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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY

At 30 June 2000 there were 317 community services organisations in Tasmania. Of these, 24 (7.6%) were for profit organisations, 263 (83.0%) were not for profit organisations and 30 (9.5%) were government organisations.

Total expenditure on direct community services activities in 1999-2000 was $318.4m. Of this, not for profit organisations expended $235.5m (74.0% of the State total), for profit organisations expended $18.8m (5.9% of the State total) and government organisations expended $64.1m (20.1% of State total).


COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY, Tasmania - 1999-2000

Expenditure on direct
community services activity

Number of organisations(a)
Value
Proportion of total
no.
$m
%

For profit organisations
24
18.8
5.9
Not for profit organisations
263
235.5
74.0
Government organisations
30
64.1
20.1
Total
317
318.4
100.0

(a) At 30 June.
Source: Community Services, Australia (cat. no. 8696.0).


EXPENDITURE ON DIRECT COMMUNITY SERVICES ACTIVITIES

In 1999-2000 the largest proportion of expenditure on direct community services activities in Tasmania was on residential care, $214.5m. In 1999-2000, some $55.9m was spent on personal and social support and $15.1m was spent on training and employment for people with disabilities. Of the $318.4m on direct community services activities in Tasmania in 1999-2000, government expenditure accounted for 20.1%.

EXPENDITURE ON DIRECT COMMUNITY SERVICES ACTIVITIES - 1999-2000

Tasmania
Australia
$m
$m

Personal and social support
55.9
2,170.4
Child care
12.8
1,156.3
Training and employment for persons with disabilities
15.1
498.5
Financial and material assistance
*6.7
141.6
Residential care
214.5
6,057.6
Foster care placement
2.6
189.9
Accommodation placement and support
np
34.3
Statutory protection and placement
np
232.8
Juvenile and disability corrective services
np
246.4
Other direct community services
0.1
20.4
Total
318.4
10,748.1

%
%
Proportion of total that is government
20.1
24.5

* estimate has a relative standard error of between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable

Source: Community Services, Australia (cat. no. 8696.0).



This section contains the following subsection :
        Community services industry
        Expenditure on direct community services activities

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