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5512.0 - Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/04/2010   
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TIME SERIES TOTAL PUBLIC SECTOR


For the total public sector across all levels of government, GFS revenue increased by $2,208 million (0.5%) from $470,458 million in 2007-08 to $472,666 million in 2008-09. GFS expenses increased by $60,906 million (14.0%) from $433,607 million to $494,513 million. As a result the GFS net operating balance decreased by $58,698 million from $36,851 million in 2007-08 to -$21,847 million in 2008-09

Between 30 June 2008 and 30 June 2009 GFS net worth across the total public sector increased by $39,516 million from $899,130 million to $938,646 million.

The following tables show a time series of major aggregates for the total public sector across different levels of government.

MAJOR AGGREGATES, Total Public Sector, All Levels of Government

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
362 289
392 314
422 597
445 244
470 458
472 666
GFS Expenses
343 518
366 858
392 115
409 992
433 607
494 513
GFS Net Operating Balance
18 771
25 455
30 481
35 253
36 851
-21 847
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
8 434
12 878
19 318
25 251
32 041
42 039
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
10 337
12 577
11 163
10 002
4 810
-63 886
Cash Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)
16 389
21 279
19 416
6 608
9 648
-50 958
Total assets
1 003 144
1 113 262
1 243 382
1 331 827
1 521 843
1 720 057
Total liabilities
487 477
530 721
573 141
581 929
622 621
781 083
GFS Net worth
515 667
582 542
670 247
749 369
899 130
938 646


MAJOR AGGREGATES, General Government, Commonwealth

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
222 034
241 995
260 786
277 978
303 291
298 282
GFS Expenses
214 073
228 563
241 244
257 495
278 330
322 817
GFS Net Operating Balance
7 962
13 432
19 542
20 483
24 961
-24 534
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
1 127
1 659
2 861
2 859
3 630
4 789
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
6 834
11 774
16 681
17 624
21 331
-29 323
Cash Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)
8 079
13 466
15 685
19 221
22 974
-23 454
Total assets
218 257
235 176
278 675
254 589
287 493
324 226
Total liabilities
191 609
201 193
208 426
212 816
207 506
292 119
GFS Net worth
26 647
33 983
70 249
41 773
79 987
32 107


MAJOR AGGREGATES, General Government, State Government

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
124 098
131 927
142 387
153 749
161 253
174 069
GFS Expenses
117 558
125 382
134 792
146 010
157 274
173 876
GFS Net Operating Balance
6 540
6 545
7 595
7 738
3 979
193
New South Wales(a)
1 152
721
976
878
384
-428
Victoria
942
797
756
2 306
1 482
261
Queensland
3 335
3 919
3 716
1 861
-1 549
42
South Australia
387
155
-33
203
465
-233
Western Australia
807
1 191
2 265
2 303
2 569
517
Tasmania
244
155
18
5
38
-78
Northern Territory
-45
-30
29
145
342
189
Australian Capital Territory
-280
-363
-134
31
252
-64
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
2 232
2 731
4 565
6 533
8 323
10 873
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
4 308
3 814
3 030
1 205
-4 344
-10 680
New South Wales
40
-181
-521
-970
-1 547
-2 806
Victoria
265
400
-416
677
440
-1 521
Queensland
2 835
2 866
2 480
-206
-5 217
-4 393
South Australia
435
50
-173
47
223
-872
Western Australia
570
871
1 846
1 534
1 330
-799
Tasmania
310
123
-19
38
88
-99
Northern Territory
-27
-57
-62
74
198
-23
Australian Capital Territory
-120
-258
-107
6
144
-150
Cash Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)
7 376
7 926
9 747
-3 415
-3 259
-6 586
New South Wales(a)
1 492
1 314
2 041
-7 563
-1 924
-1 739
Victoria
597
629
247
-220
1 294
-1 269
Queensland
3 493
4 629
4 649
2 308
-5 099
-2 860
South Australia
531
191
188
-25
358
-708
Western Australia
553
832
2 301
1 460
1 068
-382
Tasmania
370
244
209
167
324
55
Northern Territory
38
53
38
183
284
140
Australian Capital Territory
299
35
76
270
436
186
Total assets
464 961
514 085
551 523
600 195
694 288
796 738
Total liabilities
122 338
125 921
144 699
139 584
158 685
199 610
GFS Net worth
342 622
388 164
406 824
460 092
535 602
597 128
New South Wales(a)
124 263
129 153
126 857
136 102
146 743
135 601
Victoria
61 187
75 018
75 422
84 660
91 698
118 351
Queensland
77 722
96 433
105 033
117 832
155 176
180 690
South Australia
16 159
16 721
20 291
22 227
21 203
24 151
Western Australia
43 741
50 212
57 942
75 710
92 875
107 439
Tasmania
8 004
9 008
9 107
9 658
11 388
11 656
Northern Territory
2 166
2 353
2 727
2 721
3 214
4 755
Australian Capital Territory
9 380
9 265
9 445
11 182
13 305
14 485

(a) An historical review of data for NSW has been undertaken and data have been revised across the time series.


