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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 (2018-2019)

$1,146.86

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,270.71

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,095.61 $1,196.35 $1,833.78
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

Kingston City Council Says...

The 2018/19 result is in line with expectations.

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 (2018-2019)

$5,567.22

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6,066.06

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $5,429.19 $5,763.04 $13,345.86
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

Kingston City Council Says...

The 2018/19 result is in line with budget expectations.

Population density per length of road

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

Kingston City (2018-2019)

264.72

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

296.82

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 252.00 272.59 102.14
2016-2017 254.71 278.85 104.34
2017-2018 261.75 290.79 108.55
2018-2019 264.72 296.82 110.56

Kingston City Council Says...

The results demonstrate 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 (2018-2019)

$1,080.61

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,217.78

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,152.22 $1,174.14 $1,392.91
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

Kingston City Council Says...

The 2018/19 result is in line with prior years and consistent with budget expectations. The 2015/16 result contained a one-off $13.5 million net gain on disposal of property and bed licences.

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 (2018-2019)

$230.91

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$123.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $209.29 $110.33 $351.06
2016-2017 $234.07 $144.23 $569.18
2017-2018 $209.65 $125.54 $449.59
2018-2019 $230.91 $123.15 $440.62

Kingston City Council Says...

The 2018/19 result is in line with expectations and reflects a continued strong level of operating grants.

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 (2018-2019)

9.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.77

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Kingston City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 9.00 7.59 5.47
2016-2017 9.00 7.59 5.47
2017-2018 9.00 7.86 5.56
2018-2019 9.00 7.77 5.53

Kingston City Council Says...

The result reflects a relatively low average level of socio-economic disadvantage within Kingston's diverse communities, which is in line with results for neighbouring municipalities and prior year results.