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Local government area 2013/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of local government area

based on a comparison of 2013 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2013/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by local government area metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

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Local government area Wetland extent percentage 2013/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.5% 99.6% 95.2% 92.9% 95.5%
Aurukun 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Balonne - 56.3% 56.9% 88.6% 85.8%
Banana - 100.0% 74.3% 74.9% 77.5%
Barcaldine - 99.6% 91.5% 91.4% 91.7%
Barcoo - 99.9% 100.0% 99.8% 99.9%
Blackall-Tambo - - 91.1% 94.0% 93.9%
Boulia - 99.9% 100.0% 99.9% 99.9%
Brisbane 61.2% 100.0% 38.7% 36.8% 51.4%
Bulloo - 99.8% 99.8% 99.8% 99.8%
Bundaberg 88.7% 100.0% 59.9% 75.6% 87.0%
Burdekin 98.1% 78.9% 55.7% 71.4% 80.6%
Burke 100.0% - 99.9% 99.8% 100.0%
Cairns 85.8% 125.5% 51.8% 33.3% 58.7%
Carpentaria 99.5% - 99.5% 99.8% 99.7%
Cassowary Coast 98.3% 100.0% 50.1% 91.0% 73.8%
Central Highlands - 89.6% 41.6% 76.7% 78.1%
Charters Towers - 100.1% 96.9% 97.2% 101.1%
Cherbourg - - - - -
Cloncurry - - 99.9% 99.5% 100.3%
Cook 99.9% 100.0% 99.7% 99.7% 100.0%
Croydon - - 99.6% 99.8% 99.8%
Diamantina - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Doomadgee 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Douglas 96.8% - 79.7% 58.3% 79.6%
Etheridge - 72.1% 98.9% 100.0% 100.6%
Flinders - 99.7% 97.6% 97.5% 98.0%
Fraser Coast 98.8% 100.0% 72.1% 80.5% 81.0%
Gladstone 96.1% - 86.1% 86.1% 98.1%
Gold Coast 80.3% - 13.3% 53.2% 46.7%
Goondiwindi - - 30.6% 68.9% 67.3%
Gympie 100.3% 100.0% 78.3% 58.8% 73.3%
Hinchinbrook 89.4% 100.0% 31.4% 52.2% 55.2%
Hope Vale 100.0% 97.7% 99.2% 99.6% 99.1%
Ipswich - - 42.0% 69.1% 55.7%
Isaac 97.6% 71.9% 61.5% 77.3% 80.7%
Kowanyama 100.0% - 99.8% 99.9% 100.0%
Livingstone 77.9% - 142.8% 72.1% 84.0%
Lockhart River 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Lockyer Valley - - 36.5% 60.9% 58.8%
Logan 79.3% - 65.5% 63.8% 68.7%
Longreach - 100.0% 99.5% 98.1% 98.3%
Mackay 96.7% - 42.0% 71.4% 83.6%
Mapoon 100.0% - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Maranoa - - 72.8% 80.2% 80.2%
Mareeba - 137.5% 98.3% 99.0% 100.8%
Mckinlay - - 99.9% 99.6% 99.6%
Moreton Bay 88.2% - 43.1% 44.8% 56.7%
Mornington 98.9% - 100.0% - 99.1%
Mount Isa - - 100.0% 99.5% 101.7%
Murweh - - 85.9% 83.8% 84.2%
Napranum 100.0% - 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Noosa 89.6% 100.0% 87.4% 72.7% 83.8%
North Burnett - - 26.9% 57.6% 59.4%
Northern Peninsula Area 100.0% 100.0% 99.8% 99.4% 99.8%
Palm Island 100.0% - 83.4% 98.5% 99.3%
Paroo - 99.7% 95.9% 98.7% 96.9%
Pormpuraaw 99.9% - 100.0% 99.8% 99.9%
Quilpie - 100.0% 99.8% 98.3% 99.1%
Redland 93.0% 98.3% 81.5% 90.0% 88.0%
Richmond - - 98.8% 99.2% 99.4%
Rockhampton 86.0% 97.3% 36.5% 80.5% 82.1%
Scenic Rim - - 52.5% 44.4% 65.8%
Somerset - - 31.4% 56.3% 128.5%
South Burnett - - 88.4% 41.7% 55.2%
Southern Downs - - 94.7% 34.9% 45.3%
Sunshine Coast 85.5% 100.0% 35.6% 52.8% 46.2%
Tablelands - 99.9% 91.8% 97.4% 105.6%
Toowoomba - 74.6% 32.8% 42.6% 44.7%
Torres 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 99.6% 100.1%
Torres Strait Island 99.9% 100.0% 100.5% 100.0% 99.9%
Townsville 95.2% 100.0% 87.7% 78.4% 93.8%
Weipa 88.4% - 98.4% - 92.3%
Western Downs - 100.0% 56.4% 94.2% 92.0%
Whitsunday 95.8% - 59.3% 90.6% 101.2%
Winton - 100.0% 100.0% 99.4% 99.5%
Woorabinda - - 29.5% 79.6% 64.0%
Wujal Wujal - - - 96.5% 96.5%
Yarrabah 104.3% - 98.3% 97.8% 98.7%

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Local government area 2013/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 11 February 2019, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/lga.html>.

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