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Image: Service IndustriesSERVICE INDUSTRIES

This chapter presents an overview and a range of statistical information for a selection of service industries, with a focus on those industries that have recently been surveyed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

For the purposes of this chapter, services-producing industries have been defined as all industries other than goods-producing industries (Agriculture, forestry and fishing; Mining; Manufacturing; Electricity, gas and water; and Construction). Service industries encompass the following industries: Wholesale trade; Retail trade; Accommodation, cafes and restaurants; Transport and storage; Communication services; Finance and insurance; Property and business services; Government administration and defence; Education; Health and community services; Cultural and recreational services; and Personal and other services.

In 2004-05 the services-producing industries' overall contribution to the total production of goods and services in the Australian economy (gross domestic product) was 56%.


This section contains the following subsection :
      Service industries sector
      Selected service industries
      Bibliography

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