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5256.0 - Australian National Accounts: Non-Profit Institutions Satellite Account, 2012-13 Quality Declaration 
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MEDIA RELEASE

30 June 2014
Embargoed: 11.30 am (AEST)
85/2014

Non-profit institutions contribute $55 billion to the Australian economy

Non-profit institutions contributed close to $55 billion to Australia's economy in 2012-13, an increase of $22 billion in original terms on 2006-07 as measured by gross value added, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Non-profit institutions received income of $107.5 billion and employed just over one million people during the same period.

The types of non-profit institution activities that contributed to total gross value added were education and research (30.9 per cent), social services (19.5 per cent), health and hospitals (18.1 per cent) and culture and recreation (13.2 per cent).

Further details are in Australian National Accounts: Non-Profit Institutions Satellite Account (cat. no. 5256.0).

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