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8762.0 - Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, Jun 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/10/2013   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun Qtr 13
Mar Qtr 13 to Jun Qtr 13
Jun Qtr 12 to Jun Qtr 13
$m
% change
% change

TREND ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
22 761.9
-2.0
-2.3
For the public sector(b)
7 664.4
-0.3
-3.7
Total engineering construction
30 424.1
-1.6
-2.6

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
22 829.3
-1.2
-1.1
For the public sector(b)
7 694.7
1.7
-5.7
Total engineering construction
30 524.0
-0.5
-2.3

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2010-11.
(b) Includes work done by the private sector for the public sector and work done by the public sector.

Value of work done, Chain volume measures
Graph: Value of work done, Chain volume measures

Value of work done, Chain volume measures - Trend estimates
Graph: Value of work done Volume terms Trend estimates




JUNE KEY POINTS


VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

TOTAL
  • The trend estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done fell 1.6% in the June 2013 quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done fell 0.5% in the June quarter to $30,524.0m.


PRIVATE SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the private sector fell 2.0% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the private sector fell 1.2% in the June quarter to $22,829.3m.


PUBLIC SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the public sector fell 0.3% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the public sector rose 1.7% in the June quarter to $7,694.7m.


VALUE OF WORK COMMENCED, CURRENT PRICES
  • The value of work commenced in the June quarter was $18,074.1m in original terms, a decrease of 28.1% from the March quarter.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2013 15 January 2014
December 2013 2 April 2014



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This publication updates the preliminary estimates released in Construction Work Done, Australia (cat. no. 8755.0) on 28 August 2013.


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

A readily printable (PDF) publication is no longer released for this and future issues. Headline data items are presented in HTML format. Data series in the Time Series Spreadsheets are maintained and produced to the same timetable currently in place for this release.


DATA NOTE

Several time series spreadsheets for recent quarters contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.

Trend estimates should be used with caution due to the volatility caused by large engineering projects. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 22 to 24 of the explanatory notes.


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