COMMUNITY SERVICES EXPENDITURE
During the 2008-09 financial year there was $25.2b spent on direct community services activities and a further $4.0b on non-direct and related community services activities.
Total expenditure on direct activities comprised $13.8b by 'not for profit' organisations, $6.7b by 'for profit' businesses, $3.8b by Commonwealth/state/territory government organisations and $0.9b by local government. In addition, Commonwealth/state/territory government organisations provided funding of $9.5b to other private organisations and self-employed contractors for the direct provision of community services.
Expenditure by profit status,
Businesses/organisations with community services activity