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Businesses Involved in Water Related Activities in SA (Survey of)
 
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    NAME OF ORGANISATION
    Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

    OVERVIEW

    The survey was commissioned by the South Australian Government to measure the impact of outsourcing of water supply and sewerage disposal.

    PURPOSE

    To measure growth in exports (interstate and overseas) by the SA Water Industry.

    SCOPE

    Businesses involved in water related activities - establishments located in SA participating in the provision of goods and services to water supply, sewerage and drainage services within SA, interstate or overseas.

    DATA DETAIL

    Conceptual framework

    The survey collects statistics relating to the sales of goods and services for South Australian businesses participating in or intending to participate in the water, sewerage and drainage related activities of South Australia..

    Main outputs

    Sales of goods & services by destination - interstate, overseas, total.

    Number of businesses trading interstate and overseas.

    Classifications

    The Australian New Zealand Standard Industry Classification is available at the Division or one digit level.

    Other concepts (summary)
    Statistical unit - The survey uses the establishment as the statistical unit for which data are reported. The establishment is defined as the smallest organisational unit within a business within a State or Territory for which annual details of income, expenses, stocks and employment are maintained. In most cases an establishment equates to a single business location.

    Scope - Businesses involved in water related activities are defined as those business establishments resident in South Australia identified as participating in or intending to participate in the provision of goods and/or services to water supply, sewerage and drainage services within South Australia, interstate or overseas.

    Valuation - Data are collected on an accrual accounting basis.

    GEOGRAPHIC DETAIL
    South Australia

    Comments and/or Other Regions

    Management units with establishments operating in SA are in scope.

    COLLECTION FREQUENCY
    Adhoc

    Frequency comments

    Dependant on user funding - not anticipated that it will be conducted again.

    COLLECTION HISTORY

    Collected for 1992/93, 1993/94, 1994/5.

    The survey is unlikely to be conducted again by the ABS.

    DATA AVAILABILITY
    Yes

    Data availability comments

    The survey has ceased and final data for 1994/95 was published in catalogue number 1352.4.


    DATE OF LAST UPDATE FOR THIS DOCUMENT
    09/08/2005 10:43 AM



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