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6248.0.55.002 - Employment and Earnings, Public Sector, Australia, 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/12/2009   
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    KEY FIGURES

Employees
Cash wages and salaries
June 2009
2008-09
'000
$m

Commonwealth Government
242.9
16 557.4
State Government
1 386.6
83 111.6
Local Government
178.0
8 465.8
Total Public Sector
1 807.4
108 134.8


    KEY POINTS

  • In June 2009 there were 1,807,400 public sector employees. There were 242,900 employees in Commonwealth government, 1,386,600 in state government and 178,000 in local government.


    NOTES


    INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION

    The estimates in this publication are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 edition (cat. no. 1292.0). For further details see paragraph 16 of the Explanatory Notes.


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