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Wine regions are important in determining a capital city launching pad for an agritourist destination. This FACT looks at the proximity and accessibility of a wine region to a capital city, measuring the distance to the closest wine region. Canberra and Hobart are the closest, being situated within their respective wine regions. Darwin has no accessible wine regions and was rated last.
This FACT indicates that the highest number of gay bars reside within the city of Melbourne, which also has one of the highest proportions of gay and lesbian people. Darwin, which has the smallest LGBT population has the least number of gay bars totalling only 7.
This FACT indicates the number of Australians with Islamic affiliation in each capital city, per 100,000 persons. Islam is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur’an, considered by its adherents to be the word of Allah, (Arabic for God) (Wikipedia, 2014). Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority country and makes up 13 percent of the world’s Muslim population. Islam is also widely practiced in South Asia, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa.
Results from the 2016 Census show that the city with the highest proportion of people with Islamic affiliation is Sydney, at 5253 per 100,000 persons. The city with the lowest number is Hobart, at 696.
This FACT indicates the number of people working in construction per 100,000 people in each city.
Data from the 2017 shows that Darwin is the city with the highest number of persons working in this field, at 6074.3 per 100,000. The city with the lowest numbers is Canberra, at 3799.7 per 100,000.
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).