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West Wimmera Shire

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Expenses per head of municipal population

Expenses divided by the population of the municipality

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

$5,949.23

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$3,167.84

All Councils (2019-2020)

$2,047.98

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
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
2019-2020 $5,949.23 $3,167.84 $2,047.98

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Expenses per head of population have remained steady for 2019-20 when compared to 2018-19. The figures for 2016-17 and 2017-18 were inflated by additional costs relating to flood disaster recovery works undertaken in that year.

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 (2019-2020)

$50,533.72

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$25,372.87

All Councils (2019-2020)

$15,070.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
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
2019-2020 $50,533.72 $25,372.87 $15,070.92

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Infrasture movements over the four year period have fluctuated according to movements in asset valuations. There is no significant movements in the 2019-20 year when compared to the previous year.

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 (2019-2020)

1.36

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

10.03

All Councils (2019-2020)

111.87

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 1.42 9.74 104.34
2017-2018 1.42 9.88 108.55
2018-2019 1.41 9.99 110.56
2019-2020 1.36 10.03 111.87

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council's population density per length of road is gradually declining as Council's population continues to decline. This decline is anticipated to continue over the next four years.

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 (2019-2020)

$2,922.16

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$1,936.44

All Councils (2019-2020)

$1,488.38

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
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
2019-2020 $2,922.16 $1,936.44 $1,488.38

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Own sourced revenue has fluctuated somewhat over the four year period due to changes in Council's private works and contracts income levels, as well as some fluctuations in building and planning permit fees. Council's own sourced revenue is anticipated to decline marginally over the next two years as business fees are reduced to assist with Covid-19 recovery programs.

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 (2019-2020)

$2,390.26

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$982.60

All Councils (2019-2020)

$453.45

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
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
2019-2020 $2,390.26 $982.60 $453.45

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Recurrent grants have fluctuated somewhat over the period due to changes in funding programs, in particular the Rural Roads Victoria program which has seen a decline of over $1.2 million for 2019-20 from the previous year. Recurrent grant funding is forecast to remain as is.

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 (2019-2020)

5.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

3.95

All Councils (2019-2020)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 5.00 3.68 5.47
2017-2018 5.00 3.89 5.56
2018-2019 5.00 3.95 5.53
2019-2020 5.00 3.95 5.53

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

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.

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

11.21%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

14.24%

All Councils (2019-2020)

12.52%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 11.21% 14.24% 12.52%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council's staff turnover rate has fluctuated over the previous 4 years. One of the major drivers here is that Council's workforce has an average age of over 50, with gradual age related turnover anticipated to continue into the next four years.