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Wellington 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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

$1,972.43

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$2,244.08

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,047.98

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $1,814.75 $2,060.15 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $2,082.52 $2,059.29 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $1,859.74 $2,214.24 $2,021.92
2019-2020 $1,972.43 $2,244.08 $2,047.98

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Slight increase due to the additional once off expense in 2019/20 of drought rates relief funding offset by grant income.

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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

$19,564.57

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$18,284.50

All Councils (2019-2020)

$15,070.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $17,929.49 $16,306.46 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $17,486.48 $17,056.97 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $17,137.94 $17,409.55 $14,674.40
2019-2020 $19,564.57 $18,284.50 $15,070.92

Wellington Shire Council Says...

A management adjustment to the Roads and Footpath asset classes was completed in 2019/20 resulting in a $101M increase in the value of Council's Roads and $5M in the value of Footpaths and Cycleways.

Population density per length of road

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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

14.25

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

16.83

All Councils (2019-2020)

111.87

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 13.83 15.86 104.34
2017-2018 14.05 16.32 108.55
2018-2019 14.13 16.53 110.56
2019-2020 14.25 16.83 111.87

Wellington Shire Council Says...

There are 3,114km of sealed and unsealed local roads for an estimated municipal population of 44,380 within Wellington Shire.

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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

$1,681.68

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,604.09

All Councils (2019-2020)

$1,488.38

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $1,563.36 $1,511.51 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $1,665.30 $1,569.73 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,680.64 $1,639.87 $1,493.08
2019-2020 $1,681.68 $1,604.09 $1,488.38

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Measure is expected to remain steady.

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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

$449.57

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$497.07

All Councils (2019-2020)

$453.45

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $605.65 $642.36 $569.18
2017-2018 $424.28 $507.61 $449.59
2018-2019 $444.29 $479.99 $440.62
2019-2020 $449.57 $497.07 $453.45

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Recurrent grant funding is expected to remain consistent with the exception of the timing of the receipt of Victoria Grants Commission which was received in advance in 2018/19 and 2019/20.

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

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

4.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

5.05

All Councils (2019-2020)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 4.00 5.16 5.47
2017-2018 5.00 5.11 5.56
2018-2019 4.00 5.05 5.53
2019-2020 4.00 5.05 5.53

Wellington Shire Council Says...

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) index of relative socio-economic disadvantage indicates that one is the most disadvantaged and ten is the least disadvantaged. Wellington Shire's result is four within Victoria.

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.

Wellington Shire (2019-2020)

10.15%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

15.09%

All Councils (2019-2020)

12.52%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Wellington Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 10.15% 15.09% 12.52%

Wellington Shire Council Says...

Staff turnover rate is comparable with long term average for this measure which is around 10-12%. No significant change in staff numbers are anticipated based on current organisational structure.