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1306.4 - South Australia at a Glance, 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/05/2008   
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INDUSTRY

Agriculture
Manufacturing
Mining
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Building Work Done
New Motor Vehicle Sales
Retail Trade
Gambling
Tourist Accommodation
International Tourism

AGRICULTURE
SA
Aust.
June 2006
June 2006

Establishments with agricultural activity
no.
14 901
137 968
Area planted to crops
'000 ha
4 499
24 816
Area of farms
'000 ha
55 410
434 943
SA
Aust.
2005-06
2005-06

Agricultural businesses irrigating
no.
6 298
44 826
Volume of water applied
ML
897 197
10 737 364
SA
Aust.
June 2007
June 2007

Gross value of total agriculture(a)
$m
3 557.0
34 198.0
Wheat
$m
337.1
2 522.3
Barley
$m
224.6
1 012.8
Grapes
$m
430.1
1 140.8
Potatoes
$m
190.3
513.7

(a) Preliminary.



MANUFACTURING
SA
Aust.
2005-06
2005-06

Sales and service income
$m
27.3
357.5
Employment (persons)
'000
96.8
1 063.9




MINING
SA
Aust.
2005-06
2005-06

Mineral commodities produced
$m
3 265
91 757
Copper
$m
1 360
6 221
Natural Gas
$m
347
2 466
Uranium oxide
$m
254
530




FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE(a)
SA
Aust.
2005-06
2005-06

Quantity caught
'000 t
57.0
241.0
Gross value
$m
407.2
2 133.0

(a) Estimate.
Source: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Australian Fisheries Statistics 2006


BUILDING WORK DONE(a)
SA
Aust.
2006-07
2006-07

New residential building
$m
1 841.6
33 028.7
Alterations and additions
$m
399.0
6 182.7
Non-residential building
$m
1 306.7
25 840.2
Engineering construction
$m
2 289.1
47 687.9

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2005-06.


NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES
SA
Aust.
2007
2007

All vehicles
no.
62 051
1 049 615




RETAIL TRADE
SA
Aust.
2007
2007

Retail turnover
$m
16 038.8
233 827.1
Food retailing
$m
6 763.9
95 627.4
Hospitality and services
$m
2 420.6
37 729.5
Household goods retailing
$m
2 494.0
36 487.5




GAMBLING
SA
Dec qtr 2007

Net gambling revenue
$m
190.8
SA
Dec 2007

Gaming machines
Venues with a gaming licence
no.
12 672
no.
567

Source: Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner, SA - Quarterly Gaming Statistics 2007-2008



TOURIST ACCOMMODATION(a)
SA
Aust.
Sept qtr 2007
Sept qtr 2007

Hotels, motels and serviced apartments
Number
no.
253
4 220
Guest arrivals
'000
549.2
10 483.5

(a) Establishments containing 15 or more rooms.


INTERNATIONAL TOURISM
SA
Aust.
2007
2007

Visitors
'000
364
5 197
Average length of stay
nights
19
30
Expenditure
$m
489
15 675

Source: Tourism Research Australia, International Visitor Survey, December quarter 2007



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