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This FACT indicates the area of broadacre in hectares. Across Australia, these crops span 253,194 km & up and are used in the agricultural industry. This number is represented in millions.
Broadacre is defined as land suitable for farms practicing large-scale crop (agriculture) operations, and includes wheat, oats, barley, triticale, sorghum, rice, maize, other cereals, canola, other oilseeds, peanuts, other pulses, cotton lint, and sugar cane for crushing. Across Australia, these crops span 253,194 kilometres and above. The state with the largest area in 2015/16 is Western Australia with 7,834,926 hectares. The Australian Capital Territory is the smallest with 37 hectares.
In September 2013, ECA International calculated the cost of living for expatriates in almost 400 cities. This FACT does not include certain living costs such as accommodation, utilities (electricity, gas, water costs), car purchase and school fees.
This FACT indicates the number of people who speak Greek at home per 100,000 persons. In the middle of the 20th century, thousands of Greeks immigrated into Australia as part of the Australian Government “Populate or Perish” incentive. Most Greek immigrants settled in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney as they seemed like the best places to find work. During this time, the Greeks influenced a large cultural change in Australian cities with the growth of Greek cuisine and community clubs in each city. This data was collected for the 2016 ABS Census. The city with highest number per 100,000 persons is Melbourne at 2394.22, closely followed by Darwin at 2319.7. The city with the lowest number is Perth at 233.35.
This FACT indicates the percentage of family households in each Australian city. Results from the 2016 ABS Census show that the city with the highest percentage of family households is Sydney, at 73.6 percent. The city with the lowest percentage is Hobart, at 67 percent.
This FACT indicates the proportion of regular bicycle riders who ride for transport purposes - that is, not sports or leisure, in each Australian city. Cycling lanes are an important part of public infrastructure and feature on the agenda of many local and state councils, since encouraging cycling is a way to control road congestion, promote healthy lifestyles, and reduce pollution. Nonetheless, because of the relatively great distances that Australians travel between their suburban homes and work, for example, the number of frequent cyclists is comparatively low when compared to cities in Europe.
In August 2011, the Australian Bicycle Council released the results of the National Cycling Participation Survey. The highest proportion of bicycle riders who ride for transport is Canberra, at 43 percent. The lowest is Sydney - the hilliest city - at 22 percent.