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Whitehorse 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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$958.47

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,270.71

All Councils (2018-2019)

$2,021.92

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $912.94 $1,196.35 $1,833.78
2016-2017 $923.37 $1,205.54 $1,888.36
2017-2018 $937.41 $1,220.70 $1,934.89
2018-2019 $958.47 $1,270.71 $2,021.92

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result demonstrates Council's ability to maintain a low cost base per head of population. Council ensures high-quality service delivery and maintenance of community infrastructure within the parameters of a responsible budget.

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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$5,137.24

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$6,066.06

All Councils (2018-2019)

$14,674.40

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $4,912.03 $5,763.04 $13,345.86
2016-2017 $5,022.44 $5,867.93 $13,619.21
2017-2018 $4,909.70 $5,959.86 $14,192.44
2018-2019 $5,137.24 $6,066.06 $14,674.40

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result reflects Council's continual commitment to invest in high-quality community infrastructure.

Population density per length of road

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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

276.60

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

296.82

All Councils (2018-2019)

110.56

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 268.33 272.59 102.14
2016-2017 263.63 278.85 104.34
2017-2018 272.39 290.79 108.55
2018-2019 276.60 296.82 110.56

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result demonstrates the growing Whitehorse population using an established road network, well maintained but not growing in length.

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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$1,191.01

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$1,217.78

All Councils (2018-2019)

$1,493.08

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $934.83 $1,174.14 $1,392.91
2016-2017 $981.87 $1,207.11 $1,423.45
2017-2018 $967.43 $1,189.56 $1,458.66
2018-2019 $1,191.01 $1,217.78 $1,493.08

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result reflects Council's continual ability to generate revenue from different sources without over reliance on funding from other levels of government. The spike in this result for 2018/19 compared to previous years is due to the net gain from the sale of property at 517-521 Station Street, Box Hill.

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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

$118.44

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$123.15

All Councils (2018-2019)

$440.62

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $102.93 $110.33 $351.06
2016-2017 $130.74 $144.23 $569.18
2017-2018 $115.25 $125.54 $449.59
2018-2019 $118.44 $123.15 $440.62

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result is consistent with the previous year, with earlier fluctuations resulting from changes in timing of receipt of Financial Assistance 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

Whitehorse City (2018-2019)

9.00

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.77

All Councils (2018-2019)

5.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Whitehorse 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

Whitehorse City Council Says...

This result indicates that Whitehorse continues to be a municipality with a relatively low socio-economic disadvantage.