5512.0 - Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/04/2012   
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CASH OPERATING RESULTS, 2010-11



The cash operating result for All levels of Government in 2010–11 was a deficit of –$56,820m for the General Government sector and a deficit of –$72,047 for the Total Public sector.

The following table presents the 2010–11 cash operating surplus/deficit results by sector for each jurisdiction.

CASH OPERATING RESULTS, 2010–11

General Government
Non–financial Public Sector
Total Public Sector(a)
2010–11
2010–11
2010–11
$m
$m
$m

SURPLUS (+)/DEFICIT(–)
Commonwealth government
–44 187
–45 362
–45 008
State and Local Government
New South Wales
–1 739
–5 124
–4 889
Victoria
–2 009
–5 826
–5 700
Queensland
–6 601
–10 352
–11 962
South Australia
–1 567
–2 032
–1 756
Western Australia
–345
–2 249
–1 977
Tasmania
–289
–410
–239
Northern Territory
–489
–760
–713
Australian Capital Territory
10
–337
–337
Total
–13 031
–27 090
–27 575
Multi-jurisdictional(b)
–922
–792
–792
Total
–56 820
–71 916
–72 047

(a) The Total Public sector comprises General Government, Public Non-Financial Corporations and Public Financial Corporations. The sum of individual levels of government or sectors may not agree with the Total Public Sector figures due to transfers between levels of government.
(b) The Multi-jurisdictional sector contains units where jurisdiction is shared between two or more governments, or classification of a unit to a jurisdiction is otherwise unclear. The main types of units currently falling into this category are the public universities.