Northern Australia Economic Snapshot 2019

Information courtesy of Office of Northern Australia – March 2019
GDP
10.7% of Australia’s GDP in 2016–17
$187 billion of Australia’s GDP in 2016–17
Source: Calculations by the Office of the Chief Economist based on various data sources.

EMPLOYMENT
644,100 persons employed
Source: ABS, Labour Force, Australia, Detailed

INCOME
$63 585 annual income – $1322 above Australian average 
Source: ABS, Estimates of Personal Income for Small Areas, 2011-2016
POPULATION
1.3 million 5.2% of the Australian population
Notes and source: ABS, Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18

LAND
53% of Australia’s land mass
Notes and source: ABS, Australian Statistical Geography Standard (cat. no. 1270.0).

INDIGENOUS ESTATE
78% of northern Australia subject to Indigenous interests
Notes and source: National Native Title Tribunal
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