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6248.0.55.002 - Employment and Earnings, Public Sector, Australia, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/12/2009   
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TABLES


1. PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES, Level of government - States and territories

June 2008
June 2009
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

New South Wales
55.0
423.2
51.7
529.8
54.9
429.7
55.3
539.9
Victoria
42.9
295.9
41.7
380.5
45.2
310.3
44.4
399.8
Queensland
28.4
280.3
43.5
352.1
30.7
295.3
39.1
365.2
South Australia
14.9
111.1
10.1
136.0
15.9
108.8
10.2
134.9
Western Australia
13.8
152.4
16.6
182.8
13.3
159.1
19.4
191.8
Tasmania
5.4
38.2
5.0
48.6
6.3
38.1
5.9
50.3
Northern Territory
3.6
22.0
3.1
28.8
3.7
23.7
3.7
31.0
Australian Capital Territory
73.2
19.6
. .
92.8
72.9
21.7
. .
94.5
Australia
237.1
1 342.6
171.7
1 751.4
242.9
1 386.6
178.0
1 807.4

. . not applicable

2. PUBLIC SECTOR CASH WAGES AND SALARIES, Level of government - States and territories

2007-08
2008-09
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

New South Wales
3 344.2
25 972.3
2 582.3
31 898.7
3 457.4
26 866.5
2 804.0
33 127.9
Victoria
2 651.8
16 146.1
1 688.7
20 486.6
2 912.2
17 643.2
1 855.7
22 411.0
Queensland
1 684.7
16 072.9
2 189.8
19 947.4
1 995.9
17 844.1
2 057.0
21 897.0
South Australia
910.8
6 011.0
474.7
7 396.5
989.2
6 339.0
530.9
7 859.1
Western Australia
797.1
8 365.0
705.5
9 867.5
789.9
9 430.8
867.7
11 088.4
Tasmania
298.6
2 106.5
208.0
2 613.0
367.2
2 185.1
262.5
2 814.9
Northern Territory
226.6
1 356.1
92.6
1 675.3
252.3
1 509.4
88.0
1 849.7
Australian Capital Territory
5 406.5
1 189.0
. .
6 595.5
5 793.2
1 293.5
. .
7 086.7
Australia
15 320.3
77 218.8
7 941.5
100 480.7
16 557.4
83 111.6
8 465.8
108 134.8

. . not applicable

3. PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES AND CASH WAGES AND SALARIES, Industry

Employees
Cash wages and salaries
June 2008
June 2009
2007-08
2008-09
'000
'000
$m
$m

Electricity, gas, water and waste services
54.3
57.7
4 420.4
4 755.6
Construction
13.0
14.7
858.7
994.9
Transport, postal and warehousing
79.6
82.1
5 064.3
5 481.6
Information media and telecommunications
10.6
11.2
664.9
717.0
Financial and insurance services
12.3
11.4
909.3
916.1
Rental, hiring and real estate services
7.4
7.8
464.0
498.9
Professional, scientific and technical services
25.6
27.6
1 786.2
2 007.7
Public administration and safety
580.8
595.9
34 775.5
37 644.6
Education and training
543.8
560.1
26 628.1
28 597.4
Health care and social assistance
395.2
407.7
23 493.6
24 878.8
Arts and recreation services
14.9
16.0
684.3
741.2
Other industries(a)
13.9
15.3
731.3
900.9
All industries
1 751.4
1 807.4
100 480.7
108 134.8

(a) Includes Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Mining, Manufacturing, Wholesale trade, Retail trade, Accommodation and food services, Administrative and support services and Other services.



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