The video hire industry includes all businesses mainly engaged in hiring pre-recorded video cassettes and DVDs for personal use, but excludes businesses which receive only a minor part of their income from the hiring of videos, such as service stations, chemists and newsagents.
At 30 June 2000 there were 28 businesses in the video hire industry in Tasmania operating from 45 locations. Total employment for the industry was 216, while wage and salaries paid were $3.6m and total income was $14.8m.
VIDEO HIRE INDUSTRY - 1999-2000
|Wages and salaries|
(a) At 30 June.
Source: Video Hire Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8562.0).