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Budget 2007-2008 Northern Territory Economic Overview

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Title

Budget 2007-2008 Northern Territory Economic Overview

Other title

Tabled paper 865

Collection

Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2007-05-01

Description

Tabled By Sydney Stirling

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/283514

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410859

Page content

Northern Territory 007-08 budget The Public Sector The public sector is a major contributor to the Territory economy, providing a wide range of services. It consists of Australian, Territory and local government activity, including defence. In 2005-06, the non-defence public sector accounted for about 24.7 per cent of state final demand (SFD) higher than most other jurisdictions. The non-defence public sector is the largest employer in the Territory, accounting for about 27 per cent of total employment in 2005-06 (32 per cent when defence is included). The size of the non-defence public sector relative to the size of the Territory economy has declined over the past two decades, reflecting the maturation and diversification of the Territory economy. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Qld WA Vic NSW SA Tas NT ACT Australia Non-Defence Defence %Public Sector Expenditure as a Proportion of SFD, 2005-06 Source: ABS Cat. No. 5206.0


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