6248.0.55.002 - Employment and Earnings, Public Sector, Australia, 2018-19 Quality Declaration 
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1. PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES, Level of government - States and territories

June 2018
June 2019
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

New South Wales
54.0
473.5
53.9
581.4
53.4
485.5
57.2
596.1
Victoria
47.2
369.9
50.5
467.7
48.8
386.7
52.5
488.0
Queensland
29.0
331.0
42.7
402.7
28.1
341.2
43.1
412.5
South Australia
14.7
116.1
11.1
141.9
14.0
122.2
10.9
147.1
Western Australia
12.7
173.6
22.4
208.7
12.8
177.6
23.2
213.5
Tasmania
5.2
np
np
51.2
5.1
np
np
53.3
Northern Territory
4.2
27.6
2.9
34.8
4.1
28.4
2.9
35.4
Australian Capital Territory
73.7
np
np
98.5
75.7
np
np
100.6
Australia
240.7
1 558.7
187.6
1 987.0
242.1
1 610.6
194.0
2 046.7

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated


2. PUBLIC SECTOR CASH WAGES AND SALARIES, Level of government - States and territories

2017-18
2018-19
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
Commonwealth
State
Local
Total
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

New South Wales
4 600.8
36 768.1
3 729.2
45 098.1
4 740.4
38 824.4
4 035.4
47 600.2
Victoria
4 139.7
28 763.2
3 118.0
36 020.9
4 494.7
30 791.4
3 260.7
38 546.9
Queensland
2 289.6
27 039.4
3 142.7
32 471.7
2 306.3
28 531.6
3 296.8
34 134.7
South Australia
1 289.4
9 253.4
789.3
11 332.1
1 250.3
9 860.2
803.5
11 914.0
Western Australia
984.1
14 822.1
1 395.2
17 201.5
1 032.9
15 049.1
1 469.3
17 551.3
Tasmania
416.7
np
np
3 843.3
431.9
np
np
4 083.5
Northern Territory
328.3
2 628.6
164.7
3 121.6
326.1
2 750.8
171.9
3 248.8
Australian Capital Territory
7 310.3
np
np
9 502.8
7 572.5
np
np
9 814.6
Australia
21 358.9
124 640.8
12 592.3
158 592.0
22 155.1
131 441.3
13 297.4
166 893.8

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated


3. PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES AND CASH WAGES AND SALARIES, Industry

Employees Cash wages and salaries
June 2018
June 2019
2017-18
2018-19
'000
'000
$m
$m

Electricity, gas, water and waste services
48.2
48.9
5 255.3
5 475.7
Construction
8.6
8.6
859.8
879.7
Transport, postal and warehousing
82.6
82.5
7 269.4
7 426.0
Information media and telecommunications
17.2
16.9
1 709.0
1 729.2
Financial and insurance services
12.5
13.1
1 438.0
1 530.5
Rental, hiring and real estate services
4.9
5.2
432.4
440.3
Professional, scientific and technical services
27.1
26.5
2 526.6
2 538.1
Public administration and safety
615.0
636.8
51 609.8
54 843.2
Education and training
627.6
648.8
43 296.3
45 449.2
Health care and social assistance
509.5
526.9
41 859.9
44 389.8
Arts and recreation services
18.5
19.0
1 074.4
1 131.4
Other industries(a)
15.2
13.6
1 261.2
1 060.6
All industries
1 987.0
2 046.7
158 592.0
166 893.8

(a) Includes Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Mining, Manufacturing, Wholesale trade, Retail trade, Accommodation and food services, Administrative and support services and Other services.