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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Jan 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/01/2008   
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Image: Consumption and InvestmentCONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT

Retail Trade
New Motor Vehicle Sales
Private New Capital Expenditure

RETAIL TRADE

The November 2007 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,202.0 million, a 12% increase since November 2006. Food retailing accounted for 40% of total retail turnover in November 2007 and Hospitality and service industries turnover contributed 19%.

Retail turnover(a), All Industries - Queensland
Graph: Retail turnover(a), All Industries—Queensland



In the twelve months to November 2007, the industry groups with the largest percentage increases in retail turnover (trend) were Recreational goods and Other retailing, both rising 15% to $155.2 million and $386.6 million, respectively. Clothing and soft goods retailing was the only group to show a decrease: -5.2% to $229.6 million.

Retail Turnover By Industry Group, Queensland, Trend - Percentage change over twelve months to November 2007
Graph: Retail Turnover By Industry Group, Trend—Percentage change over twelve months to November 2007



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

In trend terms, 10,548 new passenger vehicles and 19,812 vehicles in total were sold in November 2007 in Queensland. Corresponding sales for Australia were 52,117 and 89,182.


In November 1997, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 68% of total new vehicle sales in Queensland. By November 2007, the proportion of new passenger vehicle sales had fallen to 53%.

New Motor Vehicle Sales, Trend(a) - Queensland
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Trend(a)—Queensland



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

Between the June 2007 and the September 2007 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 2.9% to $4,107 million.


Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 2.5% to $2,699 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 3.6% to $1,408 million.


Comparing the September 2007 quarter with the September 2006 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure increased by 12%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery grew by 15% and expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 8.3%.

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



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

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