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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.
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 the electricity usage for mining per 100,000 persons (gigawatt/hr) in each Australian state. The state with the highest usage per mining company is Western Australia, at 564.56 GW/hr. The territory with the least is Victoria, at 7.64 GW/hr per mining company.
*NOTE: No data was available for the ACT.
This FACT indicates the percentage of category 3 admissions from waiting lists for elective surgery in each state and territory. In Australia, at the time of being placed on the hospital’s waiting list in each state, it is common for a clinical assessment to be made to determine the urgency of the patient’s required elective surgery. A category 3 admission is an admission sometime in the future for patients as their condition causes minimal or no pain, dysfunction or disability, which is also highly unlikely to become worse over time and does not have the capability of becoming an emergency. The data for this FACT were collected in the years 2016 and 2017 by the AIHW. The state with the highest number of category 3 admissions from waitings lists for elective surgery is New South Wales at 44.4 percent. The state with the lowest is the Northern Territory at 21.5 percent.
This FACT indicates the total length of roads in each Australian state per 100,000 persons, measured in kilometres. It includes highways, arterial roads, local roads, and busways in both urban and non-urban settings. The state with the greatest total length of roads per 100,000 persons is the Northern Territory, with 8426.3 kilometres, followed by Western Australia, with 6361.2 kilometres. In last place is Australia's smallest mainland territory, the Australian Capital Territory, with 867.6 kilometres.