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This FACT indicates the number of people with Greek ancestry determined by the birthplace of their parents. This includes the birth of either both parents overseas, their father only born overseas, their mother only born overseas, both parents born in Australia, or birthplace not stated. The city with highest number is Melbourne, at 162,103. The city with the lowest number is Hobart, at 1,788.
While Australia is famous for its beaches, the waters off the Australian coast can be unforgiving, with large swell and strong rips. This FACT indicates the total number of drowings that occurred on coastal beaches in each Australian state and territory throughout 2016-2017. New South Wales had the highest number of coastal drownings at 32, while the Northern Territory was the lowest at 3. No data has been entered for the Australian Capital Territory, as there is no coast.
This FACT indicates the number of live music restaurant and cafe venues in each Australian state according to the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), as of September 2011.
The state with the highest number is, once again, Queensland, at 147 venues. The state with the least is the Australian Capital Territory, at 3 venues.
This FACT indicates the participation rate of children aged 5 to 14 in organised drama activities in each state. Participation in drama activities can increase confidence and teamwork amongst young people, as well as contributing to the cultural richness of a state. The data expressed here represents the numbers for 2012. The state with the highest participation rate is Queensland at 5.9 percent. Tasmania and Western Australia are equal in the lowest rate, at 3.8 percent.
Australia is a major agricultural producer and exporter, with the agricultural industry earning A$155 billion each year for a 12 percent share of GDP. Australian farmland covers 61 percent of Australia’s enormous landmass, however the distribution of farmland across the country varies dramatically, impacted by geographical size, suitable terrain, and climate.
This FACT indicates the percentage of land used for agriculture across Australian states and territories in 2016. The state with the highest percentage of agricultural land is Queensland, with 80.82 percent. The state with the lowest is Tasmania, with 23.26 percent. Individual data for the Australian Capital Territory could not be obtained, and is included in the data for New South Wales.