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This FACT indicates the number of international airlines that fly in and out of each major Australian city airport, from the year 2018. The data for this indicator was found by looking for a list of international airlines on each of the major airport’s websites. According to the data, Sydney has the most international airlines passing through its airport at 50, a huge disparity from Hobart, the lowest at 1.
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This FACT indicates the percentage of on time departures in each Australian capital city. According to the Bureau of Infrastructure and Regional Economics, the on-time performance is reported for all routes where the passenger load averages over 8000 passengers a month, and only if two or more airlines operate in competition. The data reports by airport against flights operated on those routes only. The capital city where you are most likely to depart on time is Perth, at 87.3 percent.
This FACT indicates the proportion of professional titles won (premierships) over a number of teams and sports in each capital city, between 2008 and 2017. This shows which city is the most successful sporting city. A statewide basis was chosen due to the travelling nature of sports teams and their fans, as well as the wide range of stadiums in which these professional sports teams play in.
Sporting teams in this calculation included both male and female teams in the AFL, AFLW, NRL, BBL, WBBL, Sheffield Shield, NBL, WNBL, A-League, W-League, ABL, Super Rugby, NRC, and Suncrop Super Netball, including their predecessors. The state with the most professional titles won by their local teams per 100,000 is the ACT (1.761) and the lowest is Adelaide (0.298).
Australia has a strong sheep industry, and Australians are amongst the biggest consumers of lamb in the world. Not only bred for their meat, sheep are also bred for their wool and lanolin, used to make cosmetics and oils.
This FACT indicates the amount of sheep that are bred and harvested for their wool and meat as a percentage of the total number of sheep in each Australian state and territory.
This FACT indicates the total amount of waste disposed in tonnes per capita in each Australian state and territory. Between the years 2014 to 2015, the state which disposed the highest amount of waste per person was Queensland, with 2.06 tonnes. The state with the lowest waste generation is the ACT, with 0.49 tonnes per person.