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West Wimmera Shire

Profile Performance

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Expenses per head of municipal population

Expenses divided by the population of the municipality

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$5,995.60

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$3,188.49

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $4,678.01 $2,745.19 $1,833.78
2016-2017 $7,182.88 $2,937.68 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $8,344.97 $3,086.32 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $5,995.60 $3,188.49 $2,021.92

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Expenses per head of population shows a significant decrease as a result of the non-recurrent expenditure incurred during 2017/18 arising from flood restoration works.

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$50,283.01

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$25,229.93

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $42,352.15 $22,397.37 $13,345.86
2016-2017 $41,897.28 $22,939.12 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $56,295.06 $24,350.82 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $50,283.01 $25,229.93 $14,674.40

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

The decrease in infrastructure in 2018/19 is largely due to a review of unit rates of valuation undertaken during 2018/19

Population density per length of road

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

1.41

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

9.99

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 1.43 9.74 102.14
2016-2017 1.42 9.74 104.34
2017-2018 1.42 9.88 108.55
2018-2019 1.41 9.99 110.56

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council has a large road network and a small, slowly declining population

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$2,772.40

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,905.92

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $2,611.24 $1,760.95 $1,392.91
2016-2017 $2,902.20 $1,815.55 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $3,191.88 $1,882.51 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $2,772.40 $1,905.92 $1,493.08

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

The 2019 year saw a significant decline in reimbursements to Council relating to works undertaken by Council on State roads.

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

$3,076.64

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$946.51

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $1,709.20 $710.75 $351.06
2016-2017 $2,752.01 $1,218.55 $569.18
2017-2018 $2,229.12 $937.94 $449.59
2018-2019 $3,076.64 $946.51 $440.62

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council received increases in Victoria Grants Commission payments, as well as increased funding for Pre-schools and Maternal Child Health programs throughout 2018-19.

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

West Wimmera Shire (2018-2019)

5.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

3.95

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 5.00 3.68 5.47
2016-2017 5.00 3.68 5.47
2017-2018 5.00 3.89 5.56
2018-2019 5.00 3.95 5.53

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

This measure has remained stable over the past number of years reflecting the lack of changes to the municipality's population.