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Question Without Notice No. 957 asked in the Legislative Council on 6 December 2017 by Hon Dr Steve Thomas

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 6 December 2017

PUBLIC SECTOR — EMPLOYMENT
      957. Hon Dr STEVE THOMAS to the minister representing the Treasurer:
What has been the total general government cost of public service employment inclusive of wages, all superannuation costs and all additional employee costs in each financial year from 2001–02, or from the nearest available financial year, to the end of the 2016–17 financial year?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The answer to this question without notice is provided in tabular form and I seek leave to have it incorporated into Hansard.
Leave granted.
The following material was incorporated —
Table 1 below shows salaries, concurrent superannuation costs, and other employee costs such as travel and regional housing expenses), as disclosed in the Appendix of the Annual Report on State Finances.
Table 1
�GENERAL EMPLOYEE EXPENSES
      2009-102010-112011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
      Salaries8,2848,8299,60510,15410,68211,08911,38311,610
      Concurrent costs7938419139651,0301,1071,1671,166
      other employee costs323367419446432430370358
      Total employee expenses9,40010,03710,93711,56512,14412,62612,92013,134
      2001-022002-032003-042004-052005-062006-072007-082008-09
      Salaries4,2094,4864,7875,2535,6946,1826,9067,764
      Concurrent costs375436458519557602666746
      Other employee costs195190191219225232276326
      Total employee expenses4,7795,1125,4375,9916,4767,0177,8488,836

�Note: Columns may not add due to rounding.