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Manufacturing Production Survey

    Name of Collection
    Manufacturing Production Survey

    Assistant Director
    Manufacturing and Construction Section
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    PO Box 10

    Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 5639
    Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 8014
    Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
    Internet: www.abs.gov.au

    To collect production quantities of selected major manufacturing commodities for Australia.

    The information about the level and movement of manufacturing activity is used as an important economic indicator. Detailed commodity and geographical data are mainly used for market analysis.

    Data are collected by mail questionnaire. This survey does not collect data from single establishment manufacturing businesses with fewer than four persons employed or from establishments primarily engaged in non-manufacturing activities but which may carry out some manufacturing in a minor way.

    Data are also collected from a number of different sources, including Department of Primary Industries and Energy, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Dairy Corporation and from ABS agriculture collections.

    Data Detail
  • Production quantities of commodities.

    Data are available for automotive gasoline, fuel oil, aviation turbine fuel and automotive diesel oil.

    Geographic Coverage

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are released monthly, quarterly and annually.

    Products and Services
    Manufacturing Production, Australia (Cat. no. 8301.0)
    Special data services are available on request.

    Example of Information Available

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