6248.0.55.002 - Employment and Earnings, Public Sector, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/12/2011   
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KEY FIGURES

Employees June 2011
Cash wages and salaries 2010-11
'000
$m

Commonwealth government
251.4
18 220.8
State government
1 449.2
94 748.5
Local government
195.5
10 112.4
Total public sector
1 896.1
123 081.8





KEY POINTS
  • In June 2011 there were 1,896,100 public sector employees. There were 251,400 employees in Commonwealth government, 1,449,200 in state government and 195,500 in local government.





INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.