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1146.0 - Directory of Service Industries Statistics, 2002  
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Contents >> Health and Community Services Industry >> Audiology and Audiometry Services

Audiology and Audiometry Services, Australia (cat. no. 8554.0)

PURPOSE

To provide key measures on the performance of the Audiology and Audiometry services industry. To identify the nature and structure of the industry/activity in terms of employment, income, costs and its contribution to the Australian economy.


SCOPE

The collection was a census of all businesses mainly engaged in the provision of audiology and audiometry services such as hearing assessment, consultation and diagnostic work and sale and fitting of hearing instruments. In terms of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), audiology and audiometry services are part of Class 8639 Health Services nec.


DATA DETAIL

Published data reflects a range of standard outputs including:

  • activities by type of business
  • sources of income
  • items of expenditure
  • characteristics of employment
  • selected statistics by practice size
  • selected performance ratios

The tables contain data at the Australia level with one state table showing:
  • number of businesses
  • employment
  • wages and salaries
  • total income


GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE

Australia
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
ACT



FREQUENCY OF DATA AVAILABILITY

The Allied Health Industries Collection was conducted for the first and only time in respect of the 1997-1998 financial year. In addition to the Audiology and Audiometry services industry, the collection covered the Dental Services, Optometry and Optical Dispensing Services, Physiotherapy Services and Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services industries.


ASSOCIATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Dental Services, Australia (cat. no. 8551.0)
Optometry and Optical Dispensing Services, Australia (cat. no. 8553.0)
Physiotherapy Services, Australia (cat. no. 8552.0)
Chiropractic and Osteopathic Services, Australia (cat. no. 8550.0)

For information on other related products and services visit the Product Information page.


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