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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Sep 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/09/2007   
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Image: Consumption and InvestmentCONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT

Retail Trade
New Motor Vehicle Sales
Private New Capital Expenditure

RETAIL TRADE

The July 2007 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,026.7 million, an 11% increase compared with July 2006. Food retailing accounted for 40% of total retail turnover in July 2007 and Hospitality and service industries turnover contributed 17%.

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



The Queensland industry groups with the largest percentage increases in retail turnover (trend) in the twelve months to July 2007 were Household goods, rising 14% to $612.6 million and Recreational goods rising 14% to $171.7 million. The Clothing and soft goods industry group recorded the greatest decrease in retail turnover for the same period, falling by -0.3% to $260.8 million.

Retail Turnover By Industry Group, Trend - Percentage change over twelve months to July 2007
Graph: Retail Turnover By Industry Group, Trend—Percentage change over twelve months to July 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, 10,842 new passenger vehicles and 19,520 vehicles in total were sold in July 2007 in Queensland. Corresponding sales for Australia were 53,740 and 87,238.


In July 1997, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 69% of total vehicle sales in Queensland. By July 2007, the proportion of new passenger vehicle sales had fallen to 56%.

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 March 2007 and the June 2007 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 3.1% to $4,028 million. This follows a 7% increase in the trend estimate for March 2007. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 3.5% to $2,732 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 2.2% to $1,295 million.


Comparing the June 2007 quarter with the June 2006 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure increased by 8.9%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery grew by 13% and expenditure on Buildings and structures decreased by 8.5%.

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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