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business trends by state

Number of PDV businesses, income and employment by state, 1996/97, 1999/00, 2002/03 and 2006/07

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Number of businesses

In 2006/07, of a total of 497 PDV businesses in Australia, over two-thirds (364) were based in NSW, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Service Industry Survey. Significant non-employing businesses (i.e. those with an annual turnover of at least $70,000) were included for the first time, comprising 147 businesses or 29.6 per cent of the national total.

No. businesses by state, 2006/07

Number PDV businesses by state, 2006/07. Table following provides the data.
  NSW Vic Qld SA WA Total1
1996/97 ^107 *19 *22 n.p. *10 ^156
% share 68.6% 12.2% 14.1% n.p. 6.4% 100%
1999/00 ^159 ^63 *12 *10 *12 266
% share 59.8% 23.7% 4.5% 3.8% 4.5% 100%
2002/03 ^125 ^45 *12 **14 n.p. ^195
% share 63.8% 23.0% 6.1% 7.1% n.p. 100%
2006/07 ^364 ^74 ^40 *16 12 ^497
% share n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Television, Film and Video Production and Post-production Services, 2006/07 (cat. no. 8679.0); and unpublished data from Television, Film and Video Production, 2002/03 (cat. no. 8679.0); Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1999/00 (cat. no. 8679.0) and Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1996/97 (cat. no. 8679.0).

Notes:
Classifications and definitions for the PDV sector and PDV businesses have changed over time, as has the way state estimates have been compiled: see Focus on PDV and About the data. Only 2006/07 figures include significant non-employing businesses.
As businesses may have operated in more than one state, the counts of businesses for each state do not sum to the total for Australia.
^ Estimate has a relative standard error of 10–25 per cent and should be used with caution.
* Estimate has a relative standard error of 25–50 per cent and should be used with caution.
** Estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50 per cent and is considered too unreliable for general use.
n.p. Not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated.
1. Figures for Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory are not available for publication, but are included in totals where applicable.

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Income

NSW businesses had the greatest share of total income earned by the PDV sector in 2006/07 ($288 million or 64.9 per cent of total), followed by Victoria and Queensland. Significant non-employing businesses (i.e. those with an annual turnover of at least $70,000) were included for the first time, comprising 147 businesses or 4.8 per cent of the national total income.

Share of income by state, 2006/07

Graph: Share of total PDV income by state, 2006/07. Table following provides the data.
  NSW Vic Qld SA WA Total1
1996/97 99.7 27.9 10.5 n.p. *8.7 151.3
% share 65.9% 18.4% 6.9% n.p. 5.8% 100%
1999/00 ^173.5 ^72.6 *6.9 *3.0 *2.8 260.5
% share 66.6% 27.9% 2.6% 1.2% 1.1% 100%
2002/03 227 76.6 ^76.9 *3.8 n.p. 387.6
% share 58.6% 19.8% 19.8% 1.0% n.p. 100%
2006/07 288.1 ^86.0 53.1 10.0 5.5 444.0
% share 64.9% 19.4% 12.0% 2.3% 1.2% 100%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Television, Film and Video Production and Post-production Services, 2006/07 (cat. no. 8679.0); and unpublished data from Television, Film and Video Production, 2002/03 (cat. no. 8679.0); Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1999/00 (cat. no. 8679.0) and Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1996/97 (cat. no. 8679.0).

Notes:
Includes all income earned by PDV businesses, not just income from the provision of PDV services.
Classifications and definitions for the PDV sector and PDV businesses have changed over time, as has the way state estimates have been compiled: see Focus on PDV and About the data.
Only 2006/07 figures include significant non-employing businesses.
^ Estimate has a relative standard error of 10–25 per cent and should be used with caution.
* Estimate has a relative standard error of 25–50 per cent and should be used with caution.
1. Figures for Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory are not available for publication, but are included in totals if applicable.

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Employment

As of the end of June 2007, NSW was the largest employer in the PDV sector, followed by Victoria and Queensland. Significant non-employing businesses (i.e. those with an annual turnover of at least $70,000) were included for the first time, comprising 147 businesses or 5.6 per cent of the national employment total; by definition, these were working proprietors and partners.

Share of employment by state, 2006/07

Graph: Employment in the PDV sector by state, 2006/07. Table following provides the data.
  NSW Vic Qld SA WA Total1
1996/97 ^623 ^165 ^66 n.p. ^78 973
% share 64.0% 17.0% 6.8% n.p. 8.0% 100%
1999/00 ^1,087 ^723 ^68 *45 ^30 1,978
% share 55.0% 36.6% 3.4% 2.3% 1.5% 100%
2002/03 1,262 480 236 ^32 n.p. 2,044
% share 61.7% 23.5% 11.6% 1.6% n.p. 100%
2006/07 1,668 ^580 552 ^84 69 2,971
% share 56.1% 19.5% 18.6% 2.8% 2.3% 100%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Television, Film and Video Production and Post-production Services, 2006/07 (cat. no. 8679.0); and unpublished data from Television, Film and Video Production, 2002/03 (cat. no. 8679.0); Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1999/00 (cat. no. 8679.0) and Film and Video Production and Distribution, 1996/97 (cat. no. 8679.0).

Notes:
Classifications and definitions for the PDV sector and PDV businesses have changed over time, as has the way state estimates have been compiled: see see Focus on PDV and About the data.
Only 2006/07 figures include significant non-employing businesses.
^ Estimate has a relative standard error of 10–25 per cent and should be used with caution.
* Estimate has a relative standard error of 25–50 per cent and should be used with caution.
n.p. Not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated.
1. Figures for Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory are not available for publication, but are included in totals if applicable.

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