1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Service Industries >> Community services >> 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
n.p.
34.3
Statutory protection and placement
n.p.
232.8
Juvenile and disability corrective services
n.p.
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
n.p. not available for publication but included in totals where applicable

Source: Community Services, Australia, 1995-96 and 1999-2000 (Cat. no. 8696.0).


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