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Surf Coast Shire

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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

$2,525.44

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$2,214.24

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,124.43 $2,037.46 $1,833.78
2016-2017 $2,164.33 $2,060.15 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $2,253.61 $2,059.29 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $2,525.44 $2,214.24 $2,021.92

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

The increase in Council's expenses per head is mainly due to amortisation of assets $4m, where Council recognised intangible assets (landfill airspace) for the first time during the 2018-19 financial year. There was also increase of $2m in depreciation and higher employee costs $2.8m. The population increased by 927 residents to 32,251.

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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

$18,017.77

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$17,409.55

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $12,078.85 $16,315.41 $13,345.86
2016-2017 $12,763.54 $16,306.46 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $17,768.52 $17,056.97 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $18,017.77 $17,409.55 $14,674.40

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

Population density per length of road

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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

30.04

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

16.53

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 26.05 15.41 102.14
2016-2017 29.08 15.86 104.34
2017-2018 29.66 16.32 108.55
2018-2019 30.04 16.53 110.56

Surf Coast Shire 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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

$1,980.93

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,639.87

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,866.14 $1,494.76 $1,392.91
2016-2017 $1,821.58 $1,511.51 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $1,920.44 $1,569.73 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,980.93 $1,639.87 $1,493.08

Surf Coast Shire 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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

$245.76

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$479.99

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $263.85 $400.13 $351.06
2016-2017 $391.69 $642.36 $569.18
2017-2018 $321.48 $507.61 $449.59
2018-2019 $245.76 $479.99 $440.62

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...

Council's recurrent grants have reduced by $2.1m in 2018/19 mainly due to Council electing to receive their Roads to Recovery funding in the prior year. The population increased by 927 residents to 32,251.

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

Surf Coast Shire (2018-2019)

10.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

5.05

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Surf Coast Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 10.00 5.16 5.47
2016-2017 10.00 5.16 5.47
2017-2018 10.00 5.11 5.56
2018-2019 10.00 5.05 5.53

Surf Coast Shire Council Says...