1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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At June 1998 there were 70 physiotherapy practices in Tasmania, operating from 105 locations. Employment in the physiotherapy industry in Tasmania at 30 June 1998 was 222.

Total wages and salaries paid in the physiotherapy industry for 1997-98 was $3.1m, while total income for businesses during the same period was $8.3m and the total operating profit margin was 28.9%.

PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICES - 1997-98

Unit
Tasmania
Australia

Practices(a)
no.
70
3,242
Locations(a)
no.
105
4,050
Employment(a)
no.
222
9,055
Wages and salaries
$m
3.1
132.4
Total income
$m
8.3
364.1
Operating profit margin
%
28.9
25.7

(a) At 30 June.

Source: Physiotherapy Services, Australia, 1997-98 (Cat. no. 8552.0).

At 30 June 1998 there were 116 physiotherapists working in Tasmania. Of these 26 (22.4%) were male and 90 (77.6%) were female. At June 1998, Tasmania had one physiotherapist for every 4,068 people. This compared to the national rate of one physiotherapist for every 3,615 people.

PHYSIOTHERAPISTS - At 30 June 1998

Unit
Tasmania
Australia

Male
no.
26
1,829
Female
no.
90
3,358
Persons
no.
116
5,187
Population per physiotherapist
no.
4,068
3,615

Source: Physiotherapy Services, Australia, 1997-98 (Cat. no. 8552.0).


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