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1309.0 - Australia at a Glance, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2007   
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Image: Industry - Includes: Production and GDP, Agriculture, Building Work Done, Retail Turnover, Tourism, Registered Motor Vehicles

INDUSTRY


PRODUCTION AND GDP(a)(b)

1994-95
2004-05
$m
$m

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
16,401
25,362
Mining
27,573
35,707
Manufacturing
80,694
96,144
Electricity, gas and water supply
16,879
18,943
Construction
32,345
53,024
Wholesale trade
28,019
41,926
Retail trade
34,373
52,412
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
12,253
18,383
Transport and storage
25,130
38,701
Communication services
12,828
23,799
Finance and insurance
39,984
58,567
Property and business services(c)
60,430
99,153
Government administration and defence
26,338
33,521
Education
30,438
36,987
Health and community services
34,388
51,793
Cultural and recreational services
8,105
11,736
Personal and other services
10,673
15,033
a
Gross domestic product
596,953
857,765

(a) Industry gross value added at basic prices.
(b) Volume measures, reference year is 2003-04.
(c) Excludes ownership of dwellings.


AGRICULTURE
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
$m
$m
$m

Gross value of commodities produced
32,563
36,927
35,555
Crops
15,475
20,491
17,807
Livestock slaughtering etc.
10,676
10,896
12,030
Livestock products
6,412
5,541
5,717



BUILDING WORK DONE(a)
2004-05
2005-06
$m
$m

New houses
21,237
20,852
Other new residential building
11,600
10,253
Alterations and additions
5,915
5,693
Non-residential building
19,848
22,094

(a) Volume measures, reference year is 2004-05.



RETAIL TURNOVER(a)
2004-05
2005-06
$m
$m

Food retailing
80,371
82,334
Department stores
16,283
16,305
Clothing and soft good retailing
13,242
14,002
Hospitality and services
31,832
33,091
Other retailing
59,508
60,357

(a) Volume measures, reference year is 2004-05.


TOURISM
2004
2005
Major source countries of short-term visitor arrivals
'000
'000

New Zealand
1,033
1,099
United Kingdom
676
708
Japan
710
686
United States of America
433
446
a
Short-term international visitor arrivals
5,215
5,497
Australians travelling abroad (number of departures)
4,369
4,754



REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES
2004
2005
Registered motor vehicles
'000
'000

Passenger vehicles
10,669
10,937
Light commercial vehicles, trucks, non-freight carrying trucks and buses
2,467
2,561
Motor cycles
396
422





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