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What can the price of a Cappuccino tell you about a city? This FACT indicates the average price of a cup of coffee in each city according to the Gilkatho Cappuccino Price Index™ (CPI). The CPI average for each city was found by a survey of over 1100 coffee venues in each Australian city. According to international consumer figures, Australians consume over 2.7 kg of coffee per person each year. The data here represents prices as of February 2016. The city with the highest average price of coffee is Perth, at $3.86 a cup. The city with the lowest average coffee price is Sydney, at $3.35 a cup. Data for Darwin was not available.
This FACT indicates the gas usage for manufacturing per 100,000 persons (petajoules) in each Australian state and territory. The state with the highest usage is Western Australia, at 6.595 PJ per 100,000 persons. The state/territory with the lowest gas usage for manufacturing is the Northern Territory, at 0.004 PJ per 100,000 people.
Climate change and global warming are hot on the agenda of Australian politics. Individuals and businesses alike are becoming more attuned to the effects and costs of pollution and carbon emissions. This FACT indicates the amount in tonnes of greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide) emissions by solid fuels per 100,000 persons in each Australian state, as of 2015.
*Data for the ACT, Tasmania and the Northern Territory could not be obtained.
This FACT indicates the number of people working in manufacturing per 100,000 people in each city.
Data collected in 2017 shows that the capital city with the highest number of people working in the field is Melbourne, at 4757.9 per 100,000 people. The city with the lowest is Canberra, at 1056.9 per 100,000 people.
This FACT indicates the percentage of households suffering mortgage stress in each Australian capital city, where 'mortgage stress' is considered a financial commitment of 30% or more of monthly income spent on mortgage repayments.
The city with the highest percentage of mortgage stress is Perth, at 9.3 percent of households. The two cities with the lowest levels of mortgage stress are Canberra and Hobart (where Canberra also has one of the highest weekly incomes) at 5.3 percent of households.