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4647.0 - Alternative View of Electricity and Gas Supply Activity , 2006-07 to 2007-08 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/09/2009  First Issue
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SUMMARY

GAS SUPPLY, KEY DATA ITEMS 2007-08 AND 2006-07 (Table 3.1)

All gas supply key data items increased between 2006-07 and 2007-08.

Industry value added

In 2007-08 gas supply IVA was $21.4b - up 5.5% on 2006-07. Between the reference periods, the IVA of:

  • businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity) decreased by 3.0%, from $19.8b to $19.2b.
  • businesses that supplied both gas and electricity increased by 352%, from $0.5b to $2.2b.

Of total IVA in 2007-08:
  • 89.7% derived from businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity).
  • 10.3% derived from businesses supplying both gas and electricity.

Wages and salaries

In 2007-08, $1.6 billion in wages and salaries were paid to gas supply employees, up 23.5% on 2006-07. Between the reference periods, wages and salaries in:
  • businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity) increased by 14.4%, from $1.2b to $1.4b.
  • businesses that supplied both electricity and gas increased by 172%, from $75m to $205m.

Of total wages and salaries in 2007-08:
  • 87.3% derived from businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity).
  • 12.7% came from businesses that supplied both gas and electricity.

Employment

In 2007-08, 12273 persons were employed in gas supply, up by 12.0% on the 2006-07 level. Between the reference periods, employment in:
  • businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity) increased by 4.2%, from 10,040 persons to 10,466 persons.
  • businesses that supplied both gas and electricity increased by 97.7%, from 914 persons to 1807 persons.

Of total employees in 2007-08:
  • 85.3% were employed in businesses that supplied gas (but not electricity).
  • 14.7% were in businesses that supplied both gas and electricity.


GAS SUPPLY, INDUSTRY RATIOS 2007-08 AND 2006-07 (Table 3.2)

Gas supply IVA per person employed and IVA to wages and salaries both declined between 2006-07 and 2007-08, whereas wages and salaries per person employed increased.

Industry Value Added per Person Employed

For gas supply businesses generally the IVA per person employed fell by 5.8% between 2006-07 and 2007-08.
  • businesses supplying gas (but not electricity) experienced a 6.9% decline, from $2.0m to $1.8m.
  • businesses supplying both gas and electricity increased by 129%, from $0.5m to $1.2m.

Wages and salaries per person employed

Overall the wages and salaries per person employed for gas supply businesses increased by 10.2% from $119,500 to $131,700. Between 2006-07 and 2007-08 the wages and salaries per person employed for:
  • businesses supplying gas (but not electricity) increased by 9.8% from $122,900 to $134,900.
  • businesses supplying both gas and electricity increased by 37.5% from $82,400 to $113,300.

Industry Value added to wages and salaries

The IVA to wages and salaries for gas supply businesses fell by 14.2% between 2006-07 and 2007-08. Between 2006-07 and 2007-08 IVA to wages and salaries for:
  • businesses supplying gas (but not electricity) declined by 15.5%, from 16.1 to 13.6.
  • businesses supplying both gas and electricity increased by 67.2%, from 6.4 to 10.7.


GAS SUPPLY, KEY DATA ITEMS, INDUSTRY RATIOS, BY ACTIVITY 2007-08 (Table 3.3)

The gas extraction activity had substantially higher values for all key data items.

Gas extraction

For 2007-08:
  • IVA was $19.4b, 90.7% of total IVA.
  • Sales and service income was $22.3b, 73.0% of total sales and service income.
  • Wages and salaries was $1.3b, 81.1% of total wages and salaries.
  • Employment was 8209 persons, 66.9% of total employment.

Gas transport

For 2007-08:
  • IVA was $0.9 b, 4.2% of total IVA.
  • Sales and service income was $1.5b, 5.0% of total sales and service income.

Gas distribution (including wholesaling and retailing)

For 2007-08:
  • IVA was $1.1b, 5.1% of total IVA.
  • Sales and service income was $6.7b, 22% of total sales and service income.





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