For the Commonwealth Government total public sector, GFS revenue decreased by $4,733 million (1.5%) from $314,760 million in 2007-08 to $310,027 million in 2008-09. GFS expenses increased by $45,627 million (15.8%) from $288,072 million to $333,699 million. As a result GFS net operating balance decreased by $50,360 million from $26,688 million in 2007-08 to -$23,672 million in 200-09.

Between 30 June 2008 and 30 June 2009 GFS net worth for the Commonwealth Government total public sector decreased by $47,880 million from $79,987 million to $32,107 million.

The data for 2006-07 was impacted by the privatisation of Telstra on 20 November 2007.

MAJOR AGGREGATES, Total Public Sector, Commonwealth Government

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
243 070
266 636
285 708
293 721
314 760
310 027
GFS Expenses
234 442
250 768
267 497
273 620
288 072
333 699
GFS Net Operating Balance
8 628
15 868
18 211
20 101
26 688
-23 672
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
1 007
1 971
3 516
3 753
4 375
5 760
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
7 622
13 897
14 696
16 347
22 312
-29 432
Cash Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)
9 245
15 171
14 656
17 238
24 186
-23 504
Total assets
240 212
273 237
333 250
333 479
384 431
416 751
Total liabilities
263 320
288 765
297 115
291 706
304 451
384 643
GFS Net worth
-23 108
-15 528
36 134
41 773
79 987
32 107


MAJOR AGGREGATES, Total Public Sector, State Government

2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
155 321
164 544
176 812
192 323
201 760
215 411
GFS Expenses
146 262
156 014
167 729
180 506
195 797
217 065
GFS Net Operating Balance
9 060
8 530
9 083
11 817
5 963
-1 654
New South Wales(a)
1 255
918
1 608
3 386
1 598
995
Victoria
2 624
1 542
991
2 164
1 430
-172
Queensland
3 512
4 282
4 138
2 787
-1 062
-2 557
South Australia
501
270
-36
341
665
-363
Western Australia
1 152
1 690
2 610
2 766
2 450
246
Tasmania
252
204
27
59
201
21
Northern Territory
2
22
77
244
485
244
Australian Capital Territory
-234
-397
-334
66
199
-54
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
5 396
7 849
12 340
16 932
23 106
30 130
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
3 663
681
-3 257
-5 116
-17 143
-31 784
New South Wales(a)
-995
-1 599
-2 128
-1 701
-4 301
-6 744
Victoria
965
172
-1 021
-747
-1 841
-5 565
Queensland
2 812
1 735
162
-4 015
-11 136
-13 509
South Australia
483
109
-101
59
338
-1 627
Western Australia
382
617
305
943
-823
-3 534
Tasmania
179
99
-181
77
184
-494
Northern Territory
-13
-97
-66
99
229
-101
Australian Capital Territory
-144
-354
-229
166
209
-190
Cash Surplus (+)/Deficit (-)
7 000
6 139
4 971
-9 845
-14 637
-25 077
New South Wales(a)
922
198
945
-8 480
-3 956
-5 305
Victoria
1 505
953
279
-1 301
-701
-4 691
Queensland
3 111
4 425
2 161
-1 326
-11 176
-11 087
South Australia
631
416
551
194
540
-1 315
Western Australia
128
7
738
395
-523
-2 450
Tasmania
365
237
146
213
340
-328
Northern Territory
61
-4
79
196
295
77
Australian Capital Territory
247
-94
73
261
545
32
Total assets
566 549
628 261
679 318
746 476
849 501
983 697
Total liabilities
223 925
240 096
272 494
285 865
313 798
386 240
GFS Net worth
342 623
388 165
406 824
460 092
535 602
597 128
New South Wales(a)
124 263
129 153
126 857
136 102
146 743
135 602
Victoria
61 187
75 018
75 422
84 660
91 698
118 351
Queensland
77 722
96 433
105 033
117 832
155 176
180 690
South Australia
16 159
16 721
20 291
22 227
21 202
24 151
Western Australia
43 741
50 213
57 942
75 710
92 875
107 439
Tasmania
8 004
9 008
9 107
9 658
11 388
11 656
Northern Territory
2 166
2 354
2 727
2 721
3 214
4 755
Australian Capital Territory
9 380
9 265
9 445
11 182
13 305
14 485

(a) An historical review of data for NSW has been undertaken and data have been revised across the time series.


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