Waste Management Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8698.0)
The objective of the waste management services survey was to provide the fundamental base line data necessary to understand the nature of the industry, to enable comparison with other industries and to provide a benchmark for measuring change over time.
The scope the survey was all employing private and public trading businesses whose main activity was the collection and/or disposal of refuse (except through sewerage systems) (i.e. businesses classified to Class 9634 (Waste Disposal Services) of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC). The waste management activities of general government organisations (mostly local government authorities) were also included.
Published data reflects a range of standard outputs including:
The tables contain data at the Australia level with State tables showing:
- sources of income
- items of expenditure
- characteristics of employment
- selected performance ratios
- various activity data such as quantities of solid waste and recyclables
- number of businesses/organisations
- total employment
- selected income and expense items
New South Wales
FREQUENCY OF DATA AVAILABILITY
This survey has only been conducted once in respect of 1996-1997.
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