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TV drama spending by state

Share of expenditure in Australia on TV drama production by state, for programs shot 1998/99–2014/15

Next update March 2017


For titles lists by state since 2007/08, see under Drama production overview > Activity summary.

2010/11–2014/15

Between 2010/11 and 2014/15, NSW and Victoria accounted for a slightly greater proportion of TV drama production expenditure compared with the previous 12-year period, with a share of 41 per cent and 44 per cent respectively. The share of expenditure by the other states decreased slightly.

Share of expenditure on TV drama by state, 2010/11–2014/15

Graph: Share of expenditure on TV drama by state, 2010/11-2014/15. Table below has the data.
 
  NSW Vic Qld SA Other1
Total 2010/11–2014/15 ($m) 724 776 171 48 33
% share 41% 44% 10% 3% 2%

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Figures may not total exactly due to rounding.
Includes Australian productions (both domestic and co-productions) and foreign shoot and PDV-only productions.
Based on location of spending.
1. Figures for Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and ACT are combined for confidentiality reasons.


1998/99–2009/10

In the 12 years to 2009/10, NSW accounted for 42 per cent of the TV drama production slate (as measured by expenditure in Australia by foreign and Australian productions), followed by Victoria (38 per cent) and Queensland (14 per cent).

Share of expenditure on TV drama by state, 1998/99–2009/10

Graph: Share of expenditure on TV drama by state, 1998/99–2009/10. Table below has the data.
 
  NSW Vic Qld SA Other1
Total 1998/99–2009/10 ($m) 1,566 1,409 516 98 117
% share 42% 38% 14% 3% 3%

Source: Screen Australia.

Notes:
Figures may not total exactly due to rounding.
Includes Australian productions (both domestic and co-productions) and foreign productions shot here. Excludes foreign PDV-only productions.
Based on location of spending.
1. Figures for Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and ACT are combined for confidentiality reasons.

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