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Kingston 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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

$1,250.51

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,292.09

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,047.98

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $1,087.86 $1,205.54 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $1,132.57 $1,220.70 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $1,146.86 $1,270.71 $2,021.92
2019-2020 $1,250.51 $1,292.09 $2,047.98

Kingston City Council Says...

The result is consistent with budget expectations and the additional $3M of expenditure that was budgeted as capital but was expensed.

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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

$6,170.08

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$6,275.76

All Councils (2019-2020)

$15,070.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $5,250.27 $5,867.93 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $4,961.23 $5,959.86 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $5,567.22 $6,066.06 $14,674.40
2019-2020 $6,170.08 $6,275.76 $15,070.92

Kingston City Council Says...

The result is consistent with budget expectations and has risen from 2018/19 due to Council's increased investment in its strong capital works program and the effect of the revaluation of infrastructure assets.

Population density per length of road

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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

268.53

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

301.17

All Councils (2019-2020)

111.87

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 254.71 278.85 104.34
2017-2018 261.75 290.79 108.55
2018-2019 264.72 296.82 110.56
2019-2020 268.53 301.17 111.87

Kingston City Council Says...

The result demonstrates a gradual increase in population density as Kingston's population increases when compared to an already established road network.

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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

$1,066.44

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,193.81

All Councils (2019-2020)

$1,488.38

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $1,059.19 $1,207.11 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $1,062.00 $1,189.56 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,080.61 $1,217.78 $1,493.08
2019-2020 $1,066.44 $1,193.81 $1,488.38

Kingston City Council Says...

The result has decreased slightly due to Council's reduction in revenue this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic impacting on services as well as Council contributing towards significant community and business support initiatives in response to the pandemic.

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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

$234.67

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$120.10

All Councils (2019-2020)

$453.45

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $234.07 $144.23 $569.18
2017-2018 $209.65 $125.54 $449.59
2018-2019 $230.91 $123.15 $440.62
2019-2020 $234.67 $120.10 $453.45

Kingston City Council Says...

The result is in line with expectations and reflects a continued strong level of operating grants being received by Council.

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

Kingston City (2019-2020)

9.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

7.77

All Councils (2019-2020)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 9.00 7.59 5.47
2017-2018 9.00 7.86 5.56
2018-2019 9.00 7.77 5.53
2019-2020 9.00 7.77 5.53

Kingston City Council Says...

The result reflects a relatively low level of socio-economic disadvantage within Kingston's diverse communities and is consistent with prior year results.

Percentage of workforce turnover

Number of workforce resignations and terminations divided by the average number of staff employed for the year. New indicator from July 2019. Please refer to retired indicators link for previous results.

Kingston City (2019-2020)

9.70%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

10.55%

All Councils (2019-2020)

12.52%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 9.70% 10.55% 12.52%

Kingston City Council Says...

The result is better than prior years which is a positive result.