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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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At 30 June 1998 there were 55 practices in the dental services industry in Tasmania operating in 77 locations. Total employment in the dental services industry was 354, of which 24 were working proprietors and partners and 330 were other employees.

Total wages and salaries paid in the dental services industry in 1997-98 was $11.1m. Total income was $29.9m, while operating profit margin was 21.5%.


DENTAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, Tasmania - 1997-98

Unit
Tasmania
Australia

Practices(a)
no.
55
5,099
Locations(a)
no.
77
6,384
Employment
Working proprietors and partners(a)
no.
24
4,364
Employees(a)
no.
330
19,744
Total employment(a)
no.
354
24,108
Wages and salaries
$m
11.1
505.7
Total income
$m
29.9
1,685.2
Operating profit margin
%
21.5
26.9

(a) At 30 June.
Source: Dental Services, Australia (cat. no. 8551.0).


At 30 June 1998 there were 98 dentists operating in Tasmania. Of these 81 (82.7%) were males and 17 (18.7%) were females. At end of June 1998 there were 4,815 persons for every dentist in Tasmania. This compared to the national rate of 2,628 persons for every dentist.


DENTISTS - At 30 June 1998

Unit
Tasmania
Australia

Male
no.
81
5,646
Female
no.
17
1,488
Persons
no.
98
7,134
Population per dentist
no.
4,815
2,628

Source: Dental Services, Australia (cat. no. 8551.0).


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