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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Service Industries >> Sports and physical recreation services

The Sports and physical recreation services industry consists of businesses and organisations that generate income predominantly from the provision of sports and physical recreation services, such as horse and dog racing facilities, other indoor or outdoor sporting facilities such as gymnasia, football grounds, swimming pools, bowling alleys etc., sporting associations, sporting administration organisations and sports coaching businesses. Government organisations involved in the provision of sports and physical recreation services are also included.

In 2004-05, there were a total of 250 businesses/organisations engaged in the provision of sports and physical recreation services in Tasmania. These consisted of 30 businesses providing horse and dog racing facilities; 45 businesses providing other types of indoor or outdoor sport and recreation facilities; and 175 organisations providing sporting services such as sporting clubs, coaching and administrative services.

HORSE AND DOG RACING - 2004-05
Unit
Tasmania

Businesses/organisations(a)(b)
no.
30
Employment(b)
no.
^328
Wages and salaries
$m
3.1
Total income
$m
23.6

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
(a) Data for multi-state businesses/organisations have been assigned to the state or territory in which the business/organisation's Australian head office resides, known as state of head office.
(b) At end June 2005.
Source: Sports and Physical Recreation Services, Australia (cat. no. 8686.0).


SPORTS AND PHYSICAL RECREATION VENUES (a) - 2004-05

Unit
Tasmania

Businesses/organisations(b)(c)
no.
45
Employment(c)
no.
574
Income from sports membership and competition fees
$m
10.6
Total income
$m
*29.7

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
(a) Covers businesses classified to the following classes of the 2001 edition of Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications (ACLC) (cat. no. 4902.0): 321 - Health and Fitness Centres and Gymnasia; 322 - Other Sports and Physical Recreation Venues, Grounds and Facilities.
(b) Data for multi-state businesses/organisations have been assigned to the state or territory in which the business/organisation's Australian head office resides, known as state of head office.
(c) At end June 2005.
Source: Sports and Physical Recreation Services, Australia (cat. no. 8686.0).

SPORTS AND SERVICES TO SPORT (a) - 2004-05
Unit
Tasmania

Businesses/organisations(b)(c)
no.
175
Employment(c)
no.
^1 008
Government funding
$m
4.9
Total income
$m
46.0

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
(a) Covers businesses classified to the following classes of the 2001 edition of Australian Culture and Leisure Classifications (ACLC) (cat. no. 4902.0): 331 - Sports and Physical Recreation Administrative Organisations; 332 - Sports and Physical Recreation Clubs, Teams and Sports Professionals; 334 - Sports and Physical Recreation Support Services.
(b) Data for multi-state businesses/organisations have been assigned to the state or territory in which the business/organisation's Australian head office resides, known as state of head office.
(c) At end June 2005.
Source: Sports and Physical Recreation Services, Australia (cat. no. 8686.0).

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