Unsuprisingly, Sydney and Melbourne - the two largest cities - have the most schools, at 1488 and 1375 respectively. Each Australian State and Territory oversees its own education system, and as such there are small variations between each state and territory's systems.
The National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests are conducted in May for all students across Australia in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Each year, over one million students nationally sit the NAPLAN tests. All students in the same year level are assessed on the same test items in the assessment domains of reading, writing, language conventions (spelling, grammar and punctuation) and numeracy. NAPLAN data provide parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with important information about whether young Australians are reaching educational goals.
This FACT indicates year 7 performance in persuasive writting at the end of the school year. It should be noted that for several states and territories, year 7 represents the end of primary school education.