Western Australia is the top region by GDP per capita in Australia. As of 2021, GDP per capita in Western Australia was 135,479 $. The top 5 regions also includes Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, New South Wales, and Victoria.
The worst performing states are Tasmania, with incomes 26% below the national income and wealth average, as well as South Australia which is 19% below the average household income and 20% below the national net wealth.
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Queensland had the fastest growing population over the year to March 2022, followed by Western Australia and South Australia. Annual population growth in New South Wales and Victoria increased from the previous quarter, while growth in the Northern Territory was slow but positive.
Gold Coast is one of the cheapest places to live in Australia (89th globally). It is known for its high-standard education and academia and its budget-friendly living. International students will find the Gold Coast the perfect combination of study and social life, with its magnificent beaches and nightlife.
New data has revealed where Australia's richest people live - and what they do for a crust. The Australian Taxation Office has released data compiled by tax returns from 2019-2020, filed by more than 14 million Australians. And it turns out Perth has the wealthiest neighbourhoods in the country.
The NSW town of Gurley (postcode 2398) had Australia's lowest average taxable income or loss of -$23,484. It was closely followed by the NSW postcodes 2386 (Burren Junction, Drildool, Nowley) with an average taxable income or loss of -$17,794, and the postcode 2405 (Boomi, Garah) with -$14,763.
These states and territories have the highest percentages of poverty in the country: Mississippi, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, West Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky, the District of Columbia, South Carolina, and Oklahoma.
The city of Perth has the best weather/climate in Australia. The city enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers and mild but wet winters. Perth is also the sunniest capital city in Australia and is considered one of the hottest experiencing over 250+ days of sunny blue skies.
Most affordable suburbs in 2022
Kambalda East in Western Australia was named the most affordable suburb for houses, with a median value of $118,525. For units, the most affordable suburb was Laguna Quays in Queensland, with a median value of just $72,076.
Gina Rinehart: 12 million hectares
If we have to appoint 1 person who has the most land in the world, we will end up with Gina Rinehart. She is the richest woman in Australia, and in 2012 she was the richest woman in the world. As a mining magnate, she has a huge amount of land in Australia and the United States (US).
Knight Frank Australia head of residential research Michelle Ciesielski said Byron Bay is the top global hotspot for the ultra-wealthy.
Oodnadatta, South Australia
The record for the highest official temperature ever recorded in Australia belongs to the remote outback town of Oodnadatta in South Australia.
Australia's top 10 cheapest suburbs 2022
Andamooka in South Australia takes the title of Australia's cheapest suburb, with a median house price of just $20,000. Western Australia and New South Wales both have three suburbs respectively in the top 10, while Queensland and South Australia have an equal two each.
Melbourne. Melbourne is considered the second largest and safest city in Australia. It is the capital city of Victoria and the second most populated. The population of Melbourne was 5 million as of 2021.
Australian sea levels are rising
This was a result of ongoing changes to the 'solid' Earth following loss of the large surface loading from ice sheets of the last ice age.