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Accommodation businesses generate $9.9 billion in income: ABS
Australia's 5,891 accommodation businesses generated $9.9 billion in income during 2006-07, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The main sources of income for these businesses, which range from hotels to bed and breakfast establishments, included takings from accommodation (66%); meals (14%), and sales of liquor and other beverages (6%).
The Accommodation Services survey also found that at 30 June 2007:
Around the nation:
More details are available in Accommodation Services, Australia, 2006-07 (cat. no. 8695.0).
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