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Shire salinity statistics (reproduced from McFarlane et al., 2004). For the sake of brevity, this table provides summary of selected shires, with those not listed explicitly combined as the “all other” category. A detailed summary by Soil Landscape Zone can also be found in George et al. (2005)

 
Shire Shire area 1996 Salinity Percentage of shire with salinity 1996 1989 Salinity Percentage of shire with salinity 1989 1989 to 1996 Change as percent Salinity hazard Hazard as percentage of shire
ha % ha % ha %
Boddington 191,761 2361 1.2 1195 0.6 0.61 12,767 6.7
Broomehill 117,251 4786 4.1 3902 3.3 0.75 21,395 18.2
Dumbleyung 253,993 15,206 6.0 13,505 5.3 0.67 54,169 21.3
Gnowangerup 426,640 14,009 3.3 10,578 2.5 0.80 89,850 21.1
Jerramungup 651,858 15,494 2.4 11,820 1.8 0.56 125,571 19.3
Katanning 15,1791 11,072 7.3 9911 6.5 0.77 39,306 25.9
Kent 562,415 30,683 5.5 26,275 4.7 0.78 138,454 24.6
Kulin 471,217 22,364 4.7 18,138 3.8 0.90 84,794 18.0
Lake Grace 1,038,210 79,613 7.7 72,578 7.0 0.68 273,648 26.4
Moora 376,296 28,868 7.7 23,371 6.2 1.46 81,158 21.6
Narrogin 161,723 7996 4.9 7107 4.4 0.55 45,613 28.2
Nungarin 116,236 12,913 11.1 8956 7.7 3.40 50,012 43.0
Tambellup 143,634 12,325 8.6 11,001 7.7 0.92 49,286 34.3
Wagin 194,463 12,919 6.6 11,261 5.8 0.85 56,488 29.0
West Arthur 283,085 8317 2.9 6353 2.2 0.69 72,640 25.7
Wongan-Ballidu 336,712 36,595 10.9 34,240 10.2 0.70 94,822 28.1
Woodanilling 112,882 6256 5.5 5322 4.7 0.83 36,217 32.1
All other 27,006,203 635,804 2.4 262,016 1.0 1.4 3,541,354 13.1
Totals 32,596,370 957,581 2.9 859,306 2.6 0.30 5,464,834 16.8