1132.0 - Directory of Transport Statistics, 2000
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Balance of Payments
Balance of Payments
Balance of Payments Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 5336
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 7219
To provide a systematic record of Australia's transactions with the rest of the world, including international transactions in transportation and travel services.
The collection provides estimates of Australia's balance of payments, including significant detail for its constituent transactions.
The ABS conducts a number of surveys of businesses, individuals and organisations with international transactions and uses a variety of administrative by-product records in the compilation of the balance of payments.
The ABS and other collections that are used in estimating the transport-related components of the balance of payments include:
Data are available on current account credits and debits for transportation services.
The main transport related components include the earnings and expenditure abroad of Australian resident transport operators, and the earnings and expenditure in Australia of non-resident transport operators. (Credits include freight and insurance on exports earned by residents, charter and leasing, goods procured in ports by non-residents and other transportation credits. Debits include freight and insurance on imports by non-residents, passenger services earned by non-residents, charter and leasing, goods procured in ports by residents and other transportation debits.)
Data are available by trading partner.
Frequency of Data Availability
Released monthly for goods and summary services data only. The balance of payments is available quarterly and annually for comprehensive and more detailed data.
Data are available from September quarter 1959; monthly data are available from July 1971.
Products and Services
International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (cat. no. 5368.0)
Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5302.0)
Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia (cat. no. 5363.0)
Balance of Payments, Australia: Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 5331.0)
Balance of Payments, Australia: Summary of Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 5351.0)
Information Paper: Quality of Balance of Payments, Australia (cat. no. 5342.0)
A Guide to Australian Balance of Payments Statistics (cat. no. 5362.0)
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