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Number of bank employees in Australiaa,b 187,276
Number of bank customersc 18 million
Number of bank shareholdersa,c 3 million
Dividends paid by banks to shareholdersa,b $27 billion
Tax paid by banksa,b $12.5 billion
Number of banksd 97
Major Bank Levya,b $1.6 billion
Bank branchese 5,314
Bank ATMse 11,560
Value of lending to small business f $144 billion
Average interest rate for small businessi 5.22%

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b Bank annual reports, 8 listed banks,
c Roy Morgan
d APRA, Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Performance Statistics – Highlights
e APRA, Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions Points of Presence Statistics
f RBA, Lending to Business, D14
g RBA, Business Lending Rates, F7


g Galaxy
i Roy Morgan
j Workplace Gender Equality Agency
k Treasury
l Reuters