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While many Australians drive into the CBD, do the costs of parking outweigh the convenience in some cities? While many assume taxis, for example, to be an unnecessary expense, using this mode of transport could indeed be cheaper than driving and parking in the CBD depending on where you live.
This FACT indicates the average cost of parking for four hours in a secure CBD parking garage in each Australian city. The city with the highest average price for four hour parking is Sydney at A$77. The city with the lowest price for four hour parking is Darwin at A$4.70. There is an obvious contrast between the two cities which raises discussions regarding the intent of policies.
This FACT indicates how frequently taxis are used as a method of transport for travelling to work, per 100,000 people in each Australian capital city for the year 2016. The city with the highest number is Hobart with 340 per 100,000 people. The city with the lowest is Perth with 205 per 100,000 people.
Percentage of Indigenous Australians who waited more than 365 days to be admitted from waiting lists for elective surgery (Regional)
This FACT indicates the percentage of Indigenous Australians who waited more than 365 days to be admitted from waiting lists for elective surgery between 2016 and 2017. The state/territory with the highest percentage is the Northen Territory with 6.8 percent. The state/territory with the lowest percentage is Queensland at 0.4 percent.
This FACT indicates the number of road fatalities that occured per 100,000 persons in each Australian state in 2016. The definition of a road-traffic fatality varies from country to country. The definition used in Australia is a person who dies within 30 days of a crash on a public road involving a vehicle with an engine, and the death being the result of the crash. The road fatality rate is different from the fatal road accident rate, as multiple persons may incur fatal injuries in one single car accident. The state with the highest number is the Northern Territory at 19.66 per 100,000 people. The state with the lowest is the Australian Capital Territory at 2.26 per 100,000 people.
This FACT looks at the literature and print media component within the overall Arts expenditure by State and Territory Governments for the year 2012-2013. This includes creative writing and the printing, publishing and selling of hardcopy or electronic format literature products including books, newspapers, periodicals, articles and stories, magazines, sheet music, screenwriting and scriptwriting. The figures are expressed as millions of dollars.