NAME OF COLLECTION
Business Operations and Industry Performance
Economy Wide Statistics Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5288Operating businesses
Total operating income
Total operating expenses
Operating profit before tax
Industry gross product
Industry value added
Facsimile: 1800 246 303
To provide an annual summary and estimates of industry performance in electricity, gas and water supply.
The statistics produced in the publication are sourced from the Economic Activity Survey (EAS) and relate to business in the public trading and private employing sectors of the Australian economy including the energy sector.
Method of collection
Information is provided freely by individuals, businesses, governments and other organisations. The EAS results are from details of profit and loss statements and balance sheets collected from selected businesses mainly by mail-out questionnaires.
Below are some data items that are available for 1997-98.
Return on assets
Return on net worth
Frequency of data availability
Annual. Year ended 30 June.
Data are available from 1990.
PublicationsBusiness Operations & Industry Performance 1997-98 (cat. no. 8140.0)