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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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LEGAL SERVICES

At the end of June 2002, there were 116 legal practices in Tasmania.

LEGAL PRACTICES(a) - 2001-02
Unit
Tasmania

Practices(b)
no.
116
Employment
    Solicitors and barristers(b)
no.
^444
    Other staff(b)
no.
^725
    Total employment(b)
no.
^1,169
Wages and salaries
$m
^27.7
Total income
$m
^84.0

^ estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution.
(a) State estimates are subject to higher levels of sampling error than national estimates, and should be used with care.
(b) At 30 June 2002.
Source: Legal Practices, Australia (cat. no. 8667.0).



REAL ESTATE SERVICES

The Real estate services industry covers businesses mainly engaged in valuing, purchasing, selling (by auction or private treaty), managing or renting real estate on behalf of other people.

At 30 June 2003, there were 88 real estate service businesses in Tasmania operating in 126 locations and employing 957 people. Tasmania has the highest proportion of franchised businesses to the total Tasmanian real estate businesses, 53 businesses were franchised and 35 non franchised. In 2002-03 total wage and salary expenses for businesses in the real estate industry was $42.5m, while total income was $90.1m.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS(a) - 2002-03
Unit
Franchised
real estate agents (b)
Non-franchised
real estate agents
Total Tasmania

Businesses(c)
no.
^53
*35
^88
Locations(c)
no.
^60
^66
^126
Employment(c)
no.
^556
^400
957
Wages and salaries
$m
^25.8
^16.8
42.5
Total income
$m
^52.9
^37.2
90.1

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution.
* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution.
(a) Data for multi-state businesses has been assigned to the state of predominant employment for ABS maintained businesses, while the head office address was used for ATO maintained businesses.
(b) Included real estate agents who were either part of a franchise, marketing group or cooperative.
(c) At 30 June 2003.
Source: Real Estate Services, Australia (cat. no. 8663.0).


ACCOUNTING SERVICES


At the end of June 2002, there were 129 accounting practices in Tasmania employing 1,207 people. Of the 1,207 people employed, 685 (56.8%) were practising accountants while 522 (43.2%) were other staff. Total wages and salaries paid by accounting practices for 2001-02 was $41.8m, while total income generated was $92.7m.

ACCOUNTING PRACTICES(a) - 2001-02
Unit
Tasmania

Practices(b)
no.
^129
Employment(b)
    Practising accountants
no.
685
    Other staff
no.
522
    Total employment
no.
1,207
Wages and salaries
$m
41.8
Total income
$m
92.7

^ estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution.
(a) State estimates are subject to higher levels of sampling error than national estimates, and should be used with care.
(b) At 30 June 2002.
Source: Accounting Practices, Australia (cat. no. 8668.0).

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