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This FACT indicates the increase in percentage change of CPI (consumer price index) from September 2017 to December 2017 in each Australian city. CPI is used as a measure of inflation and consumer goods price differences. It provides insight into which Australian city is the most expensive, and especially how much prices have increased over a given time frame. The data shows that Hobart has the highest inflation of CPI at 1.007 percent. Whereas Darwin's CPI inflation is considerably lower at 0.274 percent, followed closely by Perth, 0.365 percent.
Climate change and global warming are hot on the agenda of Australian politics. Individuals and businesses alike are becoming more attuned to the effects and costs of pollution and carbon emissions. This FACT indicates the amount in tonnes of greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide) emissions by liquid fuels per 100,000 persons in each state and territory. Data for the Australian Capital Territory could not be obtained.
This FACT indicates the number of people, 15 years old and over, who are qualified in the field of Education. Australia has some of the best education facilities in the world, with many of our universities being found in the QS top 100 universities guide. In recent years there has been a surplus of teachers, however, in the field of mathematics and science there is a shortage.
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 physical assault figures in each Australian state. The victimisation rate is defined as the total number of victims of a crime in a given population, expressed as a percentage of that population. A victim may be a person or a household reporting at least one of the crimes surveyed. Victims were counted once only for each type of crime, regardless of the number of incidents of that type.
These statistics are derived from information collected in the ABS Multipurpose Household Survey in 2016 - 2017. The Survey covered only selected types of personal and household crimes. Personal crimes included physical assault, threatened assault, robbery and sexual assault. Household crimes included break-ins, attempted break-ins, motor vehicle theft, theft from a motor vehicle, malicious property damage and other theft. The state/territory with the highest percentage is Northern Territory, at 4.9 percent. The state with the lowest is Tasmania, at 2.0 percent.