Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (143K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Preface
    • Abbreviations and symbols
  • Chapters (282K PDF)
    1. Background and summary
      • Background
      • Data sources
      • Summary of findings
      • Revisions
    2. Total expenditure on welfare services
      • Welfare services expenditure and the general level of economic activity
      • Expenditure per person
    3. Funding of welfare services in Australia
      • Broad sources of funds
      • Funding by governments
        • Distribution of government funding
        • Growth in funding of welfare services by category
      • Non-government community service organisations
      • Households
    4. Concessions to households
    5. Social expenditure
      • Cash benefits and benefits-in-kind
        • Old age
        • Incapacity-related
        • Families
        • Survivors and other social policy areas
    6. Special feature: Child care services in Australia
      • Total funding of child care services
      • Average expenditure per child on child care services
      • Employment conditions of children's care workers
      • Hours worked
      • Workforce
    7. Technical notes
      • Government Purpose Classification
        • Welfare services
        • Social security
      • Revisions
        • Revisions due to changes in data sources
        • Revision due to reclassification of expenditure items
  • End matter (152K PDF)
    • Appendix A: Tables - Expenditure and funding of welfare services
    • Appendix B: Population data
    • Appendix C: Tables - Child care services
    • References