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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004   
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Contents >> Manufacturing >> Price indexes

The ABS compiles two price indexes relating to the manufacturing industry: the Price Index of Materials Used in Manufacturing Industries; and the Price Index of Articles Produced by Manufacturing Industries. More information on the concepts underlying these indexes and other price indexes produced by the ABS is provided in Prices.

Tables 18.25 and 18.26 set out index numbers for selected components of the two price indexes.

18.25 PRICE INDEXES(a)(b), Materials used

Industry
1997-98
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Food, beverages and tobacco
110.0
110.5
110.8
121.0
137.8
136.0
Textiles and textile products
96.3
94.0
91.6
102.3
106.9
110.3
Knitting mills and clothing
107.1
106.4
102.6
106.5
109.2
107.6
Footwear
109.7
110.3
107.4
120.3
130.3
130.6
Leather and leather products
91.9
93.5
97.8
107.2
102.7
100.3
Sawmilling and timber products
119.8
119.8
123.0
132.8
136.1
130.0
Paper and paper products
96.4
97.6
99.8
110.0
109.7
104.8
Printing and publishing
105.5
108.1
107.7
116.5
119.3
116.9
Petroleum and coal products
108.4
94.4
157.8
217.7
175.9
188.3
Chemicals
111.9
111.4
114.0
126.3
121.0
118.3
Rubber and plastics
113.4
110.1
110.8
123.9
121.6
123.5
Non-metallic mineral products
112.6
111.3
110.7
111.5
115.4
123.1
Basic metal products
93.4
91.7
92.5
101.7
106.0
104.6
Fabricated metal products
107.3
106.2
106.1
111.7
110.6
111.0
Transport equipment and parts
113.5
116.8
120.5
125.2
124.6
124.8
Electronic equipment and other machinery
104.6
103.7
103.4
108.0
107.2
107.5
Other manufacturing
113.8
115.3
118.8
125.6
124.4
124.0
All materials
107.0
105.9
115.8
132.4
132.4
131.9

(a) Reference base year is 1989-90 = 100.0.
(b) The index is on a net basis and relates in concept only to transactions in materials used in the industry that are produced from other industries or from overseas.
Source: Producer Price Indexes, Australia (6427.0).

18.26 PRICE INDEXES(a)(b), Articles produced

Industry
1997-98
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Food, beverages and tobacco
122.0
122.6
125.1
131.4
139.9
139.9
Textiles and textile products
104.7
102.9
103.8
108.6
111.8
120.3
Knitting mills, clothing, footwear and leather
116.5
117.9
119.5
120.7
122.3
124.8
Log sawmilling and other wood products
118.9
121.0
126.0
130.7
132.4
135.1
Paper and paper products
110.2
110.4
111.3
114.9
115.9
117.9
Printing, publishing and recorded media
139.2
143.6
148.9
152.4
155.5
155.2
Petroleum and coal products
101.7
86.8
137.5
190.2
158.5
172.6
Chemicals
110.7
110.8
111.7
115.8
113.9
115.1
Rubber and plastics
113.8
114.0
114.9
119.1
123.9
124.5
Non-metallic mineral products
116.7
117.1
117.5
117.8
118.7
125.8
Basic metal products
102.2
98.7
104.8
115.4
107.9
104.8
Fabricated metal products
113.1
113.6
115.2
116.7
118.6
122.2
Transport equipment and parts
116.6
117.8
119.6
124.1
128.5
129.4
Electronic equipment and other machinery
109.7
109.1
109.9
112.3
114.2
113.8
Other manufacturing
119.6
121.4
123.8
128.8
131.0
127.9
All articles
115.9
115.6
120.6
128.5
128.8
130.3

(a) Reference base year is 1989-90 = 100.0.
(b) The index is on a net basis and relates in concept only to transactions in materials used in the industry that are produced from other industries or from overseas.
Source: Producer Price Indexes, Australia (6427.0).


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