An important industry in the hospitality sector is the cafes and restaurants industry. This includes businesses mainly engaged in operating cafes and restaurants for consumption of meals on the premises and businesses mainly engaged in catering services. Businesses mainly engaged in selling takeaway food are excluded.
At the end of June 2004 there were 356 cafes and restaurants operating in Tasmania employing a total of 3,420 people. During 2003-04 cafes and restaurants in Tasmania paid a total of $40.4m in wages and salaries and generated a total income of $145.1m.
CAFES AND RESTAURANTS - 2003-04
|Wages and salaries|
^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
(a) At 30 June.
Source: Cafes and Restaurants, Australia (cat. no. 8655.0).