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Ararat Rural City

Profile Performance

Provision of relevant information about whether local governments have the capacity to meet the agreed service and infrastructure needs of their community

Expenses per head of municipal population

Expenses divided by the population of the municipality

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$2,559.14

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$3,188.49

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,400.07 $2,745.19 $1,833.78
2016-2017 $2,558.97 $2,937.68 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $2,539.45 $3,086.32 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $2,559.14 $3,188.49 $2,021.92

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Infrastructure per head of municipal population

Value of property, plant and equipment excluding land at the end of the year divided by the population of the municipality

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$17,820.01

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$25,229.93

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $14,095.03 $22,397.37 $13,345.86
2016-2017 $14,089.09 $22,939.12 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $17,745.12 $24,350.82 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $17,820.01 $25,229.93 $14,674.40

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

There was a significant shift in the value of infrastructure assets as a result of a revaluation in 2018

Population density per length of road

Population of the municipality divided by the total kilometres of roads under the control of council

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

4.87

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

9.99

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 4.64 9.74 102.14
2016-2017 4.66 9.74 104.34
2017-2018 4.86 9.88 108.55
2018-2019 4.87 9.99 110.56

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Own-source revenue per head of municipal population

Total revenue excluding government grants, contributions for capital works and the value of assets received from developers divided by the population of the municipality

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$1,620.86

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,905.92

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,585.24 $1,760.95 $1,392.91
2016-2017 $1,657.50 $1,815.55 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $1,610.25 $1,882.51 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,620.86 $1,905.92 $1,493.08

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Recurrent grants per head of municipal population

Government grants expected to be received on an ongoing basis for the year divided by the population of the municipality

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

$702.16

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$946.51

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $448.49 $710.75 $351.06
2016-2017 $963.89 $1,218.55 $569.18
2017-2018 $745.46 $937.94 $449.59
2018-2019 $702.16 $946.51 $440.62

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage of the municipality

Score out of ten measuring the relative socio-economic disadvantage of the area in which the municipality is located as reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Ararat Rural City (2018-2019)

1.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

3.95

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Ararat Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 2.00 3.68 5.47
2016-2017 2.00 3.68 5.47
2017-2018 1.00 3.89 5.56
2018-2019 1.00 3.95 5.53

Ararat Rural City Council Says...

The ABS statistics updated in 2018 resulted in a shift for the Ararat Rural City Local Government Area from decile 2 to decile 1. This reflects an increase in reported disadvantage compared to the rest of the state. Council's Socio Economic Index For Ages (SEIFA) score, which measures disadvantage, has increased from 942 to 951 in the Census Data collection period between 2011 and 2016.