Australian Bureau of Statistics 

5676.0  Business Indicators, Australia, Mar 2010
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/05/2010 
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ANALYSIS BY INDUSTRY In volume terms, the trend estimate for total inventories rose 0.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5% this quarter. MINING In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 1.9% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 9.2% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 3.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.0%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 2.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 2.0% this quarter. MANUFACTURING In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 10.0% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 16.8% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.3% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.8%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 2.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.3%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories fell 0.6% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.8% this quarter. ELECTRICITY, GAS, WATER AND WASTE SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 1.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 5.3% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.3% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.3% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services fell 0.4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 2.9%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories fell 2.0% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.5% this quarter. CONSTRUCTION In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 1.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 16.7% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 2.4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.8% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services fell 0.4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.2% this quarter. WHOLESALE TRADE In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 4.7% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.9% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.3%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.6%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories rose 2.0% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.9% this quarter. RETAIL TRADE In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 0.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.1% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.0%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories fell 0.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.7% this quarter. ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 4.7% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 6.2% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.3% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services fell 0.9% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 3.1%. In volume terms, the trend estimate for inventories rose 3.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 8.6% this quarter. TRANSPORT, POSTAL AND WAREHOUSING In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 1.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 7.0% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.3% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.2% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.3% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.1% this quarter. INFORMATION MEDIA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 0.4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 5.3% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.3% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 0.4% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.1% this quarter. FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 31.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 47.3% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.8% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services fell 3.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.6% this quarter. RENTAL, HIRING AND REAL ESTATE SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 3.6% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 9.1% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.7% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1% this quarter. PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 15.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 17.3% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.6% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.9% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 2.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.5% this quarter. ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 6.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 12.6% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.1% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 3.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.2% this quarter. EDUCATION AND TRAINING In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.7% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.3% this quarter. HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.4% this quarter. ARTS AND RECREATION SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits fell 2.1% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 4.8% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries fell 0.8% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 2.0% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services fell 2.0% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 3.4% this quarter. OTHER SERVICES In current prices, the trend estimate for company gross operating profits rose 10.5% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 5.6% this quarter. In current price terms, the trend estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.7% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.6% this quarter. In volume terms, the trend estimate for sales of goods and services rose 0.2% this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 1.1% this quarter. Document Selection These documents will be presented in a new window.
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