8696.0 - Community Services, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/06/2010   
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At the end of June 2009, there were 31,548 persons employed in other residential care services, with 29,282 (93%) employed by 'not for profit' organisations. The predominant activity of persons employed within the industry (26,490) was the direct provision of community services to clients. There were 23,137 females employed, accounting for 73% of total employment. During 2008-09, 26,205 volunteers provided assistance to the industry, with 99% of these assisting 'not for profit' organisations.

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