4647.0 - Alternative View of Electricity and Gas Supply Activity , 2006-07 to 2007-08 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FINDINGS

Electricity supply

There was an increase in the value of all three key financial data items for businesses engaged in electricity supply activity between 2006-07 and 2007-08 (see Fig 1.2). Industry value added increased by 5.4% ($14.8b to $15.6b), sales and service income increased by 12.9 % ($38.2b to $43.1b) and wages and salaries increased by 6.5% ($4.3b to $4.6b).

1.2 Electricity Supply, Key Data Items, 2006-07 and 2007-08
Graph: 1.2 Electricity Supply, Key Data Items, 2006-07 and 2007-08


Electricity distribution had the highest IVA for electricity supply activity in 2007-08, at $7.3b (see Fig 1.3). This was followed by electricity generation at $5.0b, electricity transmission at $2.0b, and on-selling at $1.2b. Electricity on-selling had the highest sales and service income at $16.0b, followed by electricity distribution at $13.8b and electricity generation at $11.2b, while electricity transmission was $2.2b. Electricity distribution had the highest wages and salaries at $2.8b, followed by electricity generation at $1.1b, electricity transmission at $0.4b and on-selling at $0.3b.

1.3 ELECTRICITY SUPPLY, by ACTIVITY, Key Data Items, 2007-08
Graph: 1.3 ELECTRICITY SUPPLY, by ACTIVITY, Key Data Items, 2007-08



Gas supply

There was an increase in the value of all three key financial data items for businesses engaged in gas supply activity between 2006-07 and 2007-08 (see Fig 1.4). IVA increased by 5.5% ($20.3b to $21.4b), sales and service income increased by 7.9% ($28.3b to $30.6b) and wages and salaries increased by 23.5% ($1.3b to $1.6b).

1.4 Gas Supply, Key Data Items, 2006-07 and 2007-08
Graph: 1.4 Gas Supply, Key Data Items, 2006-07 and 2007-08


Gas extraction had the highest IVA for gas supply activity in 2007-08, at $19.4b (see Fig 1.5). This was followed by gas distribution at $1.1b and gas transport at $0.9b. Gas extraction had the highest sales and service income at $22.3b, followed by gas distribution at $6.7b and gas transport at $1.5b.

1.5 GAS SUPPLY, by ACTIVITY, Key Data Items, 2007-08
Graph: 1.5 GAS SUPPLY, by ACTIVITY, Key Data Items, 2007-08



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