In all eight aggregate measures presented, the electricity, gas, water and waste services industry overall showed growth during 2006-07. Sales and service income increased by 11% ($6.2b) and industry value added (IVA) by 4% ($1.0b). As in 2005-06, growth in wages and salaries (11%, or $0.8b) outpaced that of employment (which increased by 4%, or 3,400 persons).
The Electricity supply subdivision continues to dominate in the industry division. Its share of key aggregates ranged from 44% to 66%.
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