1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Between April and June 2000, some 55.0% of Tasmanian employed persons were employees who had leave entitlements (Australia, 58.3%). Some 22.9% of Tasmanian employed persons identified themselves as being casually employed (Australia, 18.3%), and a further 2.5% who did not identify as casuals said that they had no leave entitlements (Australia 1.8%). Some 19.6% of Tasmanian employed persons worked in their own business (including owner managers of both incorporated or unincorporated enterprises) (Australia 21.6%).


EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENTS(a) - April to June 2000

Employment type
Units
Tasmania
Australia

Employees with leave entitlements
Not working on a fixed-term contract
%
50.3
55.0
Working on a fixed-term contract
%
*4.7
3.3

Self-identified casuals
%
22.9
18.3
Employees without leave entitlements, who do not identify as casuals
%
2.5
1.8

Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Not working on a contract basis
%
3.9
5.6
Working on a contract basis
%
*0.9
2.0

Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises
Not working on a contract basis
%
10.8
9.6
Working on a contract basis
%
4.0
4.4

Total(a)
%
100.0
100.0

Number(a)
'000
192.7
8,727.6

* estimate has a relative standard error of between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
(a) Excluding persons who were contributing family workers and employees who worked for payment in kind only in their main job.

Source: Employment Arrangements and Superannuation, Australia, (cat. no. 6361.0).


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