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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Mar 2011 Quality Declaration 
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CONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT

Retail Trade

The January 2011 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,146.6 million, an increase of 0.1% from December 2010, which recorded an increase of 0.1% from November 2010. In January 2011, Food retailing accounted for the greatest proportion of retail turnover at 43% ($1,784 million), the major portion of which was Supermarket and grocery stores at 36% of total retailing ($1,475 million), Household goods retailing at 17% ($691 million) and Other retailing at 14% ($600 million).

Retail Turnover(a), All Industries - Queensland: Trend

Graph: Retail Turnover(a), All Industries - Queensland: Trend



Further information about this topic can be accessed at Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.


New Motor Vehicle Sales

In trend terms, a total of 16,458 new vehicles were sold in Queensland in February 2011. In trend estimate terms, the total number of new vehicle sales has been falling steadily since February 2010 when 17,489 were sold. In February 2011, in trend terms, there were 8,480 passenge vehicles, 3,761 sports utility vehicles and 4,244 other vehicles sold.

Corresponding sales for Australia in February 2011, in trend terms, were 48,386 passenger vehicles, 18,843 sports utility vehicles and 17,256 other vehicles, a total of 84,485 vehicles. Total vehicle sales for Australia, in trend terms, have declined steadily since the April 2010 total of 86,590.

In February 2001, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 64% of total new vehicle sales in Queensland. By February 2011, the proportion for new passenger vehicle sales had fallen to 51%. The proportion of passenger vehicles for Australia was 69% in February 2001 and declined to 57% in February 2011.

New Motor Vehicle Sales, Queensland: Trend
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Queensland: Trend


Further information about new motor vehicle sales can be accessed from Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.


Private New Capital Expenditure

Between the September 2010 and December 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 2.7% to $6,324 million.

During the same period, expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 1.2% to $2,988 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 4.3% to $3,346 million.

Comparing the December 2010 quarter with the December 2009 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure increased by 10.3%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 0.2% and expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 21.5%.

Private New Capital Expenditure, Chain Volume Measures by quarter - Queensland: Trend
Graph: Private New Capital Expenditure, Chain Volume Measures by quarter—Queensland: Trend


Further information on this topic can be accessed at Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.


Queensland's Interstate Trade

Information on this topic can be accessed at Interstate Trade, Queensland (cat. no. 8502.3) or by contacting Queensland Interstate Trade on (07) 3222 6080. This publication is released quarterly.





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