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This FACT indicates the Full Time Equivalent (FTE) student to teacher ratio. It is theorised that teaching can only progress as the pace of the slowest learner therfore with a smaller ratio comes more individualised learning and attention and greater progress. In general non-government schools have a lower ratio than government schools.
The Festival state' is a contested title in Australia, with several states competing for the crown. While New South Wales has the most events in hard numbers, which state reallly takes festivals seriously? This FACT indicates the total number of current official festivals and events that will be occuring over the next year (March 2018 - March 2019) per 100,000 people. Note that the figures given in this data do not represent all possible festivals or events that will occur, but show only festivals or events that have been registered and are listed on each Australian states tourism and events website.
The state with the highest number of (officially registered) festivals and events per 100,000 people is the ACT, at 84.30 per 100,000 person. The state with the least is New South Wales, at 4.24 per 100,000 people.
This FACT indicates the percentage of people who were born outside Australia in each capital city. 30.2 percent of all Australian residents were born outside of Australia. As ascertained in the 2016 ABS Census, the city with the highest percentage of residents born outside the country is Sydney, at 42.9 percent. This is in keeping with the statistics that show Sydney also has the highest number of people with both parents outside Australia. Perth, who held the highest percentage in the 2011 Census, follows closely with 42.7 percent of people born outside Australia. The city with the lowest percentage is again Hobart, at 20.2 percent.
This FACT indicates the percentage of single (or lone) person households in each Australian city. Results from the 2016 ABS Census show that the city with the highest percentage of single (or lone) person households is Darwin, at 22.6 percent. The city with the lowest percentage is Sydney, at 17 percent.
This FACT indicates the total number of beds per 10,000 people within each Australian state's hospitals. While the term 'hospital bed' (a bed specifically designed for use in a hospital) can refer to the actual bed, the term 'bed' is also used to describe the amount of space in a health care facility. In other words, the capacity of a hospital is measured in the number of beds available for patients. The states with the most hospital beds per 10,000 people are the Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia, at 2.9 beds per 10,000 people. The city with the smallest proportion is Queensland, at 0.6 beds per 10,000 people.