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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/06/2004   
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Contents >> Income >> Personal income taxation

In 2000-01, there were 238,359 Tasmanian individual tax returns lodged. Of these, 188,098 (78.9% of returns) were taxable, i.e. where an amount of net tax was charged (gross taxes less rebates and credits plus Medicare levy and Medicare levy surcharge). A further 50,261 (21.1%) returns were non-taxable, i.e. where no amount of net tax was charged.

The average taxable income of Tasmanians was $28,080, compared to $32,593 for Australians as a whole. Average net tax paid by Tasmanian taxpayers amounted to $7,331 compared to $9,342 paid by all Australians.


INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS, Selected characteristics - 2000-01(a)

Units
Tasmania
Australia

Taxable returns
no.
188,098
8,351,250
Non-taxable returns
no.
50,261
1,922,229
Total
no.
238,359
10,273,479
Average taxable income(b)
$
28,080
32,593
Average net tax(c)
$
7,331
9,342

(a) Sourced from individual income tax returns and associated business and professional items schedules processed by 31 October 2002. The statistics are not necessarily complete.
(b) Average taxable income is for taxable and non-taxable returns combined and is calculated before rounding.
(c) Calculated using taxable returns only.

Source: Australian Taxation Office, Income Tax Data.


FURTHER INFORMATION

The following link will take you to the Taxation Statistics section of the Australian Taxation Office web site. Here, among other statistics, you will find summary tables incorporating personal income taxation figures:

Taxation Statistics 2000-01: A summary of taxation, superannuation and industry benchmark statistics 2000-01 and 2001-02

Regional wage and salary earners statistics, provided by the ATO and published by the ABS, are also available by following the link below:

5673.0.55.001 Regional Wage and Salary Earner Statistics, Australia - Electronic Publication (Main Features - Tasmania)


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