National Regional Profile: Tasmania   
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Economy ECONOMY


2005
2006
2007
2008
2009


ESTIMATES OF UNEMPLOYMENT - June quarter

Unemployed persons no.
13 937
15 420
13 488
11 850
11 376
Unemployment rate %
6.1
6.5
5.7
4.9
4.6

TAXATION STATISTICS - year ended 30 June

Non-taxable individuals no.
-
51 987
61 951
66 897
-
Taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $m
-
381.8
524.0
590.0
-
Average taxable income (non-taxable individuals) $
-
7 345
8 459
8 820
-

Taxable individuals no.
-
215 063
209 603
216 846
-
Taxable income (taxable individuals) $m
-
8 698.2
9 257.3
10 010.7
-
Average taxable income (taxable individuals) $
-
40 445
44 166
46 165
-

Taxable and non-taxable individuals no.
-
267 050
271 554
283 743
-
Taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $m
-
9 080.0
9 781.3
10 600.7
-
Average taxable income (taxable and non-taxable individuals) $
-
34 001
36 020
37 360
-

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - at 30 June

Age Pension - Centrelink no.
53 266
53 431
54 337
56 648
58 998
Age Pension - DVA no.
91
153
144
136
121
Carers Payment no.
3 437
3 594
4 185
4 722
5 356
Disability Support Pension no.
24 857
24 802
24 948
25 347
26 090
Newstart Allowance no.
15 854
15 485
15 087
13 797
15 558
Newstart Allowance - more than 365 days %
70.3
69.3
68.7
68.0
58.5
Parenting Payment - Single no.
13 363
12 726
11 631
10 590
9 983
Youth Allowances no.
11 545
11 348
10 830
10 253
10 922

Family Tax Benefit A no.
na
na
na
na
na
Family Tax Benefit B no.
na
na
na
na
na
Total Family Tax Benefit recipients no.
na
na
na
na
na

SELECTED GOVERNMENT PENSIONS & ALLOWANCES - year ended 30 June

Baby Bonus no.
5 421
6 126
6 386
6 351
6 307

ESTIMATES OF PERSONAL INCOME * - year ended 30 June

Average Wage and salary income $
32 467
33 903
35 288
36 874
-
Average Own unincorporated business income $
16 153
15 185
15 456
16 675
-
Average Investment Income $
6 215
6 179
7 318
7 045
-
Average Superannuation and annuity income $
19 753
21 053
22 680
20 172
-
Average other income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $
2 602
2 543
2 916
2 860
-

Total income (excl. Government pensions & allowances) $m
8 496.6
8 951.8
9 653.6
10 481.3
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY SEX - year ended 30 June

Males %
51.9
51.7
51.3
51.2
-
Females %
48.1
48.3
48.7
48.8
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY AGE - year ended 30 June

Aged 15 years to 24 years %
19.3
19.0
19.0
19.3
-
Aged 25 years to 34 years %
20.3
19.8
19.5
19.7
-
Aged 35 years to 44 years %
23.3
23.0
22.5
22.2
-
Aged 45 years to 54 years %
22.6
22.9
23.1
23.1
-
Aged 55 years to 64 years %
12.3
12.9
13.5
13.6
-
Aged 65 years and over %
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.2
-

WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY OCCUPATION - year ended 30 June

Managers and Administrators %
7.1
7.1
7.0
7.1
-
Professionals %
16.0
15.9
16.0
16.2
-
Associate Professionals %
6.2
6.3
6.6
6.9
-
Tradespersons and Related Workers %
10.3
10.3
10.3
10.5
-
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers %
1.7
1.6
1.6
1.6
-
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
17.8
17.5
17.7
18.0
-
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers %
6.9
6.8
6.7
6.9
-
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers %
10.1
9.9
10.1
10.3
-
Labourers and Related Workers %
13.8
13.3
13.1
12.7
-
Not Stated %
10.1
11.3
10.9
9.9
-

COUNTS OF BUSINESSES, INCLUDING ENTRIES AND EXITS

Number of Businesses - at 30 June

Non-employing businesses no.
21 588
21 759
21 978
-
-
Employing businesses: 1 to 4 employees no.
8 046
8 385
8 766
-
-
Employing businesses: 5 or more employees no.
7 008
6 990
6 897
-
-
Total businesses no.
36 642
37 134
37 641
-
-

Business Entries - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business entries no.
3 489
3 414
3 750
-
-
Employing business entries no.
1 791
1 749
1 824
-
-
Total business entries no.
5 280
5 163
5 574
-
-

Business Exits - year ended 30 June

Non-employing business exits no.
4 557
3 330
3 537
-
-
Employing business exits no.
363
1 302
1 125
-
-
Total business exits no.
4 920
4 632
4 662
-
-

* There is a break in the Superannuation and Annuities series in 2008-2009. For further information, please see ABS cat. no. 6524.0.55.